Pierre is a bilingual French lawyer qualified in France (Paris Bar) and in the United States (New York Bar).
Pierre has worked on large-scale energy and infrastructure projects mainly in Africa and Eastern Europe.
Sectorial expertise: natural gas power, hydropower, wind and photovoltaic energy, oil refinery, airports and solid waste management. Pierre has also gained significant experience on infrastructure acquisitions advising several infrastructure funds.
Project agreements: power purchase agreement (PPA), gas sales agreement, investment convention, public private partnerships, concessions/BOT, EPC, O&M, bonds/guarantees, shareholders’ agreement.
Countries of work experience: Africa (Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Uganda, Ghana), Eastern Europe (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Slovakia, ), Others (France, Brazil, Jamaica, Portugal, Saint Lucia, Solomon Islands, United Arab Emirates).
Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are an essential component of the overall economic effort required to provide necessary infrastructure to post-conflict countries. However, donor aid usually precedes any consideration of PPPs, and even when it’s time for PPPs to make an entrance,...