Pedro A. Pereira
CFO & CBDO, energyRe
Pedro A. Pereira is Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Development Officer of energyRe.
Mr. Pereira directs energyRe’s corporate development activities, managing investments and financing to meet the growing demand for renewable energy solutions, overseeing the company’s strategy & planning functions, and advancing the management and expansion of the corporate areas across the different business platforms.
Prior to joining energyRe, Mr. Pereira was the Global Head of Business Development and a member of the Investment Committee at EDP Renewables. In these roles, Mr. Pereira led the vision and strategy definition for new markets with the implementation of the company’s international growth platform, all international M&A activities, and global or regional partnerships. During his tenure, this new business development organization allowed EDPR to double its worldwide footprint and establish a new growth platform for Asia following the successful acquisition of a S$1.1 billion pan-Asian utility-scale and distributed-generation solar company. Mr. Pereira also served as the Director of Finance at EDP Renewables North America – having originated and executed $4.0 billion of tax equity investments and project financings in the US, Canada and Mexico. Mr. Pereira has also held various positions in investment banking M&A advisory in Europe.
Mr. Pereira is a Civil Engineer graduate from University of Lisbon’s IST and holds an MBA from the Nova School of Business and Economics with an extension at UCLA Anderson School of Management. He has also completed several executive education courses at Harvard Business School and Rice University’s Jones School of Business.