Luis Mendez

Luis Mendez

Senior Vice President, Quanta Capital Solutions / First Infrastructure Capital, LP

Luis is Senior Vice President at Quanta Capital Solutions / First Infrastructure Capital Advisors. In this role, Luis originates and evaluates opportunities to make direct investments in customer-sponsored projects.

Luis has a successful track record in the entire M&A investment cycle. He has particular depth of experience in Latin America, having managed investments across over 10 different countries. Prior to joining First Infrastructure Capital Advisors, Luis was Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at AEI, where he was responsible for leading strategic transactions, and heading the execution of projects, M&A and divestitures. Luis was member of the board of directors in 10 operating companies.

From 2007 to 2009, Luis served as the Chief Executive Officer of Gazel Mexico, the largest compressed natural gas fuel station business in Mexico. In 2008, he was appointed to the board of directors in the Mexican Natural Gas Association. From 2005 to 2007, Luis was Chief Operating Officer of Vengas, the largest gas distributor in Venezuela. Luis also worked for Banco Nacional de Mexico, and after his MBA went on to work at Enron.

Luis received an MBA from the University of Michigan, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.