Expertise

 
Corporate Development
Venture Capital
Other
Investment Banking

Languages Spoken

 
English
Spanish
French
Dutch
$15.6K

Total Earnings

2

Avg Response Time

4

Jobs Completed

163

Total Hours Logged


Experience

 
 
Corporate Development
Nualight - VP Finance and Corporate Development
05/2011 - 11/2014
Venture CFO in charge of fundraising, corporate development, strategy and M&A for this LED technology company. Helped revamp the company's sales, operations and control systems to raise the company's Gross Margin from 25% to 40%. Raised over $20m of funding, managed relationships with VCs from San Francisco to Beijing. Promoted Nualight's brand worldwide.

 
Venture Capital
Climate Change Capital Private Equity - Vice President
08/2006 - 04/2011
Investing in clean-technology companies in renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean transport, water and waste. Researched and invested in solar, wind, Anaerobic Digestion, waste treatment, waste water, LED lighting, electric vehicles and may more clean tech companies.

In previous role, as associate, gave M&A, fundraising and Investment Banking advice in the low carbon, clean-technology and renewable energy space. Advised Shell Renewables on fundraising strategy

 
Investment Banking
J.P. Morgan - Associate
06/1991 - 05/2005
Associate in Investment Banking, Acquisition Finance and Leveraged Buy Outs.

 
Other
Financial Times & Bloomberg News - Journalist
06/1997 - 05/2001
Wrote news and feature pieces as Financial TImes journalist in Mexico City, covering topics from to microcredit to corruption, legal obstacles to investment, and the nascent domestic bond market.

For Bloomberg News wrote investigative journalism pieces, resulting in international breaking news.

Back in London, I covered UK politics, writing in-depth features and news stories on climate change, energy, pensions and other British government policies.