Juan Alberto Leautaud
Over 15 years of experience investing in Mexican real assets Leads BlackRock's Mexico Infrastructure Investment Group former CEO of I2, the leading infrastructure investment manager in Mexico
Prior experience in strategy, investing, capital raising, asset sales and consulting Mr. Leautaud was a founder of I cuadrada (I2) and served as COO and subsequently CEO of the platform. Mr. Leautaud has been responsible for identifying, structuring, negotiating and executing 10 transactions involving an aggregate asset value of approximately $100 billion pesos (above US$5bn) across a wide range of sectors.
Prior to this role, Mr. Leautaud served as Chief Operating Officer at Mexico Retail Properties. In this position, Mr. Leautaud developed and managed a real estate portfolio comprising 17 properties, with almost 500k square meters of GLA. During his tenure as COO, Mexico Retail Properties' revenue grew from 23 million pesos to more than 500 million pesos creating a portfolio with more than 1,300 tenants. Mr. Leautaud was Director of Operations in Constructora Las Aguilas, a company focused in development and management of real estate. Mr. Leautaud was also part of McKinsey & Co. as Associate Principal, focusing on the transportation and energy sectors.
Mr. Leautaud has a MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering and an MBA, both from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He also has a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana, where he graduated with Honors in 1993.