LATAM Regional Manager
Adio brings over 8 years of experience in renewable energy development, financing, construction, operations, management and consulting on behalf of developers and investors across Latin America.
Previous to PowerTree, at Evergreen he was responsible for the origination of transactions in Chile for the development of photovoltaic solar energy construction projects and for the acquisition of photovoltaic solar energy assets ready to build. Also performed preliminary analysis and description of investment opportunities, concluding in the negotiation and acquisition of the originated projects. Moreover, he was responsible for the corporate audit to evaluate the controls, procedures and systems established to guarantee the reliability and integrity of the project development information, protecting future assets in compliance with the company’s policies and procedures with a profitable and efficient use of resources.
Prior to his last position, Adio served as Business Development Manager South America at Vector Cuatro, a leading global energy advisor, where he performed due diligence on over 5 GW on behalf of LTI, construction supervision and asset management of a portfolio of projects. Furthermore, he designed and implemented a commercial strategy, understanding each South American market local industry and trends; identifying new business opportunities for asset management, transaction and engineering in Solar PV and Wind Energy. Furthermore, Adio did roadshow trips to strengthen the presence of Vector Cuatro and built a long-term relationship with renewable energy players.
Adio worked at Samsung Engineering in charge of complying with all grid operator’s requests, following of the authority’s requirements and negotiation of the technical definition with Owner (Kosco) and Off-Taker (BHP). In addition, he coordinated and liaised between HQ Office (Seoul, Korea); Site Office (Mejillones, Chile) and Vendor HQ (Santiago, Chile) for the EPC subcontract for construction, installation and commission of the HV Switchyard and Transmission Line; as well as E-House (PDC) package.
At Mainstream Renewable Power he oversaw over 1 GW of solar energy projects throughout Chile, developed and improved analytical tools and data quality control in solar projects. Also, collaboration and participation in the technical evaluation of new projects in countries such as USA, Canada, Kenya, Botswana and South Africa.
He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Universidad de Chile, where he lectured for 4 years as a fellow instructor. In addition, he has a Diploma in Marketing and Sales and a Diploma in Leadership and Management of High-Performance Teams, both from Universidad Adolfo Ibañez.
He speaks English, Italian and Spanish.