Luis Pais Correia
Senior Operating Partner
Luis Pais Correia is a Senior Operating Partner at Ara, where he is primarily focused on operational and technical matters. He has more than 25 years of experience as a senior executive, managing multi-billion revenue businesses.
Prior to joining Ara, Luis co-founded Aksiom Group in 2017. He has been a board member and a shareholder of px Group Ltd since 2014. Luis serves as the Chairman of Anesco Holdings Ltd and Aloxe Holding B.V. and as a board member of Petainer Ltd. He is also Chairman of Jernbro Industrial Services AB and is a member of the Advisory board of Getec, a leading German Energy Efficiency company owned by institutional investors advised by JP Morgan Asset Management. Luis has been a senior manager in the energy industry for over 25 years. Prior to Aksiom, Luis was a Director and Manager at Dalkia (a company co-owned by Veolia Environnement and EDF) for more than 15 years. He was CEO of several Dalkia subsidiaries including Dalkia NAMEA (North-Atlantic, Middle East, Asia-Pacific) and a Board Director for the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, US, Canada, GCC, China and Australia. He was directly responsible for $2.5 billion in annual revenue and 15,000 employees.
Luis received a PhD in civil engineering from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland and is a chartered engineer from IST Lisbon.