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Ignacio (Nacho) Gimenez

Managing partner

Nacho is a managing partner at bp ventures, based in London. He focuses on originating and executing investments that help bp pivot to net-zero by 2050 or sooner. Current and prospective portfolio companies include, but are not limited to, clean technology, climatech, mobility and digital technology firms. 


With a master’s degree in chemical engineering, Nacho joined bp’s refining division in 2001. He then moved to the bp trading floor as an originator, where he combined finance and risk management structures to develop new business relationships for the business. 


Driven by his passion for innovation and people, Nacho decided to progress his career at bp ventures. He’s an avid reader and a busy dad. If you have a good book recommendation or an instructive kids’ activity, Nacho will be happy to listen!

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