Loren Ambinder, Legal director

New York

Loren Page Ambinder supports eleQtra’s project development and financing efforts and advises the Board on corporate and company matters.  Loren has extensive project finance and corporate finance experience, with expertise in complex international power (renewables); infrastructure; oil/gas; mining and industrial transactions and project development and implementation.

Loren began her legal career in the International Project Finance Group of Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, where she represented financial and multilateral institutions, export credit agencies and sponsors in international project finance transactions in Latin America, the Middle East, Europe and Africa.   In 2005, she joined the Millennium Challenge Corporation (“MCC”) as Assistant General Counsel of International Operations, where she supported MCC and its partner foreign governments in developing, implementing and monitoring their Millennium Challenge Account programs.  Prior to joining eleQtra, Loren was an Executive Director of Legal and Compliance at Morgan Stanley and an Executive Director at GE Capital, for their respective Project Finance/Global Structured Products groups.

Loren is a graduate of George Washington University Law School and Harvard College, and is a member of the Connecticut State Bar and the New York State Bar.

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Alan Black, Legal director

London

Alan Black supports the group’s infrastructure project development and financing activities and advises the Board on corporate matters.  He holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics & Engineering from Trinity College, University of Cambridge, post-graduate degrees from the College of Law in London and an MBA from London Business School.

Alan has worked in the power sector since 1992.  He began his career as an engineer in the Safety Division of Nuclear Electric plc, before retraining as a lawyer and qualifying as a solicitor at City law firm Lovell White Durrant (now Hogan Lovells) in 1997.  Since then, Alan has been actively involved in all aspects of the development, financing, management and operation of power and infrastructure projects in the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Prior joining eleQtra in 2008, Alan spent a number of years as in-house counsel at Enron Europe, supporting the Project Development and Project Finance teams, and then at Enron International where he was the sole lawyer for the European Asset Management division.  Most recently he served as Assistant General Counsel at Rolls-Royce Power Ventures.

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Pamela Dusu, Legal Counsel

London

Pamela Dusu is an Energy and Infrastructure lawyer. She holds a MA in Law from the University of Cambridge and a post-graduate qualification from the former Oxford Institute of Legal Practice. She trained at the London office of Shearman & Sterling, spending part of her training contract in their New York office and ultimately qualifying as a solicitor in 2011.

Pamela moved on to practice with the Energy and Infrastructure Finance team at DLA Piper with a focus on project and project finance deals across sub-Saharan Africa. After four years in private practice, Pamela moved to Rwanda to take up a role as Legal Counsel and Transaction Advisor at the Rwanda Development Board. Pamela led the Government of Rwanda in negotiating complex foreign investment transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors including closing an 80 MW peat to power project in the southern province of Rwanda.

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