Panel Webinar

Catalyzing private-led climate financing in LATAM

11th June 2024WebinarOnline

17:00 CEST, 9:00 CDMX, 12:00 BRT

Simultaneous translation in English and Spanish

responsAbility and its climate finance managed funds, in collaboration with ENGIE Impact and Finergreen invite you to be part of this webinar where our panelists will discuss drivers, challenges and enablers to further unlock the growth of LATAM's most dynamic sectors for climate finance, including distributed generation, batteries, energy efficiency and e-mobility. The diverse panel will offer a refreshing perspective on how we can enable private-led climate finance solutions in the region, especially in the largest markets, through a sustainable investing lens.

The panel includes representatives of:

This webinar will be particularly interesting for the following target groups but it is open to all interested parties:

  • Project developers

  • Private and public investors

  • Potential off-takers

  • Financing experts and advisors

  • Business associations

Join us, gain valuable insights and contribute to the conversation.

Event Details

Tuesday, 11th June 2024
15:00 - 16:00 UTC+00:00
Online

Event Program

Column 1
17:00 Welcome Note
17:05Fireside chat: Context and drivers of climate finance in LATAM
17:20Panel discussion: Enablers and challenges for project development, financing, accelerating sustainable investing
17:50Open forum for Q&A
18:00 Closing remarks

Meet the Speakers

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Ewout Van der Molen

Head of Climate Finance, responsAbility

Impact investment professional with experience in financial institutions, renewable energy and agri. Investment experience in East Asia, Eastern Europe, Central & South America and Sub-Sahara Africa. Thorough understanding of structured finance & private equity. Experienced board and investment committee member & chair in various impact and green investment funds. Team leader with keen interest in team performance & team members' development to achieve maximum potential.

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Antoine Millet

Managing Director, ENGIE Impact

Antoine leads ENGIE Impact’s work in Mexico and advises fast-moving consumer goods companies in Latin America, helping create change by designing, implementing, and accelerating complex sustainability transformations. He previously worked at McKinsey and served several roles at Total.

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Christian Inchauste Sandoval

Managing Partner, Latam, Finergreen

Managing Partner for Latam at Finergreen, the largest Energy Transition Investment Banking boutique in the world. Specialized M&A, Debt & Equity Raising (Project Finance, Structured debt, Debt optimization and Restructuring), PPA and Strategic Advisory. More than 25 years of proven international experience in structuring large and complex projects (both equity and financing) in Energy, Oil & Gas (Midstream, Downstream and LNG), Mining (including Lithium) and Telecom. In possession of a successful track record executing and leading banking teams in the origination, structuring, syndication and execution of large projects in Latin America. Bilingual French - Spanish with a good Portuguese command. C-Level network of Energy, Oil&Gas, Power and top legal firms, as well as world-class EPC companies.

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Gustavo Chaparro

Director for Latam, GreenYellow

As Director for Latam at GreenYellow, a leading French Independent Power Producer, Gustavo specializes in developing and operating energy transition infrastructure, including decentralized solar PV and energy efficiency.

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Nicolas Federico Giancola

Gerente de Originacion de Negocios, CIFI

Capital Markets - Structured Loans - Project Finance - Impact Investments - Sustainable Finance

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Vivian Kotun (Moderator)

Principal Business Development, responsAbility

Over 20 years of professional experience, mainly in development investments, including in debt and equity instruments in the financial and energy sectors. Prior to joining responsAbility over 10 years ago, held various positions in consulting and banking, including at Deutsche Bank’s Sustainable Investing Group. Global experience including Latin America, South Asia, and the United States.