Luis Pais Correia

Senior Operating Partner

Luis Pais Correia is an 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. He is a member of the board of Värmevärden, a leading Swedish district heating company owned by institutional investors advised by JP Morgan Asset Management. He serves as the Chairman of Anesco Holdings Ltd and Jernbro Industrial Services AB and as a board member of AXESS Networks Solutions SL. 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, respectively the largest environmental and energy services company and the largest power company globally) 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.