Raul Gonzalez

Advisor to the Board

Raul Gonzalez Neira first joined the Libra Group in 2005, as CEO of our South American real estate and hospitality subsidiary. He had worked for the group’s principals in the shipping sector for the previous 10 years. In 2014 he founded the real estate and hospitality development company, Vuelta Group.

Raul brings considerable experience in business development and structuring, with a special focus in infrastructure sectors such as maritime transportation, real estate, and hospitality. He has been responsible for the development and construction of 200,000 square meters of residences, hotels and office space through the Americas. With more than 15 years of experience in the shipping industry, Raul has developed several leadership roles in global companies dedicated to the refrigerated shipping market sector.

Raul´s training and education as a nuclear physicist, combined with his diverse business skills and a wide network of international alliances, has led him to serve as an advisor to various renewable energy companies throughout his career.

In 2019 Raul became head of Elandis’s Panama office and a senior advisor to our Latin American cleantech investment subsidiary, Greenwood Energy. He became an advisor to the Libra Group board in 2020.