Executive Director, Project Finance North America
Bill Harrison focuses on the origination, structuring and execution of project financings in the U.S. and Canada. Bill joined BBVA from Fortis where he was a Director in the Global Export and Project Finance team for three years. Prior to Fortis he worked for Export-Import Bank of the United States where he structured and executed project and structured financings in Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and Russia for more than 8 years. Bill has led the negotiation and execution of transactions in energy, in oil & gas and telecom, including, Corpus Christi LNG, Freeport and IFM’s Freeport LNG Train 2 project, Freeport’s Train 3 LNG project, Sabine Pass LNG Train 5 expansion project, Sempra’s Copper Mountain Solar 3, Sabine Pass 2 Liquefaction, Tenaska C-Solar, EME Broken Bow and Crofton Bluffs, NextEra Genesis Solar, Duke Green Frontier (US), Duke Top of the World (US), EME Cedro Hill Wind (US), EME Laredo Ridge (US), FPL Central States Wind (US), BP Sempra Fowler II (US), BP Sempra Cedar Creek II (US), Caithness Shepherds Flat (US), Inveravante Glen Dhu (Canada), AES Ventanas (Chile) and Centro Termoelectrica Andina (Chile). He was lead negotiator for Ex-Im Bank in the negotiations for financing of the Sakhalin II oil and gas project in Russia, and lead negotiator in arranging a $1.06 billion financing for the Nigeria LNG Trains 4 and 5. Prior to joining Ex-Im Bank, Bill worked at Chase Manhattan Bank managing commercial banking relationships in Texas and Mexico. Bill received his MBA from Georgetown University and his undergraduate from the University of Texas at Austin.