A 360° tour of the global energy markets - Eduardo Famini Silva
Investment bankers are consummate middle-men. The wonderful thing about being in the middle is it trains you to look at problems from all sides – and when ‘all sides’ takes you from Europe to South America to Canada to Asia, you develop a truly 360° perspective. In this episode, we survey global ESG trends from great heights with the help of one of the world’s leading green energy bankers, Eduardo Famini Silva.
Eduardo Famini Silva is Director of Renewables and Utilities at RBC Capital Markets.
A specialist in M&A and financing in the energy sector, he has over fifteen years of experience working across the world – from Asia to the Americas – with an increasing focus on clean energy markets
Some of our highlights include:
oil to renewables – evolving a career the natural way
is ESG inherently utilitarian?
How clean energy can solve the trilemma (for good!)
green M&A: a dance of growth and consolidation
decarbonisation vs high interest rates: which is winning today?
US vs EU: is a green trade war brewing?
hydrogen: is there a future?
energy justice: co-investing in social outcomes
an optimistic banker’s view of the future
'... So I would hope that in ten years... developed markets would have renewables and other energy transition technologies established as mainstream as an investable class that not only the most risk takers can bet on, but that everyone can bet on, including the most conservative investors...'
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Season 2 is presented by Chris Caldwell and produced by UNITED RENEWABLES in association with LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL, ALUMNI ENERGY CLUB.