Lisa McDermott

Executive Director, Project Finance
ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
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Lisa has over 23 years’ experience in structured finance and, since 2013, has been part of the Project Finance team of ABN AMRO, where she leads the bank’s energy transition financing activities.

During that time Lisa has spearheaded ABN AMRO’s growth in the wind, solar, geothermal and bioenergy sectors in Europe and is actively engaged in the development and financing of newer technologies to support the energy transition such as hydrogen, batteries and advanced biofuels.

Lisa started her career as a lawyer with Clifford Chance before going on to hold various senior origination, structuring and management roles within the financial industry.

Lisa hold a joint first class honours degree in Common and Civil Law with French from Queen’s University, Belfast and Sciences Politiques, Bordeaux and a postgraduate diploma in law from the Nottingham Trent University. Lisa is listed amongst the 100 most influential women working globally in the wind industry in the Women’s Power List published by A Word About Wind.