VP, Analytics Strategy
João Saint-Aubyn has +20 years of experience in strategy and energy consulting with strong expertise in energy (utilities, renewables, oil & gas, IPPs), industry (aerospace, steel, automotive, engineered products & high tech) and private equities (restructuring / due diligence).
He led over 80 projects (+30 in strategy, +20 in restructuring/PMI, +10 in international business development, +15 due diligences) for leading global industries and energy companies.
João supported banks/investments funds, utilities, IPPs, E&P players, industrials, regulators and governments on 4 continents (Europe, Americas, Africa). He supported both buyer and seller side transactions, and acted as interim manager for restructuring processes.
João is an expert witness to Spain’s Supreme Court and other Courts of Law for restructuring, economics studies and energy, cogeneration and renewables cases.
Prior to collaborating with Wiimer, João was a wind industry executive and former Principal (responsible for Energy and Industry) at Roland Berger, having previously worked at Kearney and KPMG.
João was lead expert consultant for the Government of Spain in the feed-in tariff incentives law overhaul (renewables/cogeneration), and consulting team’s senior project manager for the Sonatrach-GNF arbitration (client won $2 bn arbitration, one of the largest worldwide in 2010-2011).
João has an MBA from Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Portugal) and a double degree BA Hons in Business and Management from Sheffield Hallam (UK) and ISEG (Portugal).