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Adriano Figueiredo

IPS Board Member; Investment Committee member

Adriano is an Executive Director on the IPS Board and sits on the Investment Committee.

A Civil Engineer by training and highly experienced manager, Adriano has held senior positions in commercial businesses in the UK, Continental Europe and Latin America in sectors as diverse as education, industrial property development and heavy construction. An entrepreneur at heart, he has set up, developed and managed subsidiaries of UK businesses in Spain, Mexico, and Brazil. He used this experience to co-found Oxford North Community Renewables (or ONCORE) to develop community renewable projects locally.

Adriano was a Director and Board member at Low Carbon Hub for almost ten years, leading on the development of Sandford Hydro, our rooftop solar PV portfolio and the innovative Project LEO (Local Energy Oxfordshire). Upon leaving the Low Carbon Hub as an Executive Director 2021, he launched Fractal Networks, an enterprise for the benefit of the whole community developing IT infrastructure and tools to maximise and optimise use of existing infrastructure, local renewable generation, energy storage and flexible energy demand.