- Date written
- October, 2020
- Contact for guarantco
- Marjolein van Kampen
- Communications Director
- +44 (0)738 8857097
- Contact for Cardano Development
- Fleur Henderson
- Senior Project Director
- +31 (0) 611381401
GuarantCo Management Company (GMC), GuarantCo’s fund manager and a subsidiary of Cardano Development, has appointed Philip Skinner to Managing Director of its Global Execution Team, effective 1st October 2020, to ensure that GuarantCo, a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, is well prepared to deliver against future growth opportunities.
Philip joined GMC in 2016 as a Director in the Global Execution Team and has led a number of successful financial closes in both Africa and Asia. Prior to joining GMC, he worked for the Green Investment Bank and DNB Bank where he specialised in power and renewable energy transactions. Philip holds a MSc in Development Economics from Oxford University.
In his new role, Philip will be joining the Executive Committee of GuarantCo Management Company and will work closely with the Managing Director, Africa, Managing Director, Asia and Managing Director, PIDG InfraSolutions to ensure that GuarantCo’s transactions are proactively and appropriately managed in accordance with GuarantCo’s policies, objectives and values.
Lasitha Perera, CEO of GuarantCo said:
“In the last few years, GuarantCo has gained significant momentum with the continued support of our five funding G20 governments, the Private Infrastructure Development Group, Cardano Development and the dedication of our team. Considering the various growth opportunities that we have created it is essential to have the right team in place and I am therefore delighted to welcome Philip to the Executive Committee.”