Our Team

The full team of MPC Energy Solutions has more than 4,300 MW of project, transaction, and asset management experience in renewable energy.

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Martin Vogt
Chief Executive Officer

Martin Vogt is CEO of MPC Energy Solutions and at the same time a Managing Director at MPC Capital with overall management responsibility of the group’s global renewable energy activities. He joined MPC Capital in 2014.

Previously, he was Vice President at Global Capital Finance, where he also started his career, and was responsible for originating, structuring and executing cross-border renewable energy transactions. Martin Vogt has more than a decade of experience in the renewable energy sector and executed transactions in excess of USD 2 billion and 2,000 MW installed capacity in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Martin Vogt has a Master in Technical and Commercial Management with a focus on Energy & Resources from Clausthal University of Technology, Germany.

Stefan H.A. Meichsner
Chief Financial Officer

Stefan Meichsner is CFO of MPC Energy Solutions. He has more than 12 years of combined experience in the finance and renewables industry.

He started his career as strategy advisor for Siemens before moving into various M&A roles as advisor and principal at Roedl&Partner, Forum Media, and Drägerwerke across various industries incl. private equity, media and medical equipment. Furthermore, Stefan worked at Stadtwerke Munich (municipal utility), which is the largest public investor in renewable energy in Germany. At Stadtwerke Munich, he was CFO for two subsidiaries with full management responsibilities for concentrated solar power, wind and solar PV assets in Spain and Germany. Stefan holds an MBA and graduate degree in Economics.

Juan Esteban Hernández
Head of Project Development Latam

Based in MPC Energy Solutions' office in Bogotá, Colombia, Juan Esteban Hernández is the head of solar PV and wind projects development in Latin America.

He has more than 12 years of experience in developing renewable energy projects in Latin America and the Caribbean and joined MPC Capital from Martifer Renewables as country head of Colombia in 2019. Prior to Martifer Renewables, he worked at HMV in Colombia. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and holds a Master in Renewable Energies from the University Carl von Ossietzky in Oldenburg, Germany.

Victor Atehortua
Project Manager

Victor Atehortua is an experienced project manager, supporting the Colombian office of MPC Energy Solutions.

He obtained his degree in electronic engineering from the Antioquia University (Colombia), specialized in Project Management. He has more than 13 years of experience in design, evaluation, operations, and commissioning of projects and has a Master degree in Energy and Sustainability from the University of Southampton, UK. Victor has worked with leading companies, such as EPM, Solar Century and Enertis/Applus.

Julian Andres Tellez
Project Manager

Project Manager Julian Andres Tellez is responsible for MPC Energy Solution projects' development and construction management, working in our Bogotá office.

He holds a Chemical Engineering degree and a M.Sc. in Project Management for Environment and Energy Engineering from the IMT Atlantique in Mines Nates, France. Julian has more than 10 years of working experience in both, the European and the Colombian energy sector.

Fernando Zúñiga
Managing Director Latin America & Caribbean

Fernando Zúñiga is responsible for the business development in Latin America and the Caribbean at MPC Energy Solutions.

He was previously Managing Director for Central America and the Caribbean at MPC Capital. He has more than 12 years of experience in the renewable energy industry as a consultant, principal investor and project developer. Before joining MPC Capital, Fernando worked at Solarcentury and Grupo Ecos, a Swiss family office, and Suntrace GmbH. He holds a Master’s degree in Renewable Energy from Oldenburg University in Germany and a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from the Monterrey Institute of Technology.

Paula Andrea Castañeda
Project Manager

As Project Manager, Paula Andrea Castañeda is part of the Development and Construction team located in Colombia, and supports all technical activities.

She is an environmental engineer from the Universidad Libre (Bogotá, Colombia), and is currently in the middle of her Master Degree in Information Management and Geospatial Technologies. Paula has two years of experience working in renewable energies project development in Colombia with Greenyellow, where she gained experience in project management, cadastral feasibility and land securement.

Wayne Grant
Director Project Development

Based in Panama, Wayne Grant is the Director Project Development, responsible for the Caribbean projects of MPC Energy Solutions'.

He is responsible for our development activities on the Caribbean islands incl. our ongoing developments in Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic as well as supporting the construction team of our solar PV & BESS project in St. Kitts.

Nestor Gutierrez
PPA Originator Manager

Our experienced PPA Originator Manager Nestor Gutierrez supports the Bogotá office of MPC Energy Solutions.

Nestor has been working in the energy sector in Colombia for more than 20 years, focusing on energy generation & trading business, M&A, regulation and in the structuring and developing of energy projects. Nestor holds a Master in Renewable Energies and Energy Sustainability from University of Barcelona, a specialization in Energy Mining from University Externado de Colombia, a specialization in Environmental Management from University Pontificia Bolivariana and a Bachelor in Geological Engineering from University Pedagogical and Technological of Colombia.

Juan Carlos Valencia
Community Engagement Manager

Colombia based Community Engagement Manager, Juan Carlos Valencia takes care of the social engagement of our projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.

He is responsible for the execution of our social engagement strategy, conflict resolution and strengthening of the ESG indicators of our portfolio. He is a Geologist with more than 20 years of experience in negotiation, social investment planning and handling communities in Colombia. Juan Carlos has a postgraduate degree in Environmental and Social Management, with a specialization in Corporate Social Responsibility of the Externado University in Bogotá.

Johannes A.L. Bouma
Senior Finance Manager

Johannes “Hans” Bouma works at the MPC Energy Solutions office in Amsterdam as our Senior Finance Manager.

He is a Certified Public Accountant with many years of experience in the field. Hans held several related positions, among others, at Deloitte (1998 to 2002) and Intertrust Netherlands (2002 to 2007), where he grew accustomed to working internationally and supported and led the financial management of a great number of group companies. In 2007, he joined ABN AMRO as Financial Director and Manager in the real estate business.

Johana Jose Lares Sanchez
Senior Financial Accountant

Located in our Amsterdam office, Senior Financial Accountant Johana Jose Conjaerts-Lares Sanchez is our accountant for several international entities of MPC Energy Solutions.

She is responsible for accounting of our Dutch entities and additionally oversees the accounting for our entities in Spain, Colombia, Panama, and for our project companies in Latin America and the Caribbean. Born in Venezuela, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 2006, Johana moved to the Netherlands almost ten years ago and has held several accounting positions since. Between 2019 and 2021, she worked as an accountant for Eurus Energy Europe, a company that develops, invests in and operates wind farms and solar PV projects worldwide. Johana has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and has also experience as an Auditor in Latin-American Firms. She is a Certified independent Public Accountant (CPA).

Cilja Schwan
Junior Treasury Manager

Cilja Schwan is a Junior Treasury Manager and based in MPC Energy Solutions’ Amsterdam office.

Cilja joined the MPC Capital Group’s treasury team in 2018 after completing her Master's program. She is now a dedicated member of our finance team in Amsterdam.

Hedwig Stormink
Executive Assistant / Office Manager

Executive Assistant Hedwig Stormink is managing the Amsterdam office of MPC Energy Solutions.

She is responsible for our company’s corporate housekeeping matters, maintaining and updating corporate policies, and supporting our team’s day-to-day tasks as executive assistant. She joined us with many years of experience as a paralegal and executive assistant for companies like Roland Berger and Henkel.

Diego Villasante
Senior Financial Controller

Based in our Amsterdam office, Senior Financial Controller Diego Villasante is responsible for managing the accounting functions of MPC Energy Solutions.

Diego is originally from Spain, but has been living in the Netherlands for a few years now. After graduating from the University of Salamanca in 2015, he spent four years with Deloitte’s audit department in Madrid, and later moved to Amsterdam to join KPMG, also as an auditor. During his time with these two firms, he gained experience across a number of industries. He also earned a master’s degree in audit and accounting from the ICADE Business School in Madrid.

Fabián Hernández
Project Manager

Fabián Hernández is an electronics engineer, specialized in renewable energies.

Fabián is currently in his MBA from the University of Barcelona (ADEN). Most of his experience comes from working almost 10 years with the German TÜV Rheinland, one of the world’s leading testing service providers, where he was involved in the technical certification of renewable energy projects and sites as project manager for industrial and solar projects.