Leopoldo Alejandro Betancourt Lopez is an entrepreneur in the greater Miranda area of Caracas. He has founded multiple companies, including Alejandro Betancourt Lopez’s company Corp., an energy performance contracting firm that focuses on building sustainable energy projects. This company has built more than 11 electrical plants that generate over 1,4000 megawatts in Latin America.
He is also the president of Hawkers Company. This is a company in Spain that produces fashionable sunglasses. He joined this company in November 2016 after it experienced significant losses throughout that year. It needed external funding, which Leopoldo Alejandro Betancourt Lopez provided.
He turned the company around by providing great sunglasses at affordable prices. It is now one of the top 10 fashion firms in the world. It sells every type of sunglasses from regular polarized lenses to orange-pink glasses that are known as “Nebulas.” The main way their products are marketed is on social media, especially Facebook. Leopoldo Alejandro Betancourt Lopez owns 50% of this brand.
Since May 2015, he has worked for Pacific Exploration & Production as a director. It is a Canadian firm that explores for and produces oil and natural gas. He is also the largest shareholder in this company as he owns nearly 20 percent of its shares. This company primarily operates in Latin American countries such as Caracas, Panama, Honduras, and Costa Rica. This company is the largest oil & gas firm operating in Latin America.
Leopoldo Alejandro Betancourt Lopez is a philanthropist who wants to improve the communities in which his companies operate. He is especially active in contributing to educational causes. In Ciudad Bolivar, Caracas, he funded the addition of a wing at the Carmen Salles School. He also works with the University of Simon Bolivar. This includes funding postgraduate programs that educate students about how to operate and maintain power plants.