Team

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Paul Ameer, CFA

Paul G. Ameer, Managing Director, has over 20 years of experience in international project and structured finance and business consulting, and has closed transactions with an aggregate value of many billions of dollars, including some of the largest recent project financings in the industry. He has served as team leader on multiple financings in the LNG, oil and gas, pipeline, renewable energy, power, petrochemicals, and infrastructure sectors across the globe. Mr. Ameer has a Masters of Public Policy from Harvard University and a B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University. He is a CFA charterholder.

Chris Dymond

Chris Dymond, Managing Director, has 18 years of transactional experience in the petrochemical, power and oil and gas industries globally, and has closed transactions with an aggregate value of over $30 billion. Mr. Dymond has a successful track record in project financings, restructurings, asset acquisitions and private equity transactions. He has also served as the editor of Journal of Project Finance. Mr. Dymond has a Master's degree in international economics and energy policy from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, where he graduated first in his class. He also has a B.Sc. in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin.

Radoslav Shipkoff

Radoslav Shipkoff, Director, has more than 15 years of transactional experience in international project and structured finance. He has worked extensively in the oil and gas, LNG, petrochemicals, power, renewables, industrial and infrastructure sectors, with closed transactions valued at tens of billions of dollars worldwide, including some of the largest recent project financings. Mr. Shipkoff has an M.S. from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a B.A. in History and Economics from Connecticut College graduating summa cum laude.

Jeremy Levine

Jeremy Levine, Vice President, has more than ten years of experience in project and infrastructure finance and structured capital markets, most recently at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Levine has focused on the infrastructure and energy sectors, with a broad range of executed transactions, including senior and mezzanine debt, equity-linked structures, equity raisings and restructuring. Mr. Levine received an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), specializing in finance, energy and emerging markets, and an M.A. in History from Cambridge University.

Travis Dunbar

Travis Dunbar, Vice President, advises developers and financing institutions on project finance transactions across multiple sectors, including oil & gas, power, petrochemicals, renewable energy and real estate. Mr. Dunbar has worked at the World Bank and International Finance Corporation. Previously, he worked in the US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, managing design, testing and manufacturing of reactor components for submarines and aircraft carriers. Mr. Dunbar received an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), specializing in energy and environmental issues, an M.S. (with distinction) in Engineering Science from the Naval Postgraduate School and a B.S. (summa cum laude) in Materials Science and Engineering from Rice University.

Kristy David

Kristy David, Senior Associate, performs financial, market and credit analysis of project financing transactions in the oil and gas, petrochemical, renewable and fossil energy, and infrastructure sectors. She performs probabilistic analysis to evaluate the impact of price volatility on default rate. Ms. David received a B.A. in Economics from New York University and holds an M.A. in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

David Bowers

David Bowers, Senior Associate, has ten years of professional experience in quantitative analysis and extensive experience in emerging markets and developing countries. Mr. Bowers performs financial, market and credit analysis of project financing transactions in the LNG, energy and infrastructure sectors. Mr. Bowers is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where he studied finance and international development. Prior to that, Mr. Bowers worked as a manager and system architect at a consulting firm, designing and delivering custom business applications to customers in the retail, defense and financial services industries.

Mr. Bowers is on leave of absence.

Michael Azar

Michael Azar, Senior Associate, performs financial, market and credit analysis of project financing transactions in the oil and gas, renewable and fossil energy, and infrastructure sectors. Previously, he worked at Lehman Brothers, where he advised internal clients on business, political and economic risks and opportunities in the emerging markets. Mr. Azar received an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), specializing in energy and finance, and a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Sarah Ralston

Sarah Ralston, Associate, performs financial, market and credit analysis of project finance transactions in the oil and gas and petrochemicals sectors. Prior to joining Greengate, she worked for the Inter-American Development Bank where she evaluated and structured natural gas and pulp and paper transactions. Ms. Ralston received an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, specializing in finance and Latin America. She also holds a B.A. in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University.

David Pedigo

David Pedigo, Associate, performs financial, market and credit analysis of project finance transactions in the manufacturing, infrastructure, and renewable and conventional power sectors. Before joining Greengate, he covered the energy sector as a journalist in Santiago, Chile. Mr. Pedigo received an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), specializing in energy finance and Latin America, and a B.A. in International Relations from Beloit College.