André is a Senior Associate engaged in Blue Bear deal flow, diligence, and investing activities. André has spent his career working in the clean energy sector as an engineer, consultant, and renewable energy project developer.
Previously, André worked in project finance and led financial modelling for utility-scale solar + storage projects in the US and Europe. André also worked at Navigant (now Guidehouse) as an energy consultant developing strategies for for electric utilities, governments, and regulators, and performing market research in clean energy infrastructure, technology, and policy. At UC Berkeley, André was actively engaged in the university’s cleantech, venture capital, and startup communities through his involvement with Berkeley Energy Resource’s Collaborative (BERC), SkyDeck, and Berkeley StEP, and worked at several startups spanning autonomous vehicles, battery technologies, and AI.
André holds a BS in Chemical Engineering and MEng in Energy Engineering and Economics from Cornell University, and an MBA from Berkeley Haas.