Our Team

We are a multidisciplinary team of professionals with more than 150 years of international experience in the field of sustainable investment, renewable energies and industrial transformation.


We believe in what we do, and we work hand in hand with our partners and clients, who share our vision of the future.

We share the same ‘business DNA’: an entrepreneurial spirit, passion for work, orientation toward service, the search for excellence and the generation of long-term added value.

Innovation and sustainability are the two cornerstones around which all the activity of our team revolves.


Íñigo Aranzábal

An Industrial Engineer (University of Navarre) and with an MBA from IESE, Íñigo is an expert in business transformation. He counts on more than 30 years of experience in major operations in the Iberian market in a range of industries, including aerospace, metallurgy, consumption and the automotive sector.

Carlos Bendito

Carlos heads up the fundraising activities and investment management. He counts on more than 25 years of experience in investment management, corporate restructuring and financing in renewables, infrastructure and industry. With a degree in Economics and a Master’s in International Commerce, Carlos has managed assets with a global value of more than €1.5 billion over his career.
Investment Director, ASAF

José María Criado

Jose Maria is Investment Director of the Aurea Sustainable Agricultural Fund (ASAF). He holds a degree in Agricultural Engineering from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Agronomos de Cordoba and has a solid track record of almost three decades in the national and international agricultural sector. With experience in the areas of investment valuation, research, financial management, implementation of new crops and business development, Jose Maria leads the investment process of agricultural assets for ASAF's portfolio, relying on his deep knowledge of the sector, its challenges, opportunities and challenges.

Miguel Á. Fernández

In charge of business generation and development activities, Miguel Ángel is a Mining Engineer and has an MBA from the IESE Business School. He counts on more than two decades of international experience, managing companies in the area of renewable energies.
Chief financial officer

Diego Ferrer

Chief financial officer, he counts on more than 20 years of experience in positions of responsibility within the financial departments of multinationals in different sectors (telecommunications, renewable energies, IT and retail). Diego has a degree in Business Administration, holds an EMBA (IESE) and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Eduardo Foz

In charge of business generation, fundraising and asset management, Eduardo is an Industrial Engineer and counts on 15 years of experience in international operations – investment management and asset sales – in the field of renewable energies and the oil industry.
Director of Operations

Bárbara González

Bárbara has 18 years of experience in the solar business – both nationally and internationally – in the areas of project management, operations, after-sales and customer service, where she has acquired a deep technical knowledge of solar and solar-related processes, strong analytical skills and delivery orientation. She has received training in Project Management, Quality Engineering and has an MA in Industrial Engineering.

Ángel Heras

In charge of business development activities and asset management, with more than 15 years of experience in the integral management of international projects in the field of renewable energies and the oil industry. Ángel is an Electromechanical Engineer and took the Executive Development Programme at the IESE Business School.
Controller and Head of Administration

Paloma Pérez Martin Sheriff

Paloma is in charge of administration and management control. Her professional career has been linked to the financial sector. She was in charge of risk analysis and investment management in renewable energy projects at Triodos Bank, and has worked as a financial analyst in major multinational corporations as well as in boutiques. She has a degree in Business Management from the Autonomous University of Madrid, has a Master’s in Finance from CUNEF and a Master’s in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking from IEB.
Investment Manager

Eduardo Martínez

Eduardo is part of the investment management team at Aurea, evaluating new investments, managing DD teams, negotiating acquisitions and managing the investments in his portfolio. An Industrial Engineer by training (University of Castilla la Mancha) and with a Master’s in Corporate Finance from the Instituto de Empresa, he has 7 years of experience in the area of investment management in the sector of renewable and conventional energy.
Independent | Member of the Investment Commitee ACIM

Juan Manuel Muñoz

Juan has a degree in Business Management at Valencia University and an MBA from IESE Business School. He heads up investment in illiquid assets and special situations in Grupo Atitlan, the coproprietor – along with Aurea Capital – of a portfolio of 1.2 GW of greenfield renewable energy, among other projects.
CEO and Founding Partner | Aurea Green Gass

Marcos Quevedo

Marcos is a founding partner and the CEO of Aurea Green Gass, where he leads business generation and development, as well as strategic management. With more than 10 years of specialization in the biogas sector, Marcos was a founding partner and managing director of BIOGASTUR, one of the biggest circular economy projects in Spain focused on biorefinery and the production of biogas. Marcos studied Law at the Madrid Complutense University and has a Master’s in Asset Management from the IEB.

Hugo Romero

Hugo leads Aurea's business development activities. He has more than 10 years of international experience in the renewable energy sector. During this period he has acquired in-depth knowledge of the sector from the development phase to dividend distributions, including all phases of the business, due diligence, financing, contract negotiation, construction and facilities start-up, legalization, operation and optimization of operating plants, among others. The most recent years of his professional career have been more focused on the exploitation of assets, with experience in the main countries with installed power, such as the US, UK, Spain, Italy, France, Chile.
Director of Business Development

Emilio Romo Guillén

Emilio counts on more than 15 years of experience in the renewable energies sector, where he has been mostly focused on project management, from generation and development, to operation and maintenance. Before joining Aurea Capital, he held the post of Director at Ecoprime Spain. Emilio has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Valencia Polytechnic University and an MBA from the San Telmo Business School.
Portfolio Manager

Alejandro Santos

Alejandro is part of the Aurea portfolio management team and supports future purchases and sales. An Industrial Engineer by training (Carlos III University in Madrid), he counts on 8 years of experience in the finance sector and in consultancy in the sector of renewable and conventional energies.
Tax and Accounting Manager

Raúl Tarjuelo

Raúl Tarjuelo has more than five years of experience as an accountant and tax advisor and specializes in companies in the energy sector. Prior to joining Aurea, he worked at Afianza Asesores for four years. He holds a degree in Business Administration and Management, and a Master's Degree in Credit Institutions.