Jerôme Guillet

Jérôme is a founder and managing director of Green Giraffe and has a long track record of bringing complex transactions to financial close across different markets and circumstances.

He has managed the growth of Green Giraffe from 10 people in 2 offices to 100 people in 6 offices while supervising multiple assignments. For the past 6 years, Jérôme has been recognised amongst the “most influential people in the wind industry” by Wind Power Monthly or A Word About Wind.

Before founding Green Giraffe, Jérôme headed the energy team in Dexia’s project finance department. He was responsible for non-recourse debt finance activities in the oil and gas, power and renewable energy sectors. Under his leadership over 8 years, Dexia financed more than 10,000 MW of wind projects and joined a number of large LNG transactions, earning a number of “deal of the year” titles.

Before joining Dexia in 2002, Jérôme worked for 6 years in the oil and gas project finance team of Crédit Lyonnais where he was involved in structuring, arranging and syndicating large transactions in Russia and participated in many others.

Jérôme graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique ParisTech and holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris.