Solarig

Management Team

Miguel Ángel Calleja Rodríguez

Chairman and CEO

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  • Education: Degree in Business Administration from the Universidad de Valladolid.
  • Experience: With more than 25 years of experience, he has developed his professional career in the service sector and in large utilities companies, holding various management positions in leading national and international companies such as Iberdrola and Calidad Pascual, among others. As part of his entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to the energy transition, in 2005 he founded Solarig, a pioneering company in Spain, originally dedicated to investing in photovoltaic plants for the sale of electricity, which today is an organisation that offers sustainable energy solutions for society in 12 countries. Miguel Ángel Calleja is today Chairman and CEO of Solarig.

José Miguel Moraga Delgado

General Manager of the Renewable Electricity Division

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  • Education: Degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Master in SME Management.
  • Experience: He began his professional career in the tax and labour consultancy at Adade Asesores, advising large companies. In 2006 he joined Solarig as an executive, where he has held various key positions leading the growth of the company in the areas of project development, financial structuring and sale of photovoltaic assets. Among others, he has held the position of Managing Director of Solarig EMEA. Since 2019, he has been General Manager of Solarig. In 2024, he holds the position of General Manager of the Renewable Electricity Division.

Jaime Sureda Juárez

General Manager Corporate Services

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  • Education: PhD in Agricultural Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Executive MBA from the Business Institute.
  • Experience: With more than 25 years of experience in the energy sector, he began his professional career developing water supply and treatment projects at Ondagua. At Iberdrola he participated in electricity generation projects in several Latin American countries and he has been responsible for the Climate Change and Environment areas of the company, defining the area of emissions trade, sustainability indexes and implementation of environmental management policies and systems. In 2005, he joined Solarig where he has led international growth in countries such as Italy, the UK and Japan, digital transformation and ESG (Environment, Social & Government) sustainability strategy. He is currently General Manager of Corporate Services.

Manuel Alonso Lafuente

General Manager Green Gases Division

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  • Education: Forestry Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Master’s Degree in Environmental Management from the University of Malaga.
  • Experience: He has more than 20 years of experience in national and international markets in the wood and agriculture sector, as well as in the generation of electricity and heat from biomass and gas. He has developed his professional activity occupying different positions of responsibility in the company specialised in wood Losan. He has led the development, implementation and operation of different production centres in countries such as the Netherlands, Romania and the United States. He is an expert in intensive and irrigated industrial agriculture through his extensive experience in the management and operation of large agricultural and forage farms in Central Europe. In 2023 he joins Solarig as Managing Director of the Green Gases division. Through Biorig, he aims to position the organisation as a national and international benchmark in the development and operation of biomethane plants; and in the modular capture of biogenic CO₂.

Raquel Bonafonte Gómez

Chief Financial Officer

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  • Education: Degree in Business Administration and Management from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid; and Master’s Degree in Business Intelligence from the Universidad de Barcelona.
  • Experience: Throughout her career she has led operations on five continents in multicultural environments in the energy sector. She has extensive experience in corporate finance, M&A, financial models, control and audit and strategic planning. She has served as Chief Financial Officer and advisor in different companies in the renewable energy sector such as FRV, RP Global or Cogen Energía. Prior to joining Solarig, she held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Capital Energy. In 2022 she joined Solarig to lead the world-wide corporate economic and financial operations.

Jaime Martínez Martínez

Chief Development and M&A Officer

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  • Education: Industrial Engineering in the Universidad de Sevilla, Executive MBA and Management Programme in Structured and Corporate Finance from IE Business School.
  • Experience: He has led international projects and operations in the fields of investment, M&A, business development, EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) and Operation and Maintenance of energy assets. Prior to joining Solarig, he led the international growth of the energy area of Cobra Group, and held the position of Director of Investment and Strategy for ACS’ Bow Power investment vehicle and GIP (Global Infrastructure Partners). In 2018, he joined Solarig to lead international expansion in regions such as the Americas and EMEA, currently holding the position of Chief Development and M&A Officer.

Eduardo García Poza

Chief O&M Officer

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  • Education: Industrial Engineer from the Universidad de Salamanca. He holds an Executive Program from IESE Business School and an Executive Management Program from IE Business School.
  • Experience: His professional career has been linked since 1995 to large companies in the services sector where he began leading activities related to the management of public concessions for water supply and treatment in Ondagua. Subsequently, he held various management positions in the infrastructure company Ferrovial, leading the area of urban services for cities, such as the collection and treatment of solid urban waste and street cleaning. In 2008 he joined Solarig as Director of Operation and Maintenance (O&M), an area from where he has led the development of energy services to third parties to position Solarig as a benchmark company in the international arena.

Jorge Useros Ruiz

Chief Technical Officer

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  • Education: Industrial Engineer from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and MBA from the EOI. 
  • Experience: He has developed his professional career in management positions in industrial areas in leading companies in the construction and engineering sector such as Grupo San José, Aldesa and Grupo Ortiz, linked to renewable energy generation and electrical interconnection facilities. Prior to joining Solarig he held the position of Contracting Director within the energy area of Grupo Ortiz, managing the contracting of EPC of new renewable energy projects (mainly photovoltaic) as well as electrical interconnection facilities in public and private tenders both nationally and internationally. After more than 6 years in Grupo Ortiz he joined Solarig in 2021 to lead the EPC business line.

Clara Cerdán Molina

Chief Legal Officer

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  • Education: She holds a degree in Law from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Extraordinary Award), and a degree in Business Administration and Management from the European Business School (Madrid, London and Paris). She also has a General Management Programme (PDG) from the IESE Business School, and has completed various programmes at prestigious business schools such as the Advance Management Program at Wharton Business School; the Senior Management Programme (Promociona) at ESADE; and the Global Leadership Program at Harvard Kenedy School.
  • Experience: With more than 20 years of experience, she has developed her career as an in-house and corporate lawyer, acting as director of legal advice for large companies in the industrial and infrastructure sector such as Ferrogloble, Sacyr, as well as in the firm Garrigues. She is also co-founder and vice-president of the non-profit organisation ‘Women in a Legal World’. She joins Solarig to lead the legal area and simultaneously develops her teaching career as a professor of Compliance and CSR at universities such as ICADE, Carlos III or the Politécnica de Madrid.

Rubén Hernández Ramos

Chief HR&HS Officer

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  • Education: Degree in Law from the Universidad de Zaragoza and Master’s Degree in Human Resources from ICADE (Universidad Pontificia de Comillas).
  • Experience: He has developed his professional career in Human Resources in the industrial and energy sector where he has more than 12 years of experience. He developed talent projects in Ireland and Poland before joining Solarig as HR Manager. Subsequently, he headed the HR Directorate of the industrial company Litalsa, and held the position of EU HR Director at Trina Solar ISBU. In 2021 he joined Solarig as Chief HR & Health Safety Officer to support the company’s strategic growth through people and talent management.