Industrial Engineering from the University of Seville and an MBA from the IE Business School, Manuel has over 7 years of experience in the solar photovoltaic sector.
Before co-founding Fieldfare, he served in different positions at Fotowatio Renewable Ventures, been responsible for the development of projects in countries such as Spain, France, Italy, India, Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Panama, Chile and Peru. Manuel developed a pipeline of more than 400MW for FRV, and is now leading FieldFare development team.
He is co-founder of the Association of Solar Photovoltaic Producers in Mexico (ASOLMEX), where he still has a place at the Board of Directors.
Fernandez de Castro has lived in Spain, Ireland and Mexico.