Manuel Villace Carballo

Investment Director

Manuel is Investment Director of Serena since its establishment. His background covers structuring, developing, financing, managing, and operating infrastructure public-private partnership projects. Manuel joined Serena from Strategic Infrastructure Consulting S.L., an infrastructure investor advisory company in Spain he co-managed.

Previously, Manuel devoted most of his career to the Concessions Division of FCC Construccion S.A., starting as Bid Director in several international projects and ending up as Head of Finance and Divestments. He began his career as a designer for Iberinsa (now Acciona Ingenieria). Manuel holds a MSc Civil Engineering (MEng) & MSc Transportation.

He holds an EMBA in Infrastructure Management & Public Services (Universidad Politecnica of Madrid, Spain). He also studied Environmental and Sustainable Infrastructure at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm (Sweden).