David Short has a wealth of knowledge of the renewable energy sectors from a technical, developer and banking perspective. With over 25 years experience, David has advised and financed more than 4.5GW of renewable energy technologies globally with capital values in excess of $17bn. Prior to establishing Sustainable Investing Solutions, David worked at Mizuho Financial Group with an initial focus on structuring renewable energy transactions utilizing tax benefits where applicable. He transferred to the bank’s power and advisory team in 2007 to head up and develop the renewable energy practice covering Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Before Mizuho, he worked for the RBS group where he developed a number of financial solutions supporting small and medium-sized renewable energy transactions. David is passionate about renewables and has spoken at numerous conferences and seminars around the world, including the UK, France, Spain, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Kuwait, and Tunisia.