Francis Pinto

Francis Pinto

Industrial Engineer

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Personal Profile

A motivated Engineer with 9 years’ experience in the construction sector. Having an international background in 3 European countries, considerable education in both Industrial and Electronics Engineering, and a deep understanding of computing and programming, proven by success in supporting my community by developing an app that has been downloaded more than 8,000 times. LinkedIn profile.

Work Experience

Lead Engineer @ Sound & Vision UK Ltd.

February 2015 - Present

A London based smart building company with a fresh approach to audio visual systems, specialised in the design and installation of automatic centralised control of buildings' heating, ventilation and air conditioning, lighting and audio and video through a Building Management System (BMS), to improve occupant comfort, efficiently operate building systems, and to reduce energy consumption and operating costs.

Consulting Engineer @ Grumaser S.L.

June 2014 - February 2015

An electrical and telecommunications company with operations in Spain, embarking on a new phase of international expansion.

Project Manager @ Pisahlma S.L.

August 2010 - December 2013

Solar thermal and PV energy projects. Renewable energy systems management and consulting.

Owner & Managing Director @ InfraCons S.L.

January 2009 - April 2010

Domotics project integration for homes and work offices: lighting control, scenes, energy monitoring, blind control, HVAC and remote control.

Maintenance Supervisor @ Malaga Airport

January 2008 - November 2008

Fire Protection, Water Management and HVAC Maintenance Service Section in Malaga Airport.

Site Manager @ EPD S.L.

August 2004 - September 2006

Industrial project management and IT. Main projects, I have been working on, are Tryp Larios Hotel in Málaga, Miguel Servet Hospital in Jaén, Mercadona's Distribution Center in Antequera and Malaga Airport. ISO 9001 and 14001 Quality and Environmental Manager.


  • English (level C1)
  • German (level ZD)
  • Spanish (native)

Key Skills

  • Renewable Energy
  • Project Management
  • Domotics
  • Programming
  • Process Control
  • Automation


E.T.S. de Ingenieros Industriales of Malaga

Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering

I was recognized with distinction for my Master Thesis: "Life Cycle Assessment of precast concrete products".


Master's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety

Senior Health and Safety Technician: Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics and Risk Prevention.

E.U. Politécnica of Malaga

Bachelor's Degree in Electronics, Control and Systems Engineering

I was recognized with distinction for my Capstone Project: "Working reports management system with Ruby on Rails".

E.T.S. de Ingenieros Industriales of Malaga

Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering

Specialised in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

Additional education

Technische Universiteit Delft (The Netherlands)

Solar Energy

Photovoltaic (PV) devices, solar cell technologies, fabrication technologies for solar cells, alternative storage approaches, PV module construction and design of PV systems.

Technische Universität Dresden (Germany)

Studies in Mechatronics

Architectures for real-time processing for robotics, Mobile Robot Navigation, Parallel Processing Architectures, Hardware Architectures for Mobile Robotics, Sensors for Mobile Robots, VLSI-Design, Intelligent Robot Control, Embedded Internet Technologies, Algorithm Mapping, 2D-Correlation Processing.

KNX Association

Certified EIB-KNX Partner

Domotics, design, installation and commissioning.

Control4 EMEA

Certified Control4 TechII Engineer

Building automation, design, installation and commissioning.


In my free time I like to travel round Europe, go to the cinema, listen to music, meet my friends and improve my English and German languages.

I have developed an iOS devices tourist guide for my city: Malaga Insider Guide.

I also enjoy writing on my personal blog about topics such as technology, computers and programming.


“The things are never like that, as they are. They are always what one makes from them.”

— Jean Anouilh