Speaker Details

Pedro Araújo Mateus

 Pedro Araújo Mateus
Job Title
Chief Financial Officer
Faro Energy

Pedro Mateus is CFO of Faro Energy, an investment company with focus in Solar DG in Latin America, with offices in London, Sao Paulo and Colombia. He joined Faro after his role as Finance Executive at Renova Energy, the largest Brazilian wind IPP. Previously, he was Investment Director at Rioforte Brazil, an investment holding with 3 billion Euros of assets under management, having board positions in renewable energy and agribusiness invested companies, where he also established the FP&A area in South America. Pedro was a Director at Ecoprogresso deeply involved in the creation and investment of the first Portuguese carbon fund (Luso Carbon Fund), leading successful investments in Brazil and China, consolidating in this way the experience acquired in the Environmental Protection Agency where he was responsible for the implementation of Emissions Trading in Portugal.

In his professional experience, Pedro has conducted equity investments totaling 300 million Euros from both the buy and sell side.