A strong team
combining
entrepreneurs
and sector experts.

Our team

Acting on our shared belief that renewable energy is key for a sustainable future.

Our rapidly growing international team in Munich works with enthusiasm and energy industry expertise to acting on our shared belief that renewable energy is key for a sustainable future. With our knowledge, intelligent solutions, and committed teamwork we develop and run renewable plants profitably, and thus prove their competitiveness in the energy market.

The Pacifico team relies on many years of experience in project development and planning, asset acquisition, financing, as well as in the construction and operation of renewable energy plants in Europe. Comprehensive knowledge of the European electricity markets and current industry trends round off our competence profile. Thanks to our flat hierarchies and collaborative approach, we remain flexible and can react quickly to arising opportunities in the market.

44

Team Members

15

Nationalities

23 /21

Men / Women Ratio

Values

Our culture combines the creativity of entrepreneurs with the rigorous discipline of a professional investor.

Contribution to Sustainability

We contribute to the renewable energy transition. We consider the environment in everything we do.

Driven Entrepreneurs

We build a successful company that sets new standards. We act entrepreneurially-dynamic, courageous and flexible.

Professional Investors

We are thorough and reliable, and keep our promises. We handle investors’ funds as if they were our own.

Personal Integrity

We expect fairness and honesty. We treat everyone with respect – inside and outside the company.

One Team

We communicate openly. We value and require everyone’s opinion.

Personal Growth

We give space and support for professional growth, and share expertise generously. We take individual ownership and are willing to learn.

  • Overall leadership of Pacifico, with particular responsibility for investment projects
  • Former Engagement Manager at McKinsey&Company, working in the energy sector since 2011, focusing on renewable energy
  • M.Sc. in Energy Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MBA from Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Diploma in International Business from ESB Reutlingen

Ulf Oesterlin
Co-CEO & Founder

  • Overall leadership of Pacifico, with particular responsibility for renewable projects in development
  • Former Associate Partner at McKinsey&Company, working in the energy sector since 2008, focusing on renewable energy
  • M.Sc. in Economics from University of Cambridge, and Diploma in Physics from Humboldt University Berlin

Fabian Herberg
Co-CEO & Founder

  • Responsible for People & Communications, Operations & Digitalization as well as Asset Management at Pacifico
  • Former Energy & Digitalization Consultant at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Manager at E.ON, working in the energy sector since 2011
  • B.Sc. in Management from Nordakademie (dual study degree with E.ON) and Master in International Business from Hult International Business School (Campus San Francisco)

Thomas Lorenz
Chief Operating Officer

  • Responsible for structured finance, finance & risk management as well as accounting
  • Former Investment Banker at Goldman Sachs in London, working in the financial services industry since 2015
  • M.Sc. in Mathematical Finance and B.Sc. in Mathematics from Technical University of Munich

Jannik Hoffmann
Chief Financial Officer

  • Responsible for business development
  • Former Project Manager for Spanish solar projects at Green City AG
  • M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and a double degree program in M.Sc. Development, Production, and Management in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on energies from the Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Camila Tubella Boada
Associate - Business Development

  • Responsible for all people, culture and communications matters at Pacifico
  • Former HR Manager at KMS TEAM and Account Manager at Harvey Nash as well as working student at AGCO/Fendt and intern at Porsche Experience
  • B.A. in Tourism Management from the University of Applied Sciences Kempten

Lilly Denninger
Team Lead - People & Communications

  • Responsible for operational tasks, digitization projects and IT
  • Master student in Environmental Science at Open University (Fernuniversität) in Hagen and B.Sc. in Business Administration from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich

Leslie Dietrich
Senior Associate - Operations & Digitalizations

  • Responsible for the development of new PV projects in the Netherlands
  • Former finance Intern at Enerparc Inc. in Oakland and part-time Consultant Associate at LIOF in Maastricht
  • M.Sc. in International Business and Management from Maastricht University, Stellenbosch University and Aston Business School and B.Sc. in International Business from The Hague University.

Maurits Engelsman
Senior Associate - Project Development

  • Responsible for Business Development and Strategic Projects
  • Former manager at SSE, Engie and ABO Wind. Working in the energy sector since 2014, focusing on flexible generation development and new markets entrance
  • Master in Green Management and Energy Economics at Bocconi University, and Master in Energy Engineering at Padua University

Marco Frascati
Team Lead - Business Development

  • Responsible for project management of wind and solar development projects in Germany including financial, technical and legal analysis
  • M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Management & Technology with focus on energy markets and power engineering from Technical University of Munich, with exchange semesters in Zurich and Cambridge (UK)

Constantin Gadilhe
Senior Associate - Project Development

  • Responsible for asset management in Germany and the Netherlands
  • Several years of experience in the asset management of German, French and Finish solar and wind parks
  • M.Sc.in Environmental Planning and Ecological Engineering from Technical University of Munich and B.Sc. in Management of Renewable Energies from University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf

Vera Gröner
Team Lead - Asset Management

  • Responsible for people & communications
  • Former working student at PwC in Corporate Health Management and intern at BMW Group in Leadership Development
  • B.Sc. in Business Administration and M.Sc. in Business Psychology

Sophie Grikscheit
Associate - People & Communications

  • Team Lead Operations & Digitalization
  • Responsible for all operational tasks, in particular financial transactions, structuring new processes and introducing digital tools
  • Former Order Process Specialist and User Acceptance Tester at Apple Inc. in Cork
  • M.Sc. in Supply Chain Management from Rotterdam School of Management and B.Sc. in International Business from University of Vienna and Copenhagen Business School

Lisa-Sophie Huber
Team Lead - Operations & Digitalizations

  • Responsible for structured finance activities such as financial modelling and sourcing financing for renewable projects
  • Master student in Quantitative Finance at Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel (Germany), B.Ec. in World Economics and International Business from Ural Federal University in Yekaterinburg (Russia)

Iuliia Iskhakova
Senior Associate - Structured Finance

  • Supporting the asset management team in the German market
  • Master student in Sustainable Resource Management at the Technichal University of Munich; B.Sc. in Political Sciences at the Goethe University Frankfurt
  • Former intern for climate change solutions at Munich Re as well as a working student for B2C Photovoltaic at E.ON and for financial cooperation of renewables for Latin America and the Caribbean at KfW

Laura Kaiser
Working Student - Asset Management

  • Team Lead Project Development Germany
  • Former Investment Manager at Picus Capital and Consultant in Bain & Company’s Corporate Finance Practice
  • M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Maximilian Keinert
Team Lead - Project Development

  • Responsible for project management of wind and solar development projects in Germany including financial, technical and legal analysis
  • M.Sc. in Management & Technology with focus on Finance and Power Engineering (Technical University of Munich) and B.Sc. in Economics (University of Mannheim)

Nils Kuchenbuch
Working Student - Project Development

  • Responsible for supporting the development of PV plants in Germany
  • Pursuing a B.Sc. in Information Systems at the Technical University Munich
  • Spent one semester abroad at the University of Copenhagen
  • Former intern at the Lighthouse Consulting department of KPMG

Leopold Landbrecht
Working Student - Project Development

  • Responsible for intra-group financing, liquidity management and risk management
  • Former Consultant at KPMG’s Deal Advisory service line, focusing on valuations in the energy sector
  • M.Sc. in International Business from Maastricht University and B.Sc. in International Business from ESB Business School

Uli Leibfritz
Team Lead - Finance & Accounting

  • Responsible for asset management of solar and wind portfolio in the Czech Republic and Poland
  • Former Product Manager at innogy Czech Republic and Trading Analyst at SPP Slovakia with experience in the supply side of the gas and electricity business
  • M.A. in Energy Economics from Sciences Po in Paris and B.A. in International Relations from MGIMO University in Moscow

Nikolas Maskalik
Manager - Asset Management

  • Responsible for the field of finance and accounting
  • Two years of experience as a department manager at Mango GmbH
  • B. A. in Business administration from Iwane-Dschawachischwili University Tbilisi and IHK graduation in Office Management with a specialization in accounting

Ketevan Mekerishvili
Analyst - Finance & Accounting

  • Responsible for people & communications
  • Former working student in Corporate Communications at Rohde & Schwarz and in Talent Acquisition at Siemens AG
  • M.A. in American History, Culture and Society and B.A. in North American Studies from the University of Munich

Joyce Osagie
Associate - People & Communications

  • Responsible for asset management in Germany
  • Former intern for technical management of wind and solar plants and master and working student at the Research Center for Energy Economics (FfE)
  • M.A. in Management from Zeppelin University and B.Eng. in Renewable Energies – Electrical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences Munich

Melanie Ostermayer
Manager - Asset Management

  • Responsible for accounting of several Pacifico companies
  • Former working student at Encavis Asset Management AG, with two years’ experience in the accounting and banking topics several companies
  • B.A. in Tourism Management from University of Applied Sciences Kempten

Vanessa Palat
Manager - Accounting

  • Responsible for the development of utility-scale solar projects in Italy
  • Former Key Account Manager at Milk the Sun with two and a half years of experience in sales of solar projects in Italy and other European countries
  • Single-cycle M.Sc. in Law from University of Bologna in Italy

Francesca Pedron
Senior Associate - Project Development

  • Responsible for the development of utility-scale PV plants in Italy
  • 5 years experience in the energy field, with roles as Project Manager Sustainability at Amazon and Process Specialist Balancing at TenneT TSO
  • M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Energy Engineering from Politecnico di Milano

Emma Pellizzari
Senior Associate - Project Development

  • Responsible for asset management in Italy and the Netherlands
  • M.Sc. in Energy Engineering from Politecnico di Milano with a focus on Sustainable Development, and B.Sc. in Energy Engineering from Politecnico di Milano
  • Multiple study experiences abroad in Poland and Sweden

