Selected engagements from CivilCredit's launch in 2005 until operations were suspended for health reasons in 2017

• GreenMax Capital Advisors ( Continuing consulting advice on preparation and financing of renewable energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa, MENA, Latin America and other emerging market countries. Established in 1994, GreenMax is one of the leading investment advisors on sustainable energy in emerging markets.  Sustainable energy is not an adjunct to a line of investment banking services for GreenMax, it is the firm's single core business. GreenMax is currently assisting, or in the past has assisted, many of the most recognized private investors to establish and execute their sustainable energy investment strategies, including market assessments, strategic planning and M&A.

 Carbon360 Partners( – Advice on biomass energy project financing transactions in the US.

• Ascending Markets Financial Guarantee (, formerly CMDC)  – Continuing advice on all aspects of design, capitalization and staffing of new financial guaranty firm for locally-denominated power, transport and other essential public infrastructure, as well as housing, consumer finance and other fixed income transactions in the emerging markets. AMF won top honors for most promising development finance concept of 2010 out of 800 submissions in MIF competition sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Agence Francaise de Development, and the World Bank.

•  World Bank Group - Continuing advice on design and execution of the World Bank Group's City Creditworthiness Initiative
, which seeks to assist 300 sub-national jurisdictions & essential service utilities become more creditworthy be able to structure and finance climate-smart adaptation & mitigation projects in local debt markets. 
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• Interlink Capital Strategies (  -- Ongoing service as Senior Advisor focused on finance of renewable energy, energy efficiency, environmental, and other essential infrastructure projects in the US and emerging markets.

​• North Avenue Research – Advice on energy generation and efficiency financing structures in the US and abroad.

​• EBRD, Morocco – Advisory assignment assessing surface and air transportation PPPs, energy, water and other essential subnational infrastructure loan guarantee, equity investment and direct lending opportunities for EBRD, an IFI new to the MENA region (w/Cambridge Economic Policy Associates, see:

• US Department of Energy, Loan Guaranty Program  –  Advice on structuring and credit issues presented by utility-scale solar, biomass, nuclear and other clean energy project finance transactions. using innovative and commercial technology. Also advised on the development of risk-sharing partnership relationships with state, regional, local and non-profit development finance organizations. 

​• Idaho National Laboratories -  strategic advice in connection with financing of developmental and commercial stages of High Temperature Gas Reactor next generation nuclear technology

• World Bank, Africa Division –  Advice on Nigerian local capital market appetite for PPP core infrastructure financing.

• Bank of Tanzania/World Bank –  Advice on development of municipal debt market for core infrastructure, with Cambridge Economic Policy Associates.

• World Bank/Africa Division – Research and advice on essential infrastructure investment funds/facilities for the emerging markets, with a special emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa, w/Centennial Group.

• The European Investment Bank, Global – Updating this development bank’s emerging market guarantee program for infrastructure and corporate projects.

• Criterion Ventures/Rockefeller Foundation, US – Advice to Healthcare_Uncovered project regarding patient portion medical expenses in the US, with a particular focus on capital market approaches to addressing the problem.

• Brookings Institution, Global Health Initiative – Analysis of new ways to mobilize international and indigenous resources to finance health care in the developing world, supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

• Major commercial bank, Sub-Saharan Africa – CONFIDENTIAL introduction to US affordable housing finance policies and practices.

• Bi-lateral International Finance Institution , Global – CONFIDENTIAL global review of innovative transport, water and other essential public infrastructure financing techniques developed by international financial institutions, w/Centennial Group.

• Regional Multi-lateral Development Bank - CONFIDENTIAL briefing panel for Board and Senior Management – exploration of sub-sovereign lending and guarantee operations for transport, water and other essential infrastructure without reliance on sovereign counter-guarantees.

• Ho Chi Minh City Investment Fund for Urban Development (HIFU)/USTDA – Advice on urban transport, retail power distribution, and other infrastructure development finance and local capital market development, w/Centennial Group.

• State of Connecticut/Lamont Financial Services  -- defense diversification/re-development strategy.

• South African National Treasury/World Bank – design of Municipal Financial Recovery Service to intervene in troubled transport and other sub-national infrastructure finance loan and bond transactions.

• International Finance Corporation (IFC), Ukraine – IFC Municipal Fund market evaluation focused on transport and other potential sub-national infrastructure loan and bond transactions.