Jeronimo Roura - Chief Executive Officer
Jeronimo joined MENA Infrastructure in June 2010 as Investment Director, was promoted to Managing Director in January 2013, and became CEO of Mena Infrastructure in June 2014. He has over 17 years of experience in infrastructure. Jeronimo joined MENA Infrastructure from the GMR Group, where he was Head of Structured Finance for the international businesses, having previously worked for Abertis, the Spanish toll road operator, as Head of Structured Finance, and previously for Citigroup in London as Vice President in the Infrastructure Team of the investment bank, and as Associate in the Structured Corporate Finance group with a focus on project finance. Jeronimo has led a number of brownfield and greenfield transactions and financings in the infrastructure space, including roads, airports, and power generation, and has substantial experience in structuring, due diligence, financing and valuation. Jeronimo holds an MBA from IESE Business School, and a Bachelor in Business Administration from ESADE Business School.
Isabelle Demir - Investment Director
Isabelle Demir has over 13 years combined experience leading and executing infrastructure investments and corporate finance transactions. Ms. Demir joined MENA Infrastructure from HSBC London where she was a Director in the Power, Utilities & Renewables team covering Africa, Turkey and Europe. Ms. Demir has worked with numerous FTSE100 and S&P500 companies, Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds and financial investors. Notable transactions included the privatization of electricity generation and distribution assets in Turkey and Northumbrian Water acquisition in the UK. Prior to that, Ms. Demir was an Investment Manager at Babcock and Brown where she was involved in executing investments and fundraising. Isabelle has also worked at ABN Amro in their Corporate & Structured Finance team in Sydney. Ms. Demir holds degrees in Commerce (Hons) and Law (Hons) from the University of Sydney and is a qualified legal practitioner.
Tashfen Yasin - Associate Director, Finance
Tashfen Yasin joined MENA Infrastructure as Financial Controller and was promoted to Associate Director, Finance in February 2015. Mr. Yasin joined MENA Infrastructure from PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dubai and Karachi, where he worked for 9 years. Mr. Yasin has significant experience in finance, investor reporting, assurance and accounting for private equities, banks and financial services companies in the Middle East and Pakistan. Mr. Yasin is also responsible for valuation, portfolio management, financial analysis and due diligence of investments at MENA Infrastructure.