Nigel Purse

Nigel Purse
Deputy CEO & Partner, Eaglestone

Nigel Purse is the Deputy CEO of Eaglestone, a business which provides investment banking services to renewable energy projects and to Sub-Saharan Africa. He has over 20 years of experience in executing project finance lending and advisory mandates with a global investment in excess of €30 billion in 5 continents and 15 different countries over a wide range of sectors including energy, roads, railways and airports.

Previously, Nigel was an Executive Board Member and Head of Project Finance at Espírito Santo Investment Bank (“ESIB”) where the team he ran financed 135 renewable energy projects. Whilst at ESIB Nigel was also a Board Member of ES Bankers (Dubai), a private bank, and he also sat on the investment committee of two infrastructure funds; the Fondo PPP Italia and the Espírito Santo European Infrastructure Fund. He was also a director of Tagus Infrastructure Assets, a UK PPP Fund.

Nigel has also worked for Autostrade, Paribas, Sumitomo Bank and was a Partner in the Project Finance team of PwC in London.