Maria Jesus Baez has over 14 years of professional experience in renewable energy financing and consulting. She has led and executed over 50 financial advisory projects (M&A, transactions, valuations, among others) exclusively focused on RE, including tidal energy. She is currently project manager of the NAMA Support Project “Philippines – Decarbonisation of Electricity Generation on Philippine Islands – Using Tidal Stream and Solar PV”.
She is speaker in sector events, quantum expert witness in litigations, and author of articles related to renewable energy matters. Key expertise in project finance, financial analysis, LCOE, project development process, bankability project valuation, working closely with different stakeholders. She has a long track record working with institutional investors, IPP, developers, industrial consumers, energy companies, EPC/developers, and alongside public institutions, energy associations, and International Financial Institutions.
Maria holds an Executive MBA from IESE Business School and is a CFA Charterholder.