Kent Draper

VP Projects

Australia Headquarters


Area of Expertise

Investment Banking • Energy & Renewables • Project Development



  • Over 15 years of experience in investment banking, corporate advisory, M&A and financing specialising in infrastructure, power and renewables.
  • Most recently Vice President at First Solar, leading over A$10 billion of acquisitions, divestments and debt financings since 2011 for more than 2GW of large-scale solar energy projects in the U.S., Australia, India and Japan.
  • Previous experience with RBC Capital Markets and Macquarie Group working across a broad range of infrastructure including airports, toll roads, ports, tank terminals, regulated utilities, power and renewable energy.
  • Masters’ of Finance at INSEAD Business School & Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce at University of Sydney, Australia.

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