Managing Director

Roland DaCosta is a Managing Director at Whitehall, focused on capital markets for oil and gas, power, alternative energy and infrastructure transactions. Mr. DaCosta has over 20 years of experience structuring and distributing energy and infrastructure transactions across multiple markets (bank, institutional loan and bond) in both North America and Latin America. 


Prior to joining Whitehall, Mr. DaCosta was a Managing Director in the Loan Syndication Group at the Royal Bank of Scotland where he syndicated over $5 billion of structured and asset acquisition transactions, including:

  • the $800 million CPV Sentinel construction/term bank facility sponsored by CPV, Diamond Generating and G.E

  • the $667 million Hunt Sharyland CREZ transmission project

  • the $690 million El Segundo construction/term facility sponsored by NRG Energy. 


Mr. DaCosta has also worked as an PF Energy banker at WestLB AG and Credit Suisse advising both strategic and financial sponsors and as a structured bond specialist at Citigroup. 



  • Royal Bank of Scotland, Managing Director - Loan Syndication Group

  • WestLB, PF Energy Banker

  • Credit Suisse, PF Energy Banker

  • Citigroup, Structure Bond Specialist



  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Wharton School

  • Master of Arts in Development Economics, American University

  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University of Virginia

Contact Roland DaCosta:

Direct: +1 212 205-1394