THE TEAM

A Team of professionals with complementary capabilities and experience

The Aurea Capital Partners team has wide international experience in project development, investment/divestment, asset management, financing and capital structuring in our target sectors

Carlos Bendito

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Carlos Bendito

Carlos is one of the Partners at Aurea Capital and CEO of ACIM, where he leads the activities of fund raising, origination and M&A. Carlos has more than 25 years experience managing investments, capital structuring and company restructuring.

Before joining Aurea Capital, Carlos held senior leadership positions at international companies such as Triodos Investment Management, Council of Europe Development Bank, PwC and IDOM.

Carlos holds a BA in economics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.


Miguel A. Fernández

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Miguel Fernández

Miguel is one of the Partners at Aurea Capital and Investment Director of ACIM, where he leads the activities of origination and business development. Miguel has more than 20 years experience in development, investment and asset management worldwide.

Before joining Aurea Capital, Miguel held senior leadership positions at relevant multinational companies such as BP Solar, Sunedison and IDOM.

Miguel holds a MSc. in Mining Engineering from the Escuela Politécnica de Madrid, and an MBA from IESE Business School.


Eduardo Foz

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Eduardo Foz

Eduardo is one of the Partners at Aurea Capital and President and Asset Management Director of ACIM, where he leads the activities of origination, fund raising and asset management. Eduardo has more than 10 years experience in conventional and renewable energy, having developed most of his professional career at BP with leadership roles in business development, M&A and strategy.

Eduardo holds a MSc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Zaragoza.


Ángel Heras

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Ángel Heras

Ángel is one of the Partners at Aurea Capital and Investment Director of ACIM, where he leads the activities of business development and asset management. Ángel has more than 15 years of international experience in the renewable and conventional energy sector, in the projects business, from origination and development, to operation and management of the assets, including the investment and divestment phases.

Before joining Aurea Capital, Ángel held leadership positions at BP Solar and BP Oil, always linked to these activities.

Ángel holds a MSc. in Electromechanical Engineering from the Carlos III Univeristy of Madrid and a PDD from IESE Business School.


Jaime Rodríguez

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Jaime Rodríguez

Jaime leads the investment in sustainable agriculture and is an independent member of ACIM’s board. Jaime has more than 25 years of experience in the Financial and Asset Management industry. Before joining ACIM, he was General Manager & Member of the Borad of Metagestión SCIIC, and Managing Director of ING Investment Management Branch in Spain, in charge of business development in Iberia & Latin America since 1999.

Jaime Rodriguez Pato is licensed in Economics by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and holds an Executive MBA by the IE Business School in Madrid.


Rafael Burgos

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Rafael Burgos

Rafa joined the team to lead the Small and Medium Enterprises Industrial Fund (SMEIF).

Rafa is a sound professional with more than 30 years’ experience in CPG’s and retail where he held different senior management positions in multinational companies, such as Leroy Merlin, or SME such as Hidalgo’s Group. He also amassed extensive experience in family business having spent almost 20 years as a member of the Board of Directors at Bodegas Málaga Virgen. Prior to joining Aurea Capital, Rafa launched his own Strategic and M&A Consulting firm.

Rafa received a BA in Economics from Málaga University, an MBA from IE Business School, and a PDD and a PADE, both from IESE Business School.


Juan Manuel Muñoz

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Juan Manuel Muñoz

Juan Manuel is an independent member of ACIM’s board. Currently, Juan Manuel Heads the Illiquid and Special Situations investments at Atitlan Grupo.

Prior to joining Atitlan, Juan Manuel was a Director at Fortress Investment Group, where he was responsible for analyzing public and private distressed debt and special situations investments for their credit hedge fund and private equity vehicles. Prior to Fortress, Juan Manuel was a Vice President in the Distressed Products Group team at Deutsche Bank.

Juan Manuel holds a BA in business administration from the Universidad of Valencia, an MBA from IESE Business School with an exchange in NYU - Stern School of Business (New York, USA).


Eduardo Martínez

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Eduardo Martínez

Eduardo is Portfolio Manager, responsible for the economic, financial, administrative, legal and technical management of the assets in his portfolio. Eduardo is deeply involved throughout the lifecycle of assets, including the origination and supporting the acquisition, and divestment phases.

Eduardo has 5 years of experience managing renewable energy assets. Before joining Aurea Capital, Eduardo held the position of Asset Manager at Sunedison.

Eduardo holds a MSc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Castilla la Mancha and is currently undertaking an Executive Masters in Finance from IE Business School.


Alejandro Santos

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Alejandro Santos

Alejandro is Portfolio Manager, responsible for the economic, financial, administrative, legal and technical management of the assets in his portfolio, and supporting the development of the Aurea Capital asset management platform. Before joining Aurea Capital, Alejandro held the position of Data Analyst at Sunedison.

Alejandro holds a MSc. in Energy Technologies Engineering from the Carlos III Univeristy of Madrid, and an MBA, Finance from the IEB and is currently undertaking CFA level 1.

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