Nicholas Jennett is Director of the EIB’s New Products and Special Transactions Department. The Department is responsible for a number of the joint financial instruments on which the Bank and Commission cooperate including InnovFin, under the Horizon 2020 programme, the Project Bond Initiative, the Natural Capital Financing Facility, the Private Finance for Energy Efficiency Programme, the European Energy Efficiency Facility and the Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund (GEEREF). He is also responsible for the Bank’s equity fund operations.

Nick has been with EIB for more than 15 years, the majority of this time working on project finance and other structured transactions in infrastructure and energy. Immediately before taking up his current post, he was Head of the European PPP Expertise Centre, a joint EIB/Commission/Member State initiative.

Prior to joining the Bank, Nick worked as a consultant, an economist in government service and a university teacher. He has degrees from the Universities of York and Keele, and the London School of Economics.