Andrew LinManaging Director Infrastructure, Power and Utilities at DBRS
Andrew is a Managing Director at DBRS and the head of the Infrastructure, Power and Utilities rating teams. The Project Finance team is responsible for rating non-recourse projects, primarily in the power and resource sectors. The Energy team covers the utilities, pipelines, independent power developers and oil & gas sectors. He is also managing DBRS’ expansion of corporate ratings coverage in Europe. Andrew manages a combined team of 17 credit analysts who cover over 130+ issuer credit ratings globally.
Andrew joined DBRS’ Toronto office in May 2014. Previously, he was head of Project Finance at Bilfinger Project Investments where his team structured and managed the financing for all P3 and infrastructure projects in North America. Prior to that, Andrew held several senior management positions at Infrastructure Ontario including Treasurer and Head of Credit for the loan program which included project lending to solar, hydro and biogas power projects that were sponsored by municipal utilities. Prior to that, he spent ten years at Borealis Infrastructure leading and managing transaction teams to acquire private infrastructure assets. Earlier, he was an investment banker at Scotia Capital specializing in structured finance 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.