About Us

Matrix Renewables is a renewable energy platform that was founded by global alternative asset manager TPG through its impact investing platform, The Rise Fund, in 2020. Headquartered in Madrid, Matrix Renewables focuses on developing, constructing and being long-term owners of renewable energy assets. 

Matrix Renewables current portfolio is comprised of 1GW of operational, under construction or near ready to build solar PV projects in Spain, Chile, Colombia and Mexico.
With the backing and support of TPG, Matrix Renewables intends to grow into a multi-GW renewables platform while growing its geographical reach.

The Rise Fund is TPG’s $5 billion impact investing platform focused on investing in and supporting the growth of world-class businesses that deliver positive and measurable social and environmental impact globally.  

TPG is a global investment firm with offices in Austin, Beijing, Boston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, Seoul and Singapore. TPG’s investment platforms span a wide range of asset classes, including private equity, infrastructure, growth venture, real estate and public equity. 

The Matrix Renewables management team have extensive experience and proven track records investing in the power and renewables sector, across Europe, Latin America and the United States.

For more information, please contact Matrix Renewables here: info@matrixrenewables.com

Nicolas Navas
Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining Matrix Renewables in 2020, Nicolas was Head of Project Finance at Jenner Renewables and immediately before that, working in Actis as an Investment Principal in the Energy Team in London. Previously, he worked with ING in London, New York and Bogota. 

Nicolas holds a BSc/Diploma in Industrial Engineering and a MSc in Finance from Universidad de los Andes in Colombia and a MSc International Affairs-Finance from Columbia University in New York.

Chris Matthews
Managing Director, Development and Markets

Prior to joining Matrix Renewables in 2020, Chris was in charge of business development for Jenner Renewables, and Mainstream Renewable Power before that.  He has worked in diverse markets such as Europe, Latin America, North America, Africa, and in a range of renewable technologies including wind, solar, biomass and hydro.  

Chris studied Mechanical Engineering at Cambridge University.

Caro Chapatte
Chief of Staff

Prior to joining Matrix Renewables in 2020, Caro was Managing Director and Board member of Alarde, a firm dedicated to development, construction, and exploitation of renewable energy power plants, and latterly she worked for Nice Tech, a startup with carbon footprint-reducing food processing technology. 

Caro holds an MBA from Stanford University, CA and a BA in Business from the European Business School in Madrid, Paris and London.