Country Manager Italy
Pietro Zerauschek is the Country Manager of Quercus Investment Partners in Italy and the CEO of ASI, the 50/50 JV between Quercus and Swiss Life.
Pietro has over 20 years of experience in market expansion, business development, joint-venture and partnering, investing, financing, M&A and operations in the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors, with particular emphasis on fund formation, project funding with capital structure determination, capital raising, high value M&A, budgeting, financial reporting, investor/lender relations, risk management and liquidity management.
He has personally led more than $500 million in closed renewable power projects and more than $3 billion in closed infrastructure projects.
Pietro is the co-founder of Advantage Energy Capital Partners LLP, a specialised US institutional investment fund and asset management firm focused on distributed generation, storage and energy efficiency for commercial and industrial buildings. Prior to joining Quercus, Pietro was a partner at Foresight Group, LLP, between 2009 – 2016 where he was in charge of several markets including Italy and the US. From 2003 – 2008, he was Head of Infrastructure at RINA.
Pietro holds a Master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Universita degli Studi, Trieste in Italy.