Jesus joined the firm in 2012 and is a Managing Director & Partner at Rubicon Capital Advisors ("Rubicon") and works in the Dublin and Madrid offices. He has over 20 years' worth of experience in the financial services industry as an infrastructure and project finance investment banker.
Jesus is a specialist in M&A and debt investment platforms with a geographical focus on Southern Europe and Latin America. Jesus has either arranged or advised on over USD $35 billion of investment in transportation, energy, renewable energy, and environmental and social infrastructure projects throughout the Americas and Europe.
Prior to joining Rubicon, Jesus was Head of Global Lending Americas at Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria ("BBVA") where he was responsible for BBVA's lending and advisory activities in the Americas and managed a balance sheet in excess of USD $60 billion, with responsibility for teams located in New York, Houston, Dallas, Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile. Prior to holding this position, Jesus was BBVA New York's Head of Structured Finance Americas where he managed BBVA's project and structured finance businesses throughout the Americas. Jesus has also held positions as a Member of the Board of BBVA Securities Inc. and Global Head of Infrastructure Finance in BBVA Madrid where he ran BBVA's infrastructure business, including lending and advisory activities.