Richard Ashby is a Managing Director and Head of Renewable Power at Whitehall, focused on investment banking, leveraged and project finance with a particular focus on renewable energy.
Mr. Ashby has 26 years of development, strategic advisory and financial structuring experience involving over US$30 billion of closed transactions. Prior to joining Whitehall, Mr. Ashby was the Managing Partner of Infrastructure Finance Advisors, an energy-focused financial and strategic advisory firm. Between 2007 and 2010, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Renewable Energy Systems (RES) Americas Inc. where he led the closing of over $4 billion of M&A, project debt and tax equity transactions involving over 2,200 MW of assets. Prior to joining RES Americas in June 2007, Mr. Ashby was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Perennial Power, the North American power generation subsidiary of the Sumitomo Corporation of Japan.
He spent the first ten years of his career based in Washington DC, and London, England involved in the development and financing of power plants and energy infrastructure with significant project development and financial advisory experience in Asia and the Middle East.
Infrastructure Finance Advisors, Managing Partner
Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc., Chief Financial Officer
Perennial Power, Senior Vice President
Bachelor of Science in Management, Georgia Institute of Technology
Master of Business Administration (MBA), SUNY-Buffalo
Contact Richard Ashby:
Direct: +1 212 205-1388