Juan is CEO of AlphaStruxure, the joint venture of Schneider Electric and The Carlyle Group. For 28 years, Juan has led global technology businesses in the electrical transmission and distribution industry.
His extensive expertise in energy markets, ranging from digital energy, technology product development and project management to business restructuring has resulted in a strong record of top and bottom line growth.
Prior to AlphaStruxure, Juan served as SVP of Digital Energy Solutions with Schneider Electric, joining the company in 2015 as the Country President of Canada. He also spent 10 years at General Electric heading Industrial Systems and Digital Energy business units, as well as 15 years at ABB. He holds both a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and an MBA.
As Chief Innovation Officer for Schneider Electric, Emmanuel is responsible for creating new, profitable growth platforms for the company while promoting a culture of open, collaborative innovation. He also oversees Schneider Electric’s Corporate Ventures, Electromobility, Solar Power and China Energy Transition Hub business units.
Emmanuel is a member of Schneider’s Global Executive Committee and is heavily involved in the development of new joint ventures with other major institutions around the world. He previously held the position of Chief Strategy Officer, as well as served in a number of operational and general management roles in Europe, South America, Asia and the United States for Schneider Electric.
As CEO and President of North American Operations for Schneider Electric since 2016, Annette drives business strategy and execution of the company’s largest operating region comprised of 30,000 employees in four business units and a services division that generated sales of approximately seven billion euro in 2017.
She also held the position of Executive Vice-President Global Supply Chain at Schneider Electric for more than eight years. Previously, she served as Vice President of Global Operations and Supply Chain for Dell, and as Vice President Quality, North America for General Motors, as well as President of the Saturn Corporation. Currently she serves as Director of the Board of Polaris Industries.
Richard Hoskins is a Managing Director at The Carlyle Group focused on infrastructure opportunities globally. He is based in Washington, DC.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Hoskins held various roles at Hastings Funds Management, a leading global infrastructure fund manager, including Fund Head, Chair of their Investment Committee, Head of Unlisted Infrastructure and Head of Global Asset Management. Prior to Hastings, Mr. Hoskins was a Partner in the leading law firm, Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons).
Mr. Hoskins received a bachelor of laws (Hons) and bachelor of commerce at University of Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Vincent Fairfax Ethical Leadership Foundation.
Peter is based in Washington D.C. as Carlyle’s Co-Head of Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund. Before joining The Carlyle Group, Peter worked as Global Head of Global Investments and Asset Management at Hastings Infrastructure.
Over his 15 years at Hastings, he was responsible for sourcing and delivering new investment and divestment opportunities in accordance with portfolio requirements, as well as asset management of portfolio companies and outcomes.
He also oversaw a number of Hastings’ investment acquisitions, including Freeport LNG, TransGrid, Port of Newcastle and the Sydney Desalination Plant. Peter has a bachelor’s degree in business accounting from Queensland University of Technology.
For the first time, world-class financial and technological capabilities align within one organization to build clean, resilient, efficient and cost-effective energy infrastructure.
AlphaStruxure is a joint venture of The Carlyle Group, one of the largest global asset management companies and Schneider Electric, a world leader in energy technology.
"From airports to university campuses to industrial complexes, energy can be smartly acquired, efficiently produced and locally consumed through an Energy as a Service approach."
Figures as of June 30, 2019