Isaac Vaz is an Investment Director at InfraRed Capital Partners focused on the origination and execution of renewable energy and infrastructure investments in Europe.
Prior to joining InfraRed, Isaac was a Director at Aviva Investors in the Equity Infrastructure team focusing on origination and execution of greenfield and brownfield low carbon opportunities in Europe. Before that, Isaac worked for Brookfield Asset Management and EY, in London and Lisbon, investing and advising on global power and transportation infrastructure. Previous experience also includes management consulting work on PPPs/PFIs to the European Commission and the World Bank.
Isaac holds a Master in Finance from London Business School and an Executive Master in Corporate Finance from ISCTE Business School in Lisbon having also completed executive education programmes at Said Business School in Oxford and ESSEC Business School in Paris.
As subsidies wane across Europe, there is a need for generators to look at their routes to market and much has been said of the merchant model but are investors ready to take on the risk of merchant projects?