Andrew LinManaging Director, Infrastructure and Project Finance at DBRS Morningstar Credit Ratings
Andrew leads the Infrastructure and Project Finance rating teams at DBRS Moningstar globally. The Infrastructure Finance group covers traditional social and civil infrastructure assets such as Public-Private Partnerships, toll roads, ports and airports.. The Project Finance group is responsible for rating non-recourse industrial projects, primarily in the power and energy sectors. Andrew is also the chair of the firm’s ESG methodology committee.
Before joining DBRS Morningstar, Andrew was head of project finance at Bilfinger Project Investments where his team structured and managed the financing for Bilfinger’s infrastructure developments in North America. Andrew also held several senior management positions at Infrastructure Ontario, including treasurer and head of credit for the infrastructure loan program, which included lending to solar, hydro and biogas power projects sponsored by municipal utilities. He spent ten years at Borealis Infrastructure leading and managing transaction teams to acquire infrastructure assets. Earlier in his career, he was an investment banker specializing in structured finance at Scotiabank and a bond portfolio manager at Sun Life Investment Management.
Andrew is a professional engineer and is a CFA charterholder. He studied Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and completed his MBA at York University’s Schulich School of Business. He is also a part-time finance course lecturer at York University’s Schulich School of Business.