Marco has 18+ years’ experience in energy and infrastructure financings as an equity investor, senior debt provider and asset manager. Marco joined SMBC in 2007. As a director in global structured finance in London he is leading SMBC’s renewables sector where his responsibilities include the origination, structuring and execution of lead arranger roles in the energy generation, energy transition and smart energy space. Previously, Marco headed the smart grids & infrastructure utilities business for SMBC and successfully closed transactions for the provision of more than 11 million smart meters to households in the UK. Marco’s track record covers many landmark and award winning projects in a variety of sectors, including renewables, energy, smart grid infrastructure, waste, transmission, PPP/PFI, social infrastructure, transportation, infrastructure funds and mergers & acquisitions. Prior to SMBC, Marco worked for Bilfinger Project Investments on equity investments where he was involved in all aspects of the lifecycle of infrastructure assets, from early bid stages through to financial close, construction & operations management and equity sales in the secondary market.