JP João Pedro Santos Education
MS and BS, Instituto Superior Técnico - University of Lisbon
MBA, IE Business School


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João Pedro Santos


João is an Associate with CohnReznick Capital and is based in the New York office. He focuses on financial structuring and modeling, project due diligence, and transaction management for renewable energy tax-equity, project finance, and M&A transactions.

Before joining CohnReznick Capital, João was a Manager with EY on their transaction advisory service line, where he helped clients manage capital and worked on M&A transactions. Prior to beginning his career in finance, João worked in several roles in the energy efficiency space, most notably serving as an independent engineer at kW Engineering’s New York regional office for more than ten years.

João received an MBA from IE Business School and a Master in Science in Mechanical Engineering with concentration in Applied Thermodynamics from Instituto Superior Técnico from the University of Lisbon. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico.

João is fluent in Portuguese, English and conversational in Spanish.