• GNE Finance Team

    Innovators in the home renovation experience and customer outreach, GNE team-members are experts in origination, financial structuring, and public-private partnerships

  • Constantly working towards a responsible and fair clean energy transition

    GNE Finance designed the first European home-based financing platform bringing security to investors and attractive financing to homeowners while supporting local government in reaching their climate and energy goals.


    The expertise of team-members uniquely positions GNE Finance to provide holistic solutions, focusing on serving the needs of stakeholders and communities by integrating technical knowledge, digitization, and finance into tangible solutions.


    GNE Finance's multidisciplinary team comes from engineering, financing, public, private and non-profit sectors. Collectively, the team speaks English, Spanish, Catalan, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Russian.

  • GNE Finance

    Meet the team


    Davide Cannarozzi

    Chief Executive Officer and Founder

    Trained as an industrial engineer in Turin, Italy, Davide holds an MBA from ESADE in and has executive training in Project Financing from London Business School. Davide founded GNE Finance, a private capital financing solutions provider, to transform home and building renovation industry. Prior to that Davide served as CFO of Enertika, an ESCO headquartered in Spain where he designed, promoted, implemented and managed a new business model in the energy sector.

    Eduard Puig MacLean

    Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder

    Trained as an industrial engineer in Barcelona, Spain, Eduard holds an MBA from ESADE in Barcelona and has executive training in Innovation Management from Escuela de Organización Industrial in Madrid, Spain. Prior to launching GNE Finance, Eduard founded Climate-Aligned Partners, a consulting firm located in Amsterdam to provide advisory services on Strategy and Financing to SMEs. Eduard worked for 6 years as a Corporate Development Manager at Enertika, an ESCO headquartered in Spain.

    Kristina Klimovich

    Head of Advisory and Consulting

    Kristina has advanced innovative home and commercial building renovation programs in the US and Europe for the past 8 years. At PACENation she built a robust membership platform with 300+ companies and organizations committed to promoting innovative financing tools. At GNE Finance she leads the advisory and consulting business unit, which involves managing a portfolio of European projects and collaborating with the public sector to significantly scale sustainable home renovation across Europe. Kristina holds a B.A. in Social Sciences from the University of Alaska Southeast and a M.A. in International Affairs from the New School University in New York City.

    Erica Starks

    Head of B2C Solutions

    Erica has 20 years' experience with global brands: Broadway and Disney. As the founder of the first multilingual Broadway ticketing platform, her e-commerce efforts and marketing collaborations with major shows have generated 22M+ USD in revenues, with 150K+ customers in 90+ countries. Since 2014, she advises in marketing, branding, e-commerce and strategic international development. Client sectors include technology (IoT), Energy-Efficiency, Finance, Travel, Entertainment, Fine Art & Advertising. Erica holds an MBA from ESADE and a B.A. in Sociology & Anthropology from Smith College.

    Fernando Salat

    Head of Product

    Fernando holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration at PUC São Paulo, Brazil. He supports strategic financial decision-making. He is responsible for the development of financial models at the corporate and energy project levels. Prior to joining GNE Finance, Fernando acquired extensive experience in structuring and modeling of debt capital markets transactions in Brazilian financial markets.

    Irene Torres Marí

    Consultant, Digital Marketing and Customer Relations​

    Irene holds a Bachelor’s in Communications Science with a specialty in Journalism from the University of Ramon Llull in Barcelona. She is also earned a Técnico Superior in Ilustration at the Arts School Serra I Abella in Barcelona. Irene was a writer and photographer for the Red Cross in Catalunya prior to becoming a freelancer. Since, 2005, in addition to her work in illustration and design, Irene has 7 years of experience in multilingual customer relations and digital content creation with a company based in the U.S. Locally in Barcelona, she has also worked in customer relations with Barcelona’s El Prat Airport and with the Consortium of Libraries of Barcelona.

    Patricio Cartagena

    Business Development Associate

    Patricio holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Adolfo Ibáñez Business School and a Master in International Management (CEMS-MiM) from the same university. Patricio has worked in the real estate, IT and banking industries. At GNE Finance Patricio performs as an in-house consultant, contributing in fields such as strategy, market intelligence, and business development.

