Juan Carlos Machorro specialises in corporate, banking and finance, project finance and infrastructure, mergers & acquisitions, aviation and energy matters. He has represented several international investors in energy and financial projects and agreements across Mexican territory. He has broad experience in negotiating with PEMEX, CFE and local regulators regarding oil and gas and power projects, and has participated in cutting-edge infrastructure transactions, including airport, port, railroad and energy related, with diverse renewable energies, biogas, wind, biodiesel, photovoltaic, advanced ethanol and animal fat, both in the structuring and implementation of the transactions with local and foreign investors.
Juan Carlos joined Santamarina y Steta in 1990 and became a partner in 2002. He heads the energy practice of the firm. He is a member of the IBA and the US–Mexico Bar Association.
He was educated at the Universidad Iberoamericana and has postgraduate studies in international business and finance from New York University.