Juan Macias

Chief Executive Officer, AlphaStruxure

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.

Emmanuel Lagarrigue

Chief Innovation Officer, Schneider Electric

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.

Annette Clayton

CEO & President, Schneider Electric North America

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.

Pooja Goyal

Partner and Co-Head Infrastructure Group, The Carlyle Group

Pooja Goyal is Co-Head of the Carlyle Infrastructure Group, Head of the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Fund, and Co-Head of Carlyle Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Ms. Goyal was the Head of the Alternative Energy Investing Group at Goldman Sachs, where she led Goldman Sachs’ investments in the renewables sector. Under her leadership, the group built a portfolio of investments dedicated to the renewable energy and sustainable resources sector.

Ms. Goyal is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Wharton School and a Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Computer and Cognitive Science from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

John Oldenburg

Principal, Renewable and Sustainable Energy, The Carlyle Group

John (“J.B.”) Oldenburg is a Principal with the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Fund. He is based in New York.

Since joining Carlyle in 2013, Mr. Oldenburg has been involved with Carlyle’s investments across the power space, including Valcour Wind Energy, Revere Power, Southeast PowerGen, RISEC, CalPeak, Midway, Malaga Peaking and Red Oak. Prior to joining the RSEF team, Mr. Oldenburg spent more than six years with the Carlyle Power Partners team in New York.

Mr. Oldenburg received a BS in commerce with a concentration in finance from the McIntire School of Commerce at University of Virginia.


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."

Juan Macias

Board of Directors

Pooja Goyal
Partner and Co-Head Infrastructure Group
The Carlyle Group
John Oldenburg
Principal, Renewable and Sustainable Energy
The Carlyle Group
Annette Clayton
CEO & President
Schneider Electric
North America
Emmanuel Lagarrigue
Chief Innovation Officer
Schneider Electric
Founded in 1987 in Washington, DC, Carlyle has grown into one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms


Figures as of June 30, 2019

For more than 100 years, Schneider Electric has been the leader in power distribution, energy management and automation.