- Finance Catalyst
James Cruz is an infrastructure finance specialist with experience in the renewable energy sector across Africa, Asia and the Caribbean as a consultant for the major development banks operating in these regions. He brings expertise in financial modelling, building models for renewable energy and infrastructure projects in a variety of contexts from solar farms in the islands of Cabo Verde to electric buses in Vientiane, Laos. He also has experience in financial model capacity-building and training: designing and delivering modelling training modules, tools and templates for development partners. He has been involved in the design and structuring of renewable energy and infrastructure funds in emerging markets. James holds an MSc in Infrastructure Investment and Finance (with distinction) from University College London in the United Kingdom and a BS in Management (Honors) from Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. He is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.