Leo leverages his vision and insight about the future of the power industry to collaborate across countries, cultures and markets, improving lives by shaping worldwide energy use. Drawing from his experience managing international businesses and teams, he leads the Clean Energy team in the US aimed at creating a future where the electric grid is 100% carbon free.
Leo has made substantial impacts to our mission and to the energy industry throughout his career at AES, including our transformation into a global leader in clean energy, energy storage and new technologies. He is deeply ingrained in the energy industry and recognizes the evolving paradigm shift around energy to inform the clean energy strategy of our company and our customers.
Over his 15 years at AES, Leo designed and led teams in charge of strategy, finance, commercial, investments, and mergers and acquisitions to deliver on our sustainability commitments. He has overseen our growth investments in new energy, shifted our global portfolio to greener energy solutions and led a team responsible for identifying the next generation of energy technologies. Today, he continues to inform our business on a holistic level as a board member of Dayton Power & Light and AES Distributed Energy in the US, AES Gener in Chile, and AES Tietê in Brazil.
Leo completed his business degree at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil and continued his education through executive business and leadership programs at the London Business School, Harvard Business School, Georgetown University and University of Virginia.
Leo lives in Maryland with his wife and son, and enjoys spending time with his family in the mountains practicing summer and winter activities. His favorite hobby is practicing as an amateur chef and also enjoys reading his beloved books and traveling around the world.