    Julien Thomas

    Consultant, IT Solutions

    Julien is an Engineer from France's Grande École INSA of Rennes. Julien holds a PhD in Computer and Information Security and has participated in and submitted multiple research papers to national and international research conferences. Since 2011, Julien has focused on IT advising, specializing in security as well as the development of web solutions for businesses in Europe and the U.S. Julien founded a company to develop projects for startups, such as Protektoid, which addressses device security and privacy reviews within the Android ecosystem.

    Juan Alario

    Senior Advisor, Financial Instruments

    Juan holds a Master in Industrial Engineering degree from Polytechnic University of Barcelona; a post-graduate studies degree in Energy Economics from Grenoble University, a Doctorate in Economic Sciences from Grenoble University and a post-graduate in Business Management & Planning from a Polytechnic University of Madrid. Juan is a world-leading expert in Energy and Energy Policies and a former Director at the European Investment Bank where he designed and led the ELENA program.

    Alex Rothlin

    Senior Finance Advisor

    Alex has more than 20 years of experience in Structured Products & Alternative Investments across Europe, Japan, and Latin America. Prior to GNE Finance, he was Director for Energy Efficiency at Susi Partners AG in Zurich. Prior, he was head of asset-based financing at MainFirst Bank, Partner and Managing Director at Aurelius Capital Management, and worked at Bear Stearns in New York and London. He holds a Master of Arts in Business Administration from the University of St Gallen, Switzerland.

    Miriam Nieto

    Marketing Assistant

    Graduated in Advertising and Public Relations, Miriam has always been more attracted to the creative part of design and the world of communication, as well as entrepreneurial projects. Showing a good image is crucial for any company, as well as the way it has to communicate it. She supports GNE Finance with her skills in graphic design. Additionally, Miriam functions as a community manager for the home renovation program in Olot.

    Eduard Victoria

    Technical Manager

    Eduard holds a Bachelor’s degree in architectural technology and building construction from the University of Girona; a Master in certification and evaluation of environmental quality of the buildings from CAATEEB. Eduard has worked in the last years as a project manager in the construction sector, and as freelance as energy expert doing EPC to existing and new building sector. At GNE Finance he is leading all the technical aspects of the program under the EuroPACE pilot.

    Albert Arrey


    Financial Counsel

    Albert holds a degree in Law from the University of Barcelona. He is a co-founder of Arrey-Capdevila Law firm which is based in Olot, Spain. His specialties are in civil, urban, real estate, administrative and business. From 1987 until 1991, Albert has served as a counsel for urban planning of the City Council of Olot. He joined GNE Finance in 2018 and provides legal advice on home renovation programs in Spain.

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1.   Agreement to Terms     
1.1  These Terms and Conditions constitute a legally binding agreement made between you, whether personally or on behalf of an entity (you), and Global New Energy Finance, S.L., doing business as  GNE Finance, located at Avinguda Sant Mateu 50, Alella, Barcelona 08329 Spain (we, us), concerning your access to and use of the GNE Finance (https://www.gnefinance.com) website as well as any related applications (the Site).  

The Site provides the following services: This is an informative website mean to communicate GNE Finance’s ongoing business and consumer initiatives. (Services). You agree that by accessing the Site and/or Services, you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all of these Terms and Conditions.  

If you do not agree with all of these Terms and Conditions, then you are prohibited from using the Site and Services and you must discontinue use immediately. We recommend that you print a copy of these Terms and Conditions for future reference.  

1.2  The supplemental policies set out in Section 1.7 below, as well as any supplemental terms and condition or documents that may be posted on the Site from time to time, are expressly incorporated by reference.  

1.3  We may make changes to these Terms and Conditions at any time. The updated version of these Terms and Conditions will be indicated by an updated “Revised” date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. You are responsible for reviewing these Terms and Conditions to stay informed of updates. Your continued use of the Site represents that you have accepted such changes.  

1.4  We may update or change the Site from time to time to reflect changes to our products, our users' needs and/or our business priorities.  

1.5  The information provided on the Site is not intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject us to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country.   

1.6  The Site is intended for users who are at least 18 years old.  If you are under the age of 18, you are not permitted to register for the Site or use the Services without parental permission. 

1.7  Additional policies which also apply to your use of the Site include:   

2.    Acceptable Use    

2.1  You may not access or use the Site for any purpose other than that for which we make the site and our services available. The Site may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by us.  

2.2  As a user of this Site, you agree not to:  
● Systematically retrieve data or other content from the Site to a compile database or directory without written permission from us  
● Make any unauthorized use of the Site, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of users to send unsolicited email or creating user accounts under false pretenses  
● Use the Site to advertise or sell goods and services  
● Circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Site, including features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on the use  
● Engage in any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, or using any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools  
● Interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the Site or the networks and services connected to the Site  
● Attempt to impersonate another user or person, or use the username of another user  
● Use any information obtained from the Site in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person  
● Use the Site or our content as part of any effort to compete with us or to create a revenue-generating endeavor or commercial enterprise  
● Decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Site  
● Attempt to access any portions of the Site that you are restricted from accessing  
● Delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any of the content  
● Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) viruses, Trojan horses, or other material that interferes with any party’s uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Site, or any material that acts as a passive or active information collection or transmission mechanism  
● Use, launch, or engage in any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, robots, scrapers, offline readers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools  
● Disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, us and/or the Site  
● Use the Site in a manner inconsistent with any applicable laws or regulations 
● Falsely imply a relationship with us or another company with whom you do not have a relationship     

3.   Our content    

3.1  Unless otherwise indicated, the Site and Services including source code, databases, functionality, software, website designs, audio, video, text, photographs, and graphics on the Site (Our Content) are owned or licensed to us, and are protected by copyright and trade mark laws.   

3.2  Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, no part of the Site, Services or Our Content may be copied, reproduced, aggregated, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted, distributed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose whatsoever, without our express prior written permission. 

3.3  Provided that you are eligible to use the Site, you are granted a limited licence to access and use the Site and Our Content and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use.   

3.4  You shall not (a) try to gain unauthorised access to the Site or any networks, servers or computer systems connected to the Site; and/or (b) make for any purpose including error correction, any modifications, adaptions, additions or enhancements to the Site or Our Content, including the modification of the paper or digital copies you may have downloaded. 

3.5  We shall (a) prepare the Site and Our Content with reasonable skill and care; and (b) use industry standard virus detection software to try to block the uploading of content to the Site that contains viruses.  

3.6  The content on the Site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from taking, any action on the basis of the content on the Site.  

3.7  Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that Our Content on the Site is accurate, complete or up to date.   

4.   Link to third party content   

4.1  The Site may contain links to websites or applications operated by third parties.We do not have any influence or control over any such third party websites or applications or the third party operator. We are not responsible for and do not endorse any third party websites or applications or their availability or content.

4.2  We accept no responsibility for adverts contained within the Site. If you agree to purchase goods and/or services from any third party who advertises in the Site, you do so at your own risk. The advertiser, and not us, is responsible for such goods and/or services and if you have any questions or complaints in relation to them, you should contact the advertiser.     

5.    Site Management     

5.1  We reserve the right at our sole discretion, to (1) monitor the Site for breaches of these Terms and Conditions; (2) take appropriate legal action against anyone in breach of applicable laws or these Terms and Conditions; (3) remove from the Site or otherwise disable all files and content that are excessive in size or are in any way a burden to our systems; and (4) otherwise manage the Site in a manner designed to protect our rights and property and to facilitate the proper functioning of the Site and Services.  

5.2  We do not guarantee that the Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. 

5.3  You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform to access the Site and you should use your own virus protection software.  

6.    Modifications to and availability of the Site     

6.1  We reserve the right to change, modify, or remove the contents of the Site at any time or for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. We also reserve the right to modify or discontinue all or part of the Services without notice at any time.    

6.2  We cannot guarantee the Site and Services will be available at all times. We may experience hardware, software, or other problems or need to perform maintenance related to the Site, resulting in interruptions, delays, or errors. You agree that we have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused by your inability to access or use the Site or Services during any downtime or discontinuance of the Site or Services.We are not obliged to maintain and support the Site or Services or to supply any corrections, updates, or releases. 

6.3  There may be information on the Site that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to the Services, including descriptions, pricing, availability, and various other information. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the information at any time, without prior notice.  

7.    Disclaimer/Limitation of Liability     

7.1  The Site and Services are provided on an as-is and as-available basis. You agree that your use of the Site and/or Services will be at your sole risk except as expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions. All warranties, terms, conditions and undertakings, express or implied (including by statute, custom or usage, a course of dealing, or common law) in connection with the Site and Services and your use thereof including, without limitation, the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.  

We make no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of the Site’s content and are not liable for any (1) errors or omissions in content: (2) any unauthorized access to or use of our servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored on our server; (3) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the site or services; and/or (4) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the site by any third party. We will not be responsible for any delay or failure to comply with our obligations under these Terms and Conditions if such delay or failure is caused by an event beyond our reasonable control. 

7.2  Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you: 

Whether you are a consumer or a business user: 

● We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.  

● If we fail to comply with these Terms and Conditions, we will be responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of these Terms and Conditions, but we would not be responsible for any loss or damage that were not foreseeable at the time you started using the Site/Services.  

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in the Disclaimer/Limitation of Liability section, our liability to you for any cause whatsoever and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to a total aggregate amount equal to the greater of (a) the sum of £5000 or (b) the amount paid, if any, by you to us for the Services/Site during the six (6) month period prior to any cause of action arising.   

If you are a business user: 

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with: 

● use of, or inability to use, our Site/Services; or  
● use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Site.  

In particular, we will not be liable for: 

● loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;  
● business interruption;  
● loss of anticipated savings;  
● loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or  
● any indirect or consequential loss or damage.      

8.    Term and Termination     

8.1  These Terms and Conditions shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Site or Services or are otherwise a user of the Site, as applicable. You may terminate your use or participation at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions for terminating user accounts in your account settings, if available, or by contacting us at info@gnefinance.com.  

8.2  Without limiting any other provision of these Terms and Conditions, we reserve the right to, in our sole discretion and without notice or liability, deny access to and use of the Site and the Services (including blocking certain IP addresses), to any person for any reason including without limitation for breach of any representation, warranty or covenant contained in these Terms and Conditions or of any applicable law or regulation.  

If we determine, in our sole discretion, that your use of the Site/Services is in breach of these Terms and Conditions or of any applicable law or regulation, we may terminate your use or participation in the Site and the Services or delete any content or information that you posted at any time, without warning, in our sole discretion.  

8.3  If we terminate or suspend your account for any reason set out in this Section 9, you are prohibited from registering and creating a new account under your name, a fake or borrowed name, or the name of any third party, even if you may be acting on behalf of the third party. In addition to terminating or suspending your account, we reserve the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.   
9.    General       

9.1  Visiting the Site, sending us emails, and completing online forms constitute electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing.  

You hereby agree to the use of electronic signatures, contracts, orders and other records and to electronic delivery of notices, policies and records of transactions initiated or completed by us or via the Site. You hereby waive any rights or requirements under any statutes, regulations, rules, ordinances or other laws in any jurisdiction which require an original signature or delivery or retention of non-electronic records, or to payments or the granting of credits by other than electronic means.  

9.2  These Terms and Conditions and any policies or operating rules posted by us on the Site or in respect to the Services constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and us.   

9.3  Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.   

9.4  We may assign any or all of our rights and obligations to others at any time.   

9.5  We shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage, delay or failure to act caused by any cause beyond our reasonable control.   

9.6  If any provision or part of a provision of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision is deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.  

9.7  There is no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship created between you and us as a result of these Terms and Conditions or use of the Site or Services.  

9.8  For business users only - If you are a business user, these Terms and Conditions, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English Law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.    

9.9  A person who is not a party to these Terms and Conditions shall have no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of these Terms and Conditions. 

9.10  In order to resolve a complaint regarding the Services or to receive further information regarding use of the Services, please contact us by email at info@gnefinance.com or by post to: 

Global New Energy Finance, S.L.  
Avinguda Sant Mateu 50
Alella, Barcelona 08329 
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