People & Firms

  • Gerlach Heads to ContourGlobal

    Dec 04, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Chris Gerlach, who oversaw project finance at thermal solar developer SolarReserve for many years, has landed a new job in structured finance at international power and renewables developer and investor ContourGlobal.
  • Two Senior Bankers Resign from Natixis in New York

    Dec 03, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Jonathan Kim, managing director and head of global infrastructure and projects at Natixis, and Peter Lee, a director covering the Americas in the same group, have both resigned.
  • Fox Departs SVB for CFO Role in Canada

    Dec 03, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Kerri Fox has resigned from Silicon Valley Bank, where she was managing director and market manager for energy and resource innovaton project finance, to become CFO of a Canadian carbon capture technology company.
  • Invenergy Forges Colombia Partnership with EPM

    Dec 02, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Invenergy has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Colombian utility and developer Empresas Publicas de Medellin to develop, build and operate wind and solar projects in the country.
  • EDPR Strengthens Offshore Wind Team

    Dec 02, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    EDP Renewables has brought in offshore wind expert Anne Marie McShea to bolster its U.S. business development division.
  • Senior LatAm Energy Banker Heads to Banobras

    Dec 02, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    A senior energy financier recently left Bancomext to take up a similar role at Mexican state-owned development bank Banobras.
  • Cypress Creek — Where Are They Now? Part II

    Nov 26, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Following last week's report on the recent wave of start-ups founded by former Cypress Creek Renewables officials, here is a look at what some other former finance, origination and legal staffers at the developer are doing now.
  • Invenergy Finance Official Heads to Marathon

    Nov 26, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    A corporate finance official who previously worked at Invenergy has left the developer and taken up a role at boutique investment bank Marathon Capital in Chicago.
  • Q Cells Hires Project Finance Director

    Nov 22, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Hanwha Q Cells USA has hired Brandon Wantland, a project finance official who earned his stripes at Recurrent Energy, as a director in San Francisco.
  • Ex-Head of Specialty Finance at Global Atlantic Starts New Biz

    Nov 22, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Paul Vambutas, the former head of specialty finance at Global Atlantic Financial Group, has set up a new asset management business with a partner in London.
  • OMERS Hires Infra Pro from Rival

    Nov 12, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    OMERS Infrastructure Management has appointed an associate director in Toronto who was until recently a senior infrastructure investment official at another Canadian pension fund manager.
  • AIMCo Director Moves On

    Nov 12, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    David Perl, who as a director at Alberta Investment Management Corp. worked on the acquisition of a stake in U.S. solar developer and independent power producer sPower, has left the fund manager and started a new job.
  • CapDyn-backed DevCo Hires Originator

    Nov 11, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Arevon Development Co., the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based renewable project development arm of Capital Dynamics, has brought in a power trader and marketer as a senior originator.
  • New Gig for Ex-Cypress Creek Staffer Frantz

    Nov 07, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Excelsior Energy Capital has hired Christopher Frantz, a former vice president of asset management at Cypress Creek Renewables, as managing director of operations in Los Angeles.
  • Black & Veatch Hires Ex-NRG Originator for D.G. Push

    Nov 05, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    A former senior director in NRG Energy’s renewable energy origination team has joined Black & Veatch's fledgling distributed energy group as managing director.
  • Goldman Recruits from Solar Developer

    Nov 04, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Goldman Sachs Renewable Power has hired a senior originator from a solar developer on the West Coast as a vice president.
  • Stock Analyst Returns to Project Finance

    Nov 04, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    After leaving project finance and private equity behind for a career as a research analyst 18 years ago, Hugh Wynne has left his role as co-head of utilities and renewable energy research at SSR for a job at a solar developer.
  • Dahlstrom Lands PNE Gig

    Nov 01, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Karl Dahlstrom has been appointed U.S. chief operating officer of PNE, the German wind developer that is in the midst of a voluntary takeover bid by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners.
  • Quanta Capital Brings in GE Alum as Founding Partners Exit

    Nov 01, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Quanta Capital Solutions, the investment arm of infrastructure services provider Quanta Services, has hired former GE Capital managing director Dan Castagnola as president after two of its three founding partners left to set up a new business.
  • Pillsbury Draws Hire from Rival Firm

    Oct 29, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has hired a lawyer from a rival firm as counsel in its energy practice.
  • DSD Hires Ex-Cypress Creek Originator

    Oct 25, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Distributed Solar Development, the joint venture between BlackRock Real Assets and GE Renewable Energy, has hired a former project originator at Cypress Creek Renewables.
  • True Green Grows with Addition of GE EFS Alum

    Oct 24, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    True Green Capital Management has expanded by hiring a project finance official who was part of the team that moved from GE Energy Financial Services to Starwood Infrastructure Finance last year.
  • Avangrid Renewables Appoints New CEO

    Oct 23, 2019 - Elliot Hayes

    Iberdrola subsidiary Avangrid Renewables has chosen Boston-based Alejandro de Hoz to replace Laura Beane as CEO and president after she decided to leave the company.
  • Mitsubishi Hitachi Adds Ex-Siemens Stalwart

    Oct 22, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has hired a senior executive in New York who previously worked in finance at rival Siemens for more than 14 years.
  • Orrick Hires Energy Partner in New York

    Oct 22, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Orrick has hired John Donaleski as a partner in its New York energy and infrastructure practice.
  • Exelon Utilities CEO Retires Amid Federal Probe

    Oct 18, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Exelon Utilities CEO Anne Pramaggiore has retired and an interim CEO named amid a federal probe into Exelon and its Commonwealth Edison subsidiary.
  • M&A Strategist Exits Onyx

    Oct 17, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    A senior M&A professional recently left Blackstone Group-backed commercial and industrial-scale solar developer Onyx Renewable Partners.
  • Black & Veatch Stalwart Goes Solo

    Oct 17, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    A Black & Veatch veteran of 25 years has left the company to launch his own independent engineering consultancy.
  • Two Bankers Leave Lazard

    Oct 14, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Two investment bankers have left Lazard's power, energy and infrastructure group in New York for jobs at other firms.
  • Canada Lawyer Moves In-House at Solar Developer

    Oct 08, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Bernadette Corpuz, formerly a partner at law firm Torkin Manes, has joined a Toronto-based solar developer.
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