Bob Percopo is currently retired and a graduate school instructor at Columbia University in addition to providing consulting services in the areas of energy.
Bob has 45 years of experience in infrastructure, energy and power, project finance and structured finance in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America. He is a member of the Nuclear Innovation Alliance in conjunction with Harvard and MIT. Since retiring in 2013, he has acted in the capacity of an energy finance consultant, including developing innovative insurance solutions to facilitate financings.
After successful tenures at Manufacturer’s Hanover Trust, Mobil Corp, and Banque Indosuez, he joined the AIG Member Companies in 1998 to oversee the project finance advisory operations of AIU Energy Division. In addition to managing the project finance advisory services, in December of 2000 he was asked to join AIG Highstar Capital, L.P. as a partner. AIG Highstar was a private equity fund managed by AIG with a focus on power generation, transportation and environmental service. Bob moved on to the position of Executive Vice President, Investments – with management responsibility for the Project Finance Advisory unit, providing project finance advisor services to clients worldwide.
Bob received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Economics and Marketing from Rutgers University.
Journal of Structured Finance, “Insurance Solutions for Project Finance,” Summer 1999
Power Magazine, “US Nuclear Power’s Time Has Come – Again,” January 15, 2008
Platts Energy Economist, “Insure Opts for Nuclear Power,” August 2007
Platts Renewable Newsletter, “Insurance Warns of Pitfalls of Biofuels Use,” July 2007
Native American Finance Conferences
Pillsbury Winthrop Project Finance Conferences
InfoCast Project Finance Tutorials
Platts Nuclear Conferences
E3 Energy Conferences
Milbank Project Finance Conferences
National Governors’ Association – Energy Independence and Energy Security speech