Grant provides energy and financial market analysis for IEEFA’s Asia Pacific team, with an emphasis on region’s emerging markets. As a core member of IEEFA’s debt markets team, he provides insights to project finance, multilateral development institutions, and financing the energy transition. In the area of LNG, Grant supports IEEFA’s global fossils team to track market trends and impacts.
Grant’s experience spans over 30 years in 30 different countries, covering energy markets and infrastructure public-private partnerships (PPP). He has garnered experience as a project developer in both renewable and conventional electricity, a project finance investment banker, and energy asset strategist. More recently, he served as a Principal at the Asian Development Bank in Manila, spearheading creation of the bank’s PPP Operational Plan and advising governments across South and Southeast Asia how to integrate PPP principles into their public planning.
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Grant served on the advisory board to the Metropolitan Area Planning Council supporting design of Greater Boston’s long-term development plan, MetroCommon 2050, covering 101 municipalities.
Grant holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.
Being an avid cyclist, as well as an infrastructure policy wonk, as part of his support of MetroCommon 2050, Grant has ridden across every one of the 1,900 mi2 (4,600 km2) of the Greater Boston Metropolitan Statistical Area, whether on road or trail.