Máximo Martín is a partner at G-advisory, a subsidiary of the Garrigues group providing consultancy services of a technical and financial nature and focused above all on the areas of renewable energies, the environment and sustainability, in which it is the market leader and a firm of reference.
He began his career in the area of the environment and quality management at the consultancy firm Arthur Andersen back in 1998, where, among other services, he developed groundbreaking products such as an IT tool to analyze environmental risks used in the analysis of more than 100 audited companies, as well as an evaluation methodology for the inclusion of companies on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.
After joining G-advisory in 2000, his career centered increasingly on the energy industry. He has developed over 250 projects in relation to renewable energies (wind energy, photovoltaic solar power, hydraulic energy, biomass, etc.) conventional energy, cogeneration, biofuels and waste treatment and all related aspects. He has developed technical and financial projects for the private sector and the public authorities, both domestically and abroad. By way of example, he has taken part in or headed projects spanning more than 20 different countries.
The types of services he oversees can be broken down into three categories:
1) Technical assistance to financial institutions. Under a project finance model and occasionally using other structures. He has advised dozens of Spanish and foreign financial institutions and developers. In tandem with the lawyers at Garrigues, they head up the lists of the leading advisers worldwide on project finance for renewable energies, according to the magazine Infrastructure Journal.
2) Advice to investors, developers and technicians on, respectively (i) project sale and purchase transactions, (ii) technical and financial advice to developers on the development of their energy businesses, and (iii) independent reports on technologies, colloquially referred to as “bankability” reports.
3) Other energy and environment-related reports: energy efficiency, economic and strategic analysis, climate change, etc.
Máximo Martín is a member of the Madrid Official Association of Industrial Engineers and regularly attends the APPA (Renewable Energy Association) and AEE (Wind Energy Business Association) assemblies, associations of which G-advisory is a member.
He coordinates the Sustainability and Environmental Awards staged by Garrigues Medio Ambiente, Expansión and Wolters Kluwer with respect to the Garrigues Medio Ambiente energy practice area.
Organizer of various renewable energy-related seminars concerning both the domestic and international industries. Speaker at an array of seminars on renewable energies.
Degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 1997.
Publications in specialist reviews and journals such as Tecno Ambiente, Ser Empresario, Dossier Econòmic, Ingeniería Química, La Ley-Actualidad, etc.