Founding Partner of Energy To Market (E2M)
Hans Kohlsdorf is an expert in the energy sector and has done important work regarding the impact and opportunities of technological changes. In Mexico’s energy sector, he supports private and public companies to increase their efficiency and to compete in a free market while offering new and improved energy solutions to the people. Hans is a big supporter of medium and large companies that want to enter the market with new technology and business models. By supporting new generation technologies or advising large consumers on energy efficiency E2M opens the sector to new opportunities.
Hans is a founding partner of Energy To Market (E2M), one of the first electricity wholesale Mexican supplier, trader, and service provider. E2M enables financing for generation projects and has obtained the first credit rating, AA+ based solely on merchant risk in Mexico. He serves as the president and on the board for Grupo Construlita, a company that focuses on groundbreaking technology and lighting solutions. Construlita is successfully leading the LED and smart lighting implementation in Mexico and several Latin American countries.
He was an operating partner at the private equity firm Advent International, which is one of the most well-respected private equity investors in the world. As a managing partner of Advisory Board Architects, he helps to evaluate, design, build and implement changes that turn good
boards into high impact boards.
In addition to all of his other endeavors, he served on numerous boards himself. ADO is a worldwide company that is proud to be the enablers of freedom through the use of mobility. Their goal is to help make mobility simpler for people around the world. IEC Holden is a
manufacturer of electric propulsion and powertrain equipment. NATGAS is leading the large scale implementation of natural gas service stations for public and private transport in Mexico. He also served on the board for Postensa Wind Structures, a company developing
groundbreaking construction technologies amongst others for the wind power industry. He was also president of the board of directors at Trust For the Americas, a foundation affiliated with the Organization of American States (OAS). Their goal is to provide economic opportunity, transparency in government, and social inclusion for Latin America and Caribbean countries.
Hans Kohlsdorf was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador and grew up in Bogotá, Colombia. He has an extensive career history which makes him a unique combination of economist and man of the people. He has over 30 years of experience working in the energy field, but his passion really lies in helping people. He supports causes that improve the planet while simultaneously helping companies save money through strategic business planning.
He began his studies at the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá with a focus on economics. After spending a few years at Siemens, he returned to school. At Harvard Business School, he attended the Advanced Management Program and a few years later a course on “Making Corporate Boards Better”. He stayed with Siemens for almost thirty years.
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