Our Team

Christian Langaard – Founder and Chairman

  • Founded Euro-Latin Capital in 1999. More than 30 years of global investment banking experience: incl. Banque Paribas, Head of South American Region, Credit Suisse First Boston, Director, Northern Europe, Quotation and Listing Manager at Oslo Stock Exchange
  • Current Board/Advisory positions; Vice Chairman of Patagonia Bioenergy; Board member of Polar Capital Partners, Compania Uruguaya de Eucalyptus SA, Executive Board of Marcuard Holding,
  • Member of Blue Ribbon Panel for Short-Lived Climate Pollutants/The Global Methane Fund (globalmethanefund.org) and Advisory Board Sustainable Bio Brazil (www.sustainablebiobrazil.com).
  • Co-founder of 2 leading biofuels companies from 1st and 2nd round financings to partial exit
  • MBA of Management, Finance and International Business from the Northwestern University (Kellogg Graduate School of Management), and BSBA University of Denver

Sven Engevik – Managing Partner

  • More than 20 years of financial experience including, Investor Relations Manager for the Argentinean oil & gas company Trefoil Ltd, Senior advisor at Oslo Stock Exchange, Senior associate at PwC Transaction Services (financial due diligence) and Analyst at Handelsbanken Corporate Finance.
  • Sven runs the seafood and oil and gas industry practice at Euro-Latin Capital.
  • Holds a Master of Science in Finance and a Master of Business and Economics, both taken at the Norwegian School of Management
  • Board member of Patagonia Bioenergia SA.

 

Michael Harrison – Analyst

  • Master of Science in Management at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • Bachelor at Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA
  • Work experience from agrucultural business in Bolivia, including Adminstrative assistant, R&D Intern cattle business and analyst

Bill Wason – Special Advisor – Biofuels

  • Ten years prior experience in the biodiesel industry as the President of Bio Clean Fuels, which built a 10 million gallon biodiesel plant in Bakersfield, California using its own proprietary continuous flow biodiesel technology
  • Participated in forming a consortium of partners from 5 countries in Europe that are now involved in a Co2 Star, biodiesel & efficiency promotion program in conjunction with funding from the EU Commission.
  • President of Sustainable Bio Brazil (sustainablebiobrazil.com), started BioPure Fuels (www.biopurefuels.com), in 2005, which is involved in all aspects of vegetable oil feedstock acquisition, biodiesel production, glycerin refining and use and marketing and distribution of biodiesel & efficiency products.

Maria del Valle Coalova – Administration Manager

  • 20 years work experience from various administration positions in Argentina, including Instituto Terciarrio Ramon Carrillo, Colegio Las Cumbres, Banco Banex and Tarjeta Naranja
  • Bachelor in Administration
  • Translator english/spanish language