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Kate Tuohy, MUFG – Why Asia-Pacific will be remain influential in 2022

Published by Tamarindo Group and A Word About Wind.

Published February 16, 2022

Growing global ambitions and rising costs are raising the heat on companies in the wind sector. What are the big opportunities and challenges after the pandemic?

We caught up with some industry leaders to discuss the key trends that will be shaping up the wind industry in 2022.

In this video, A Word About Wind’s Editor in Chief Richard Heap interviews Kate Tuohy, Vice President of Energy Team(EMEA), MUFG

Kate Tuohy

Kate has over 14 years’ experience in structuring and arranging project finance, financial advisory and restructuring across the infrastructure, power and renewables sectors. In her current role as Vice President within the Energy team at MUFG Bank Kate focuses on lending and advisory mandates covering both renewables and conventional generation. Current live mandates include advising on offshore wind in both UK and Ireland, and a first-of-a-kind HVDC transmission project in the middle east.

Prior to joining MUFG Kate worked with ESB, Ireland’s state electricity utility where she had responsibly for structuring debt and equity funding solutions for new generation projects (covering renewables, conventional and flexible generation) within ESB’s portfolio.  Kate was commercial lead on the project financing of the Oweninny onshore windfarm and commercial lead on EBS’s purchase of a stake in the Oriel offshore windfarm from Parkwind.

Prior to ESB Kate worked in the Infrastructure Finance Unit of Depfa Bank for 9 years in both origination and restructuring.

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