Eduardo Tobias Ruiz
Founding Partner and Managing Director
Founding partner and Managing Director of Watt Capital, he is an expert in project investment analysis, project financing, mergers and acquisitions and business development in the renewable energy generation sector in Brazil.
Prior to Watt Capital, he was a Partner and Director of CELA Clean Energy Latin America from 2014 to 2019. From 2010 to 2014 he was the Head of Business Development and Project Finance of ERB - Energias Renováveis do Brasil. Previously, he worked at Infinity Bio-Energy in the Business Development and Mergers and Acquisitions department, at Bloomberg New Energy Finance in Australia, and at JPMorgan Chase in Brazil.
He has been an Executive MBA visiting professor at FGV Management since 2015, where he currently teaches 'Analysis of Investment Projects Applied to the Power Sector'; also, at FIA Business School, teaches 'Project Finance' and 'Financial Mathematics and Investment Analysis'. He was a member of the team of Finance Experts at the Clean Energy Finance Solutions Center (NREL - USA) from 2016 to 2018 and co-founder and vice-coordinator of the ABSOLAR's Financing Working Group from 2017 to 2018. He is the author of the books 'Investment Analysis in Utility Scale PV Projects in Brazil' (2021) and 'Investment Analysis in Bioenergy Greenfield Projects in Brazil' (2015).
Bachelor of Business Administration from FGV-EAESP and MSc. in Bioenergy from FGV-EESP, USP-ESALQ and EMBRAPA.