Santiago is Managing Director with Rubicon Capital Advisors (“Rubicon”) and leads the Mexico City office, having worked in the global energy and infrastructure sector for over 12 years. His role at Rubicon ranges in advisory work focused on project finance, equity and debt capital markets, and M&A and private equity for the infrastructure sector in Mexico and throughout Latin America.
Santiago spent 7 years at GBM Infraestructura (“GBM”), a leading infrastructure and energy fund in Latin America, acting as Managing Director for the last 4 years. He successfully raised 2 funds in excess of $750 million dollars and was responsible for the overall investment strategy involving assets in the energy, transportation, environmental and social sectors. During his time at GBM, Santiago structured over 800 MW of installed capacity for renewable and thermal projects and several toll roads and integrated water systems throughout Mexico. He previously worked at Evercore Partners in their energy group at their Mexico City office.
Santiago studied Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of San Diego. He in addition has an MBA from Darden Business at the University of Virginia with a concentration in Corporate Finance.