CEO, Zuma Energia
Adrian is a leader in the renewable energy sector. He has built organizations that have financed, invested, constructed and operated numerous energy projects across more than 10 countries. He has also been an active promoter of public policy initiatives to further sustainable energy solutions in Mexico.
As founding CEO of Zuma Energía, he has built a highly-experienced and entrepreneurial organization, and has successfully led the company to consolidate its position as the Mexican leader in renewable power sector. Zuma currently has a portfolio of more than 800 MW of wind and solar assets in construction and operation in Mexico.
Previously, Adrian held senior positions at leading global companies in the renewable energy industry. At Vestas, he was responsible for the activities of the company in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. At First Solar, Adrian was responsible for the commercial strategy in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and at Banco Santander he was the leader of all project and acquisition finance globally for the power sector.
Adrian has served across different board positions, including the Executive Committee of the Mexican Wind Energy Association (AMDEE); as member of the Board of the Sustainability Commission (CESPEDS) at the National Chamber of Commerce in Mexico, and the advisory council of the Energy Regulatory Commission of Mexico.
He holds a Master´s degree in Business Administration from Harvard University, and an Honors BA in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada.