Team

Our rapidly growing international team in Munich works with enthusiasm and energy industry expertise to implement our shared conviction 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, such as the increasing relevance of Power Purchase Agreements, 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.

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Ulf Oesterlin
Co-CEO and Founder
  • 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
Fabian Herberg
Co-CEO and 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
Thomas Lorenz
Chief Operating Officer
  • 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)
Jannik Hoffmann
Chief Financial 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
Carina Bach
People & Communications Manager
  • Responsible for people & communications at Pacifico
  • Dual study degree at Würth Group - rotation through various departments in Human Ressources Management
  • B.A. in Business Administration from the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University
Julia Bässler
Junior People & Communications Manager
  • Responsible for people & communications, especially recruiting
  • Former working student at Pacifico Energy Partners, Siemens Management Consulting and Boston Consulting Group as well as industrial management assistant at Mercedes Benz
  • B.A. in Tourism Management from the University of Applied Sciences Munich
Montserrat Bautista
Project Development Associate
  • Responsible for the development of renewable energy projects in Europe
  • Double degree M.Sc. in Energy Engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) and Energy Innovation from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Electrical Engineering from ITESM (México)
Samuel Beck
Project Development Manager
  • Leading project development in the Netherlands, responsible for project acquisitions in Europe, as well as new market entries
  • Former independent Energy Policy Consultant and a former Strategy Consultant at Arthur D. Little’s Utilities & Alternative Energy Practice with more than four years’ industry experience, focusing on renewable energy
  • M.Sc. in Energy Economics from Heriot-Watt University, B.Sc. in Renewable Energy Management from Weihenstephan University, and studies of Politics and Economics at Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich
Sarah Berdias
Senior Project Development Manager
  • Leading project development in Spain (PV and wind onshore) and Germany (wind onshore), responsible for internal process management of development projects
  • Former Project Manager for wind energy projects at ABO Wind in Argentina, with more than five years' experience in the renewable energy sector
  • M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from TU Dresden
Leslie Dietrich
Working Student Operations & Digitalization
  • Supporting operations and digitalization
  • Master student in Environmental Science at Open University (Fernuniversität) in Hagen and B.Sc. in Business Administration from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich
Christopher v. Eickstedt
Working Student Transaction and M&A
  • Supporting transaction and M&A
  • Former intern at Pacifico Energy Partners as well as former controlling, investor relations, and business development intern at blik, Infineon Technologies and Every
  • Master student in Management and Technology at Technical University of Munich and B.Sc. in Technology & Management with a focus on Mechanical Engineering from Technical University of Munich and University of Porto
Constantin Gadilhe
Project Development Associate
  • 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)
Vera Gröner
Asset Manager
  • 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
Ginevra Guzzi
Senior Project Development Associate
  • Responsible for the development of new utility-scale wind and solar projects in Italy and other European countries
  • Former Energy Consultant at Charles River Associate supporting clients in strategic and litigation matters across North America, with over three years' experience in the energy sector
  • B.Sc. in Operations Research and Financial Engineering from Princeton University, with specialization in Sustainable Energy
Jacqueline Ho, CFA
Senior Structured Finance Manager
  • Responsible for securing financing for renewable energy projects at Pacifico
  • Former Associate at Morgan Stanley in London, with five years of experience working across divisions including institutional equity sales and equity research
  • M.Eng. in Civil Engineering from Imperial College London and CFA charterholder
Iuliia Iskhakova
Structured Finance Associate
  • 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)
Dirk Holzrichter
Director Project Development
  • Responsible for project development in Italy and Poland, EPC management and commercialization of produced electricity
  • Former Senior Project Manager Power Purchase at ABO Wind AG, team lead of the legal department at juwi Holding AG and Director of Sales EMEA at juwi international GmbH with more than 11 years of experience in the field of renewable energies
  • Assessor juris from Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Lisa-Sophie Huber
Operations & Digitalization Manager
  • 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
Maximilian Keinert
Project Development Manager
  • Responsible for Pacifico's development and repowering projects in Northern and Central Europe
  • Former Investment Manager at Picus Capital focusing on renewable energies and Consultant in Bain & Company's Corporate Finance Practice
  • M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Lars Kohmann
Transaction and M&A Manager
  • Responsible for investment projects in Europe
  • Former Project Finance Analyst at UniCredit with three years' experience in renewable energy financing and investing
  • M.Sc. in Managerial and Financial Economics (MFE) from HEC Paris and M.Sc. in Technology and Management from Technical University of Munich
Uli Leibfritz
Finance & Risk Manager
  • 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
Nikolas Maskalik
Asset Manager
  • 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
Jonas Myklebost
Structured Finance Associate
  • Responsible for energy hedging and structured finance activities
  • Former Investment Analyst at Pacifico, strategy intern at THEMA Consulting Group, and energy intern at Ramboll
  • M.Sc. in Power Engineering from Technical University Munich, Honors Degree in Technology & Management from the Center for Digital Technology and Management, and B.Eng. in Renewable Energy from Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Latoya Nitzinger
Operations Manager
  • Responsible for operations with a focus on financial transactions as well as reports in the sense of the Foreign Trade and Payments Ordinance
  • Joined Arvantis Group in 2017, with a total of ten years of professional experience in office and operations
  • Educated in Würzburg at the Institute for Medical-psychological assessment in the sector office management
Melanie Ostermayer
Junior Asset Manager
  • 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
Vanessa Palat
Accountant
  • 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
Karolina Pytko
Senior Project Development Associate
  • 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
Matteo Ranieri
Asset Manager
  • 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)
 
Kristina Ratajová
Intern Structured Finance
  • Responsible for structured finance activities such as preparation of investment memos, financial modelling and sourcing financing for renewable projects
  • Former intern at Deloitte Consulting and Duff & Phelps M&A
  • M.Sc. in Finance & Investments from Rotterdam School of Management and B.Sc. in Economics and Finance from Charles University in Prague
Olimpia Sambuy
Project Development Analyst
  • Responsible for business development in Europe as well as financial modelling and transaction management for solar and wind parks
  • B.Sc. in Management from ESCP Europe Business School
Valentin Schuster
Project Development Associate
  • Responsible for project management of wind and solar development projects in Germany and the Netherlands with over two years' experience in the sector
  • Legal, technical and financial analysis of wind and solar projects as well as market analysis for new market entries in European countries
  • M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Management & Technology from Technical University of Munich
Pawel Siara
Development & Asset Manager
  • 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
Vivian Swoboda
Intern People & Communications
  • Supporting people and communications
  • Former intern at the HR department of Webasto Thermo & Comfort GmbH
  • B.Sc. in Psychology from the University of Regensburg
Ivan Tissera
Senior Project Development Associate
  • Responsible for the 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
Alba Fonseca Topp
Junior Asset Manager
  • Responsible for asset management in the Netherlands
  • 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
Andrea Zeggio
Working Student Project Development
  • Supporting the development and construction of solar and wind projects in Italy
  • 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

Toward a clean energy future 

As a dynamic company with a focus on renewable energies, we develop and construct onshore wind and solar plants across Europe, act as asset manager, and provide advisory services for the acquisition of such assets. We take pride to facilitate sustainable energy production and hence enable life and economic activity on a planet with limited resources.

Our corporate culture combines the creativity and pragmatism of entrepreneurs with the rigorous discipline and drive for excellence of a professional investor. This is also reflected in our corporate values.

Our Corporate Values


Contribution to Sustainability
Driven Entrepreneurs
Professional Investors
Personal Integrity
One Team
Personal Growth
We contribute to the renewable energy transition

We consider the environment in everything we do

We build a successful company that sets new standards

We act entrepreneurially – dynamic, courageous and flexible

We are thorough and reliable, and keep our promises

We handle investors' funds as if they were our own

We expect fairness and honesty

We treat everyone with respect – inside and outside the company

We communicate openly

We value and require everyone's opinion

We give space and support for professional growth, and share expertise generously

We take individual ownership and are willing to learn