Sonia Pessina
Associate - Asset Management

  • Responsible for the development of projects in Poland
  • Former Proposal Manager at Siemens Gamesa with over four years of experience in technical sales of wind turbine projects in Europe
  • B.Sc. in Engineering from Warsaw University of Technology

Karolina Pytko
Team Lead - Project Development

  • Responsible for strategic topics within the asset management team, responsible for asset management in Italy and referent person for asset management in Southern Europe
  • M.Sc. in Sustainable Processes Engineering from Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Politecnico di Torino (Italy)

Matteo Ranieri
Team Lead - Asset Management

  • Responsible for project management of wind and solar development projects in Germany including financial, technical and legal analysis
  • M.Sc. in Finance & Information Management (Technical University of Munich) and B.Sc. in Economics (Goethe University Frankfurt) with focus on quantitative finance
  • Former Global Markets intern at Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs

Meike Riede
Associate - Project Development

  • Responsible for securing financing for renewable energy projects at Pacifico
  • Former Project Finance Associate at Finance in Motion in Frankfurt, with over 3 years of experience in financing renewable energy projects in emerging markets
  • M.Sc. in Economic History from the London School of Economics, and B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics at Goethe University Frankfurt

Jan Rönn
Manager - Structured Finance

  • Responsible for the development of renewable projects in Poland
  • Former Area Manager at Amazon and head of department in the Polish photovoltaics company SUNclever
  • M.Sc. in Product Engineering from Poznań University of Technology and B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Gdańsk University of Technology

Beniamin Rumak
Associate - Project Development

  • Responsible for the development of green hydrogen and Power-to-X projects
  • Former management consultant and part of the management at the Center for Digital Technology and Management
  • Doctoral degree in electrical engineering, M.Sc. and B.Sc. in mechanical engineering from Technical University of Munich

Tom Schelo
Manager - Project Development

  • Team lead of the investment & development activities of our PV, wind, battery & PtX projects in the Dutch market
  • Previous experiences as project manager during the development and construction of renewable energy assets, in asset management,  and in legal, technical, and financial analysis of projects in various European markets
  • M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Management & Technology from Technical University of Munich

Valentin Schuster
Team Lead - Project Development

  • Responsible for development and construction management as well as asset management in Poland
  • Former Associate at EDF Poland and Valeo Thermal Systems, supporting project and improvement management
  • EIT InnoEnergy Master School graduate, M.Sc. in Energy Engineering and Management from IST Lisbon, and B.Sc. in Energy Engineering from AGH University of Science and Technology in Cracow

Pawel Siara
Manager - Project Development

  • Responsible for the development of utility-scale battery projects in Germany including financial, technical and legal analysis
  • Entrepreneur with experience in techno-economic modeling of energy storages
  • M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Management & Technology with focus on energy markets and energy systems from Technical University of Munich

Jan Szembek
Senior Associate - Project Development

  • Responsible for the project development and construction of projects in Italy and Spain
  • Former Project Manager for photovoltaic projects at Myenergy in Italy, with more than three years’ experience in the energy sector
  • M.Sc. in Energy Engineering from Politecnico di Milano and M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from UNLP Argentina

Ivan Tissera
Team Lead - Project Development

  • Responsible for asset management in the Netherlands and Spain
  • Former Energy & Sustainability Strategy Consultant at Kalavasta, business development intern at Tesla Inc. and engineering intern at the European patent office with two years of experience in the energy sector and a focus on sustainability
  • M.Sc. in Physics from University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam with a focus on Science for Energy and Sustainability and B.Sc. in Physics and Environmental Sciences from Utrecht University

Alba Fonseca Topp
Senior Associate - Project Development

  • Responsible for the development of utility-scale PV plants in Italy
  • Former R&D power electronics engineer at the Huawei Nürnberg research center
  • Experience of 2 years in inverter’s failures and reliability and in PV field semi-automatic inspection techniques with own patented inverters novel feature
  • Honor B.Sc. in Sustainable Innovation & Electrical Engineering from TU/e in Eindhoven. Double M.Sc. in Energy Engineering from IST in Lisbon and UPC in Barcelona

Emanuel Vallarella
Associate - Project Development

  • Responsible for the development of utility-scale PV plants in Italy
  • M.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano with a focus on turbomachinery and B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano

Alessandra Zappulla
Associate - Project Development

  • Responsible for the development and construction of solar and wind projects in Italy as well as for feasibility studies for the installation of storage systems
  • Former Modeling Engineer in the field of energy storage systems and photovoltaic plants in Denmark and Germany with more than 3 years of experience in the energy sector
  • II level post-graduate master in Renewable Energy and Energy Transaction at Polytechnic of Milan, M.Sc. in Energy Engineering at Polytechnic of Milan

Andrea Zeggio
Manager - Project Development

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