Managing Director, Head of Energy and Project Finance
Andrew leads the Energy and Project Finance rating teams at DBRS globally. The Energy group covers oil & gas companies, pipelines, utilities and independent power developers. The Project Finance group is responsible for rating non-recourse industrial projects, primarily in the power and energy sectors. He has also been leading DBRS’ corporate ratings expansion into Europe, managing the London analytical team.
Before joining DBRS, Andrew was head of project finance at Bilfinger Project Investments where his team structured and managed the financing for all of Bilfinger’s infrastructure developments in North America. Andrew also held several senior management positions at Infrastructure Ontario, including treasurer and head of credit for the IO loan program, which included project lending to solar, hydro and biogas power projects sponsored by municipal utilities. He spent ten years at Borealis Infrastructure leading and managing transaction teams to acquire infrastructure assets. Earlier in his career, he was an investment banker specializing in structured finance at Scotia Capital and a bond portfolio manager at Sun Life Investment Management.
Andrew is a professional engineer and is a CFA charterholder. He studied Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and completed his MBA at York University’s Schulich School of Business. He is also a part-time finance course instructor at the Schulich School.