Founder and Lead Advisor, Kreen Energy
Olivia is specialised in infrastructure financing, accompanying industrial groups, turbine manufacturers and financial investors into long-term renewable energy transactions, either to achieve financial close, or restructure or dispose of existing producing assets.
She is the founding partner of Kreen Ltd, a boutique advisory based in London, focusing on frontier markets and special situations.
In early 2019, Olivia has launched WeBridge, a network dedicated for the professionals of the infrastructure industry, promoting ideas, discussion groups with a strong focus on enhancing diversity. WeBridge currently has 200 members in Europe and has produced many events and webinars, all available online.
Olivia was previously Managing Director of Ferrostaal Capital since 2013. She focused on all financing aspects of renewable energy infrastructure projects for the group, from equity to long-term debt and realised large onshore wind transactions in Portugal, Mongolia and Turkey.
She started her career in energy trading and shipping at Mobil Oil Corporation (later Exxon-Mobil) in 1995 and in 2000 joined Global Advisors, a leading commodities hedge fund, as COO and Partner. In 2008, she joined the Paris based Massena group as CFO the private equity branch, Massena Capital Partners.
Olivia graduated from EMLYON in France in 1995 with a major in Corporate and Market Finance.
Olivia is joining the 2020 Energy Council Webinar Debate Series. She will be debating on: A subsidy free renewable global industry is possible within 5 years – FIND OUT MORE