We are a highly experienced and close-knit team, with a successful track record working in energy and infrastructure investments and complementary skillsets. If we also include our development partners, we bring to bear the collective power of 60 more experts, including in complementary areas like engineering and development, construction management, grid optimization, and policy and regulation.
Erik Strømsø serves as the CEO of BW ESS and Managing Director of BW Renewables. He serves on several boards within the BW Group, including Corvus Energy, a world leading provider of battery energy systems for the maritime space. Tasked with expanding BW’s footprint in sustainable energy and technology sectors, he became a part of the BW Group in 2021.
Before this role, Mr. Strømsø was a Senior Equity Partner at Pareto Securities, a leading Nordic investment bank with an emphasis on energy. He notably spearheaded the bank’s Asia Pacific division, concentrating on capital markets financing and M&A within the energy and infrastructure domains. In his early career, he was deeply involved in the offshore energy sector as an investment banker and a research analyst.
Mr Strømsø holds an MSc. in International Management from London School of Economics and a BSc. in Economics and Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School.
Isaac Garcia Moreno
Isaac Garcia Moreno is an Executive Director at BW ESS, responsible for sourcing and developing new investment opportunities in the grid scale energy storage space.
Prior to joining BW ESS, Mr Garcia Moreno was the Head of Solar and Storage at OX2, a leading global renewable energy developer, where he supported the ramp up of the company’s solar and storage business. He was formerly the Head of Project Development and Regional Managing Director (Sub-Saharan Africa) for Alten Renewable Energy, and COO for LATAM and Southern Europe at Astronergy (part of the Chint Group). Mr. Garcia Moreno also held several technical roles at Isolux-Corsan.
Mr Garcia Moreno has an MSc. in Environmental Engineering from Polytechnical University of Madrid, a BSc. in Business Administration from UDIMA and an MSc. in International Economics and Public Policy from ParisTech and Menendez Pelayo University.
Roberto Jiménez is an Executive Director at BW ESS, responsible for sourcing and developing new investment opportunities in the grid scale energy storage space.
Prior to joining BW ESS, Mr Jiménez was the Vice-President/General Manager at Shell, responsible for the company’s onshore power business in Europe. In 2017, he started-up Shell’s renewable power business in the region and developed the first utility-scale solar and wind parks. Mr Jiménez was responsible for starting and scaling up Shell’s renewable power business in Europe to 9 GW pipeline of projects and team of 100 professionals. He also held various corporate strategy and innovation roles at Shell. Early in his career, he worked in engineering and management consulting roles at URS (now AECOM) and ERM.
Mr Jiménez has an MBA from Yale University and a BSc. in Biological Engineering from Louisiana State University.
Mr Nicolai Nissen-Lie is an Investment Manager with BW ESS. He is responsible for managing and developing existing and new investments in the grid scale energy storage space.
Prior to joining BW ESS, Mr Nissen-Lie was a Strategy & Corporate Development Manager at BW Group, focused on battery energy storage systems investments. Mr Nissen-Lie was formerly the Chief Credit Analyst at Nordea Bank, a leading European bank. He was responsible for covering the banks’ largest and most complex customers within commodity shipping, offshore drilling and supply, including restructuring of multiple companies. In 2020, he was the Acting Manager for the analysts covering Nordea’s entire shipping and offshore portfolio.
Mr Nissen-Lie holds an MSc. in Financial Economics from City University and a BSc. In Economics and Mathematics from Essex University.
We are looking for a highly enthusiastic, analytical and self-driven Analyst to join our team, to be based in Zurich. If you want to make lives better around the world by enabling more green energy, while developing your investment and strategic skills as part of an experienced and dynamic team, we’d like to hear from you.