Global investment manager GLP has announced the appointment of Stefano Fissolo as senior director, renewables at GLP Europe.
In his new role Fissolo will take ownership for driving the growth of GLP’s onsite renewable energy program to decarbonize its built environment by deploying rooftop solar, battery storage, electric vehicle infrastructure and other cleantech applications.
GLP is making a strategic push into the energy transition sector by leveraging its significant real estate footprint to work towards a clean future and power the global energy transition. The firm has launched several initiatives to pursue renewable energy development, and today it has 415 megawatts (MW) of installed solar PV capacity globally which can generate approximately 430,000 megawatt hours (MWh) annually and significantly decrease CO2 emissions.
Fissolo brings almost 15 years’ experience working primarily across the renewable energy, investment and infrastructure space. Prior to joining GLP, he served as investment director at Swiss-based infrastructure firm Susi Partners, which manages the largest European investment platform for energy efficient projects, where he led on originating and executing credit and equity transactions in the clean energy infrastructure space, including investments in onsite solar, combined heat and power, renewable heat, light-as-a-service, EV charging, and other energy efficiency measures.
He was previously Co-CEO at engineering boutique Solesa, which designs, develops and operates solar photovoltaic plants, leading the company’s international expansion and managing new asset developments in Italy, India and Oman. He started his career at Boston Consulting Group.