Michael has been banking the US independent power sector for twenty-four years. For the past 5 years, he has been Co-Head of Investec’s Power & Infrastructure Group, North America. Along with his colleagues, Michael is focused on expanding Investec’s footprint within the North American power sector by providing non-recourse capital and advisory services to clients. Michael’s career experience is spread across all asset class and markets. Prior to joining Investec, Michael was a Managing Director and senior member at WestLB Securities Inc.’s Global Power group for 11 years where, amongst other things, he spearheaded WestLB’s foray into renewable energy in North America. Michael was also a member of JPMorgan’s (legacy Chase Securities Inc.) Global Project Finance and Advisory group from 1998 to 2001 where he worked on many notable large utility divestitures on both the M&A side and the financing side of such assets. Michael started his banking career at Sumitomo Trust & Banking’s Project Finance group. Michael has a MBA in Financial Management from the Lubin School of Business at Pace University and a BS in Applied Economics from Hofstra University.