Stefano Salerno


Head of Asset Management
Armstrong Energy

Stefano is a chartered engineer who has joined Armstrong Energy bringing with him more than 9 years’ experience in solar and renewable. He has held leading roles at a range of private equity and investment funds. He has also covered EPC construction and O&M leadership roles in the solar sector industry.

He was formerly the Head of Portfolio Management at NextEnergy Capital, a London Stock Exchange listed fund, leading the set-up of the business unit totalling £480 million under management. Before NextEnergy Capital, Stefano was the Senior Asset Manager at Low Carbon, a private equity fund, where he built, maintained and managed in excess of £200 million solar assets. He also worked as an Asset Manager for Novenergia II Sicar, a Portuguese investment fund, with more the £1 billion renewable assets under management and also held the position of Head of Operation & Maintenance at Belectric, one of the word’s largest construction and maintenance operators.

Stefano holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ferrara.