People & Firms

  • Wright steps down from HSBC

    Aug 14, 2020 - Elliot Hayes

    James Wright is stepping down from his role as managing director at HSBC, where he led the bank’s activities in renewable energy, encompassing M&A, debt financing and tax equity.
  • Obituary: Greg Wolf, Duke's renewables crusader

    Aug 13, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Greg Wolf, the former CEO of Leeward Renewable Energy, passed away on August 3. He was 50.
  • Orion adds investment optimizer

    Aug 13, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Middle-market energy infrastructure debt investor Orion Energy Partners has hired Matthew Kondratowicz to its investment performance and optimization group.
  • Schoneburg joins J-Power finance team

    Aug 12, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Chicago-based J-Power USA has added seasoned project finance modeller Pascal Schoneburg to its finance team.
  • Brazil-based ABN Amro banker moves to IDB

    Aug 12, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    A project finance banker who previously focused on South America at ABN Amro has joined IDB Invest's infrastructure and energy team.
  • New recruit at EDF in Houston

    Aug 11, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    EDF Renewables has hired former Avangrid capital investment manager Sarah Malik.
  • Puerto Rico’s PREPA appoints interim director

    Aug 11, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) has appointed a new interim executive director after the resignation of Jose Ortiz.
  • Blackstone-backed storage shop staffs up

    Aug 10, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    NRstor C&I, the Canadian energy storage platform that Blackstone Energy Partners acquired in March, has been rebranded Aypa Power as a raft of senior development, power marketing and M&A officials settle into new roles at the company.
  • New role for renewables appraiser Bammel

    Aug 10, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    JLL has hired Mike Bammel as managing director and national head of the renewable energy valuation team within its valuation advisory business in Los Angeles.
  • Former Leeward CEO Wolf passes away

    Aug 10, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Gregory Wolf, the former CEO of Leeward Renewable Energy, passed away on August 3. He was 50.
  • Primergy hires originator from Engie

    Aug 07, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners portfolio company Primergy Solar has appointed a chief development officer who previously worked at Engie North America.
  • Dentons hires two in Colombia

    Aug 07, 2020 - Juliana Ennes

    Colombian law firm Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has appointed two partners with experience in oil and gas and project finance transactions.
  • JERA appoints Americas CEO

    Aug 05, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Steven Winn has been named CEO of power and fuel company JERA Americas after JERA's board approved the promotion on July 28.
  • Plastina surfaces at CIC

    Aug 05, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Senior project finance banker Ren Plastina has emerged in a new role at Crédit Industriel et Commercial in New York.
  • Finance official seconded to Innergex from Hydro-Québec

    Aug 03, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Hydro-Québec's Isabelle Bedard has been seconded to Innergex Renewable Energy as a finance and M&A director as part of strategic alliance between the two companies.
  • Credit Suisse merges infra and power, oil and gas groups

    Jul 30, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Credit Suisse has combined its infrastructure, utilities and renewables group (GIUR) with its oil and gas group to form a new global investment banking team covering energy and infrastructure.
  • Leadership reshuffle at Capital Power

    Jul 30, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Canadian independent power producer Capital Power has appointed a new CFO as it rejiggers its senior management team.
  • Trafigura forges ahead with North America power build-out

    Jul 28, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Singaporean commodities firm Trafigura is continuing with the build-out of its North American power and environmental products trading division after the person originally picked to lead the charge left the firm in May.
  • C-suite hire at Generate

    Jul 28, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Generate Capital has brought in former SunPower Corp executive Nam Tran Nguyen as its first chief operating officer.
  • Reshuffle at 1st Source

    Jul 28, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    The responsibility for 1st Source Bank's solar lending business has been handed over to a new manager as part of a reassignment of duties within the South Bend, Indiana-based bank.
  • Advisory firm builds renewables team

    Jul 27, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Financial advisory firm Pi Capital has hired experienced structured finance banker Susana Vivares as its builds out a new renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure unit.
  • RBC hires tax equity pro

    Jul 27, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    RBC Capital Markets has brought in Jonathan Cheng in New York to bolster its tax equity team.
  • Rubicon staffer finds new role

    Jul 23, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    A former member of Rubicon Capital Advisors' New York investment banking team has emerged in a new role at a project sponsor.
  • Savion boosts origination team

    Jul 22, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Macquarie Capital-backed solar and energy storage developer Savion has strengthened its origination team with a hire from EDF Renewable Energy.
  • Ecuador appoints a new deputy minister of renewables

    Jul 22, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Ecuador's Ministry of Energy and Non-renewable Natural Resources, led by the minister René Ortiz, has appointed a new deputy minister of power and renewable energy to replace the incumbent who had been at the position for just four months.
  • Sustainable investment chief departs CalPERS

    Jul 21, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Beth Richtman, who was the head of the sustainable investment program at the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), recently left the institutional investor. (UPDATED)
  • New representatives in Colombia’s government energy bodies

    Jul 21, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Colombia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy and the country’s Mines and Energy Planning Unit (UPME) have appointed new officials, who assumed their positions on July 21.
  • New energy minister in Peru

    Jul 20, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Rafael Belaunde is Peru's new minister of mines and energy, the third representative to be appointed to the position since the beginning of the year.
  • New Algonquin CEO steps up to the plate

    Jul 20, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp has appointed a new CEO to succeed Ian Robertson, who is retiring after dedicating over 30 years to the company, having co-founded it in 1988.
  • Deutsche VP heads to Macquarie

    Jul 16, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    A Deutsche Bank vice president has joined the infrastructure and energy team at Macquarie Capital's Green Investment Group.
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