Jesús Sancho holds a Master Degree of Aeronautical Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) and an Executive MBA Diploma from IESE Business School (Madrid).
He presently holds the position of Middle East Managing Director of Spain´s ACCIONA (www.acciona.com). He has been based in Dubai (UAE) since 2008.
ACCIONA is one of the foremost Spanish business corporations, leader in the development and management of infrastructure, renewable energy, water and services. ACCIONA is listed on the selective Ibex-35 Spanish stock exchange index. ACCIONA is a leader in providing sustainable solutions across the world. Its offer covers the whole value chain, from design and construction to operation and maintenance. With a presence in more than 40 countries and more than 33,000 employees, the Group develops its business activities based on the desire to contribute to economic and social development in the communities in which it operates.
Mr. Sancho started his career in the Aeronautical (The Boeing Co., Seattle, US) and Airport Infrastructure sector (Ferrovial, Spain) but he shifted to the infrastructure industry 10 years ago. Since then, he has been based in the UAE and has been developing largescale water & wastewater treatment and seawater desalination projects in the Middle East, Africa and Australia. In 2014, he was appointed to take over the global business of ACCIONA in the Middle East including Acciona Construcción (civil works), Acciona Agua (water/wastewater treatment plants), Acciona Industrial (conventional and renewable power plants and oil&gas facilities), Acciona Ingeniería (civil works engineering consultant), Acciona Concessions (developer of infrastructure) and Acciona Service (several companies dedicated to Facility Management, Aircraft Ground Handling, Events & Museography among other businesses).
Over the past years, he has been involved in the tendering, execution and growth management of several infrastructure businesses in the GCC. Some of the most complex tenders Mr. Sancho has worked on, and succeeded, include IWPPs, IWPs, EPCs, O&M and DBOMs for Public and Private Customers including Alliances in Australia.
SOLAR POWER PLUS ENERGY STORAGE: BUSINESS MODELS TO OPTIMIZE FINANCIAL RETURNS
TIME: 13:10 - 13:55
DATE: 27 November 2018