JCRA, the independent financial risk advisory firm, announces today the appointment of Dawn Kravitz as Director in the firm’s Project Finance and Infrastructure team. Dawn will be based in London and will report to Rishin Patel who is responsible for JCRA’s Project Finance, Infrastructure and PPP business across EMEA, Asia and Australasia.
Dawn joins JCRA with 19 years’ experience at MUFG Securities, where she most recently spent 11 years working in the firm’s Derivatives Solution team, of which she was an initial member and helped to build out the team. Dawn focused on corporate clients and project finance. Prior to that, she held a number of roles in the bank’s product control function, working across asset classes and projects.
Commenting on the appointment, Rishin Patel, Head of Project Finance and Infrastructure at JCRA, said: “We are delighted to welcome Dawn to our growing project finance and infrastructure team. Dawn’s extensive experience in both project finance transactions and derivatives markets will complement our high-calibre team, and further strengthens our ability to provide clients with best-in-class hedging advice.”
Dawn Kravitz added: “Project finance and infrastructure investment continues to attract demand from institutional investors and the complexity of these projects tends to increase. The need for independent hedging advice is now even more important to ensure that projects deliver financial performance targets and investment returns. I am thrilled to join JCRA’s team of independent experts and look forward to deepening and broadening the firm’s footprint.”
JCRA works with companies to develop flexible and transparent hedging strategies that reduce costs and financial risk exposure throughout the project lifecycle. JCRA’s Project Finance and Infrastructure team advises on both public and private partnerships and project finance transactions. The firm is also a leading advisor to government authorities worldwide, as well as developers, infrastructure funds and institutional investors. The team has expertise in all types of renewable energy projects, such as offshore wind, onshore wind, solar PV, energy from waste and hydro and is the advisor of choice for PPP transactions in all areas including roads, bridges, tunnels, airports, hospitals and other transport.