Our Team

Severo Lopez Mestre Arana

Senior Partner

Law graduate from Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) with postgraduate studies in regulation, policy and administration at the University of Chicago and the University of California, Berkeley. Expert in energy policy and regulation with 17 years in the Mexican energy industry including roles as the Advisor for the Assistant Secretary for Energy Operations at the Ministry of Energy, Senior Advisor for the CAO of the Federal Electricity Commission (national power utility) leading the regulation, policy and strategic planning teams, CEO at Mexenergy and currently Senior Partner at Galo Energy consulting. Founding member of Sustentabilidad para Mexico AC (representing the World Green Building Council in Mexico) and executive advisor of its Board. National and international contributions in forums, interviews, newspapers, magazines and energy publications. Energy news contributor at El Financiero-Bloomberg Tv network.

Jose Garcia Torres

Senior Partner

Graduate with a degree in Economics by the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and a Master in Economics by Vanderbilt University in Nashville Tennessee. Consultant in the field of business development and financial services in Mexico. His background in economics, banking, almost 30 years of government experience and an extensive network of relations in public and private sectors have been very helpful tools in the support of foreign companies doing business in Mexico or accessing the Mexican and the Latin American markets. In the financial sector such network of relations goes to almost every country in Latin America.

Anna Raptis

Senior Partner

Anna holds a Masters Degree from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies. She has a global view of the energy industry, her experience includes over 15 years working in international energy projects including 6 years in Mexico. Her previous roles have included Country Manager for AES Mexico Development focusing on financing and new business development, Commercial Director for TransAlta Mexico during the construction and commissioning phases of gas fired combine cycle power plants. Anna has significant experience in the development of midstream infrastructure and LNG facilities having worked as a commercial advisor for Oil Search on the development of LNG in Papua New Guinea, and commercial advisor for ConocoPhillips in Australia on their Bayu Undan and Sunrise LNG developments, located in Australia and Timor L’este.

Jose Andres Garcia Rosales

Junior Partner

Graduate with a degree in International Business by the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and a Master in Green Economy and Sustainable Development by El Colegio de Mexico. Consultant in business development and a journalist specialized in business, economics and sustainability. In his professional experience, he has served as Trade and Foreign Direct Investment Advisor for the Utah, California and Arizona State Governments. Also, he has been an active Board Member in the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce Binational Office in Mexico City and the City of Phoenix Reprensentative for Mexico. Recognized in 2013 by Lideres Mexicanos Magazine as one of the 300 Mexican Future Leaders.