Christopher Bredholt is a senior analyst in Moody’s EMEA Infrastructure Finance team, based in London. He covers a diversified portfolio of mainly project finance issuers across sectors including infrastructure, power, renewables, transport and PPP/PFI. Christopher is a specialist in the renewable energy sector and recently led the analysis for Moody’s first offshore wind public rating (the €1 billion refinancing of the Meerwind project). He has gained broad experience assessing credit enhancement mechanisms for emerging market project financings and is lead analyst for the precedent-setting Elazig hospital PPP in Turkey, which benefitted from political risk insurance and contingent liquidity support.
Before joining Moody’s, Christopher worked for Oxara Energy Group in London and JPMorgan Asset Management in New York. At Oxara, he had responsibility for investment screening, valuation, asset management and project financing for a portfolio of solar, wind and biomass assets across Europe. At JPMorgan, he was an analyst on the over-the-counter fixed income derivatives desk. Christopher holds a BSc in Economics (Finance) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an MPhil in International Development from the University of Oxford, and is a CFA charterholder.