Gerard Lopez

Gerard Lopez

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nekton; Founding Partner, Mangrove Capital; Founder, Genii Capital; and Chairman, Lotus F1 Team (Luxembourg).

Gerard is the chairman and CEO of Nekton a leading investment and brokerage firm in the energy sector in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe.
He is a founding partner and a key shareholder of Mangrove Capital having funded some of the world’s most successful tech companies including Skype, Wix, or Nimbuzz.
He is also the founder of Genii Capital – active in real estate, automotive and financial investments and is the Chairman of Lotus F1.
He sits on the board of Mangrove, Genii Group, Nekton, Ecotive, CiteeCar and other group companies. He is a member of the Advisory Council for Miami University Business School and founded the Act Mangrove Charity foundation promoting education for under developed countries. Gerard also sits on the board of the Royal Theatre of Madrid, one of Europe’s most renowned theatres.
He speaks English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Luxembourgish. He is also a globally respected car collector.


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