Team

Meet our collaborators!

Keisuke Moriyama

Keisuke joined Marubeni Corporation in 2003 and has been in the power industry since then. He was involved principally in the development of power projects in the Middle East (e.g. UAE, Qatar, Oman), the disposal and management of two power projects in India, and the acquisition of a portfolio of power projects in Portugal (50/50 JV between Marubeni Corporation and Engie).

Keisuke is a commercial person with ample experience in the legal and finance sectors. He was based in the UK for 4 years and in Portugal for 2.5 years. Today, Keisuke is based in Mexico City and serves as a Kiwapower director.

XAVIER TOURNIER

Xavier joined the Marubeni Power group in 2005 where he covers the power generation sector for the Americas and is responsible for origination, project development and asset management. Xavier is based in New York and serves as a Kiwapower director.

Santiago Morales

Santiago Morales serves as Kiwapower director. He is also co-founder of Becquerel Capital, a boutique specializing in sustainable infrastructure structuring, incorporated in 2013. He has worked as a developer, investor and advisor in the international energy sector since 2007.

Santiago has participated in more than 2 GW of renewable energy generation projects currently in operation in Mexico. Since 2019 he has focused on launching and managing Kiwapower.

Prior to founding Becquerel, he worked at Temporis Capital, a London-based renewable energy infrastructure fund manager, and was previously a strategy and innovation consultant for some of the leading energy companies in France.

Santiago has a B.S. in Chemical Engineer graduated from the Universidad Iberoamericana, where he has taught subject in sustainable energies; he holds a Master's degree in sustainable energy from Imperial College London. He is a member of the board of directors of the Mexican Solar Energy Association (Asolmex).

Manuel Saenz

Manuel has a 12 year track record in the photovoltaic industry. He has collaborated with developers, builders and solar component manufacturing companies as engineer, installer, construction manager, project manager, technical support, and product manager. He has been responsible for executing Distributed Generation off and on-grid PV projects under customer, national and international quality standards.

Manuel holds a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from ITESM in Mexico and has a MSc in Photovoltaic Energy Generation from Technical University of Berlin.

Manuel, is the technical director in Kiwapower.

ALFONSO GUTIÉRREZ

Bachelor’s in International Business with a Master’s Degree in Sustainable Development from Tec de Monterrey, Alfonso has extensive experience and regulatory knowledge in the Mexican power sector. Before joining Kiwapower as Commercial Director, Alfonso was head of Antuko, a power market advisor where Alfonso participated in the assessment of over 1 GW of utility scale renewable projects with domestic and international sponsors and financial institutions. Alfonso also has over a decade of experience working with industrial clients, which is enhanced by hands on experience in the assessment of PPAs between Generators, Qualified Suppliers, and C&I Users giving him a profound understanding of the needs of consumers and the power supply alternatives available in the Mexican system. Alfonso is deeply concerned about the climate emergency and committed to making the energy transition a reality in Mexico.

Juan Stenner

He worked as a project coordinator at Area Infrastructure specialized in the Energy and Infrastructure sectors.

Previously, he worked at Finventure, a project structuring company for the oil and gas sector.

Juan holds a BS with honors in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City.

He started his studies at the University of Southern California where he was given a full scholarship for his track and field career.

Currently, he is the holder of the Mexican U-18 record and former holder of the U-20 400m hurdles record.

Today, Juan is the comercial manager at Kiwapower.

SERGIO BRISEÑO

Sergio is a Mechatronics Engineer who graduated from the Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores in the State of Mexico. Sergio started working in the photovoltaic industry since 2015, he has worked in engineering, design, construction, installation, and technical support to approximately 300 MW in solar projects for sale in the electricity market (Utility Scale) and more than 20 MW in distributed generation in Mexico and the United States, mainly in the state of California.

Felipe De la Torre

Filipe is a Sustainable Development Engineer, graduated from Tecnológico de Monterrey. He has experience in the Mexican Wholesale Electricity Market and energy supply for large consumers. Throughout his career he has developed ESG projects in various industries. He currently has a diploma in Carbon Markets and Sustainability within Companies. Filipe is a commercial analyst at Kiwapower.

SERGIO BRISEÑO

Sergio is a Mechatronics Engineer who graduated from the Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores in the State of Mexico. Sergio started working in the photovoltaic industry since 2015, he has worked in engineering, design, construction, installation, and technical support to approximately 300 MW in solar projects for sale in the electricity market (Utility Scale) and more than 20 MW in distributed generation in Mexico and the United States, mainly in the state of California.

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