JOSÉ LUIS MUÑOZChief Executive Officer

José Luis took office as Chief Executive Officer of Aela in June 2019, after serving as Chief Operations Officer since April 2014. He holds a degree in electrical engineering from the Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Argentina, and an MBA from the Universidad Privada Boliviana.He has developed an extensive career in the energy industry, holding important positions in different countries. José Luis was Commercial and Operations Manager for GDF Suez’s Monte Redondo wind farm in Chile prior to joining Aela. He has also held the position of Commercial and Operations Manager at Corani S.A., a Bolivian company belonging to GDF Suez that owns hydroelectric plants through its subsidiary Ecoenergy. He was also a member of the National Dispatch Committee, responsible for the Bolivian interconnected power grid.

ADRIÁN RATNERChief Financial Executive

Adrián Ratner is an executive with strong experience in accounting, financial planning & analysis, strategy, regulatory, and commercial issues of electricity companies.He is BA in Economics, M.S. in Public Finance, and graduated as Economist from National University of Córdoba. He was CFO of Energuate, a Guatemalan economic group integrated by distribution, transmission and trading electricity companies, where he had a significant role in setting the strategic direction of the Company and introducing best-practices and processes.Before joining Energuate, he worked for AES, a global power company with generation and distribution businesses in 29 countries, and formerly as Partner Consultant of Quantum America Corp, a consultant firm of Energy Sector.With AES worked as Director of Strategy and Financial Planning in Central American and Caribbean, Brazil and at Global level in Arlington, USA.As Consultant, he has managed more than 60 consultant projects for electricity companies executed in 10 different countries of LATAM and in 4 countries of Africa. During the last years he has been Electricity Sector Consultant at the World Bank.

NICOLÁS ESPINOZAHead of ESG and Communications

Nicolás joined Aela in April 2014 as Head of Environment, Social and Governance in April 2014. He holds a degree in forestry engineering from the Universidad de Chile and an MA in development, management and assessment, University of Antwerp, Belgium.He has developed an interesting career in both the public as well as private sectors. Prior to Aela he worked as an environmental and social management consultant for projects related to the energy and mining sectors. He was also head of the National Irrigation Commission’s territorial development unit, part of the Chilean Agriculture Ministry. In addition, Nicolás was Executive Director of the NGO Tekhne, which undertakes rural development projects related to renewable energy, irrigation, agriculture and forestry.

ERIK UNDERWOODPortfolio Manager

Erik Underwood is Portfolio Manager at Aela Energía, and joined the company in late 2019. Erik has a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University in the United States, as well as an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Erik’s role within Aela spans across both operations and finance, as well as managing relationships with Aela’s key stakeholders and shareholders.Erik has over 10 years renewable energy and cleantech experience, across the entire project value chain including developing, financing, constructing, and operating wind and solar projects across the Americas.Prior to Aela Energía, he worked at Marathon Capital advising renewable energy and clean-tech clients globally on M&A, equity capital raising, and strategic financing solutions. He previously had roles at Energize Ventures, Tesla, and Mainstream Renewable Power.

DIEGO CORPLegal Counsel

Diego joined Aela as Legal Counsel in February 2020, after serving as Legal Affairs and Technical Services Manager, and Board member in HydroChile S.A. He received his law degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and took post-graduate courses from Universidad de Los Andes and Universidad Diego Portales.Diego started his career as trial attorney in Montt y Cia. S.A., holding subsequently corporate positions in the energy industry, where he acquired vast experience in legal, regulatory, M&A, project finance, compliance, and infrastructure and energy market areas.

CÉSAR VÁZQUEZDeputy Commercial Manager

CLÉMENCE PICARDDeputy Operations Manager

LORENA PACHECOOperations Senior Analyst

LUIS ELGUETAFinancial Controller



ANGELA BARAHONAAccounting Analyst

PABLO NAVARRETEProject Accountant Analyst

SIMÓN LÓPEZChief Community Relations

JOSÉ TORRESChief Community Relations

JOSÉ POBLETEChief Community Relations

CONSTANZA CORREACommunications Responsible