ACA Alternative Energy Team

The ACA Alternative Energy Team When clients choose ACA for help with alternative aviation fuel, they work with knowledgeable, senior professionals that understand airline economics and how those economics affect the development of alternative aviation fuel. Moreover, our consulting team has been chosen to provide clients access to the breadth of skills and experiences needed to execute important consulting engagements. This ensures that clients receive insights that meet today's problems with solutions that take into consideration the future's needs.

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David H. Wasserman
Mr. Wasserman has over 30 years of experience in energy, project finance, and environmental projects. This experience includes time as a staff engineer at Exxon Chemical where he worked on the process