João Saraiva e Silva (Partner)

Joao Saraiva e Silva

Mr Saraiva e Silva is responsible for new business development at L1 Energy.

Prior to joining L1 Energy, Mr. Saraiva e Silva served as Managing Director of Carlyle’s International Energy Partners fund. Between 2008 and 2011, Mr. Saraiva e Silva was responsible for energy investments in Europe, Africa, FSU and Southeast Asia for Och-Ziff Capital. Prior to Och-Ziff, Mr. Saraiva e Silva worked for approximately nine years in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs, with responsibility over a number of M&A and capital markets transactions in the energy sector. Mr. Saraiva e Silva has been a Senior Advisor to and Non-Executive Director in a number of energy-related companies, including New African Global Energy, Mitra Energy, PetroJava and Millenium Offshore Services. Mr. Saraiva e Silva received his degree in Economics from the Nova University in Lisbon, Portugal in 1999.

L1 Energy Team

The L1 Energy Team is responsible for sourcing, screening and presenting investment opportunities for approval by the L1 Holdings Board. Once investments are made, the L1 Energy Team is responsible for the strategy and operational performance of the oil & gas investment portfolio.