Christopher Bredholt is a Vice President – Senior Credit Officer 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 led the analysis for Moody’s first offshore wind public rating. He has gained broad experience assessing complex structures and 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. He represents the Infrastructure Finance team for Moody’s analytical activities in the African market.
Christopher has published widely on trends in project finance and on the renewable energy sector, and contributed articles to major industry journals. He is frequently invited to represent Moody’s at industry conferences and regularly meets investors and intermediaries.
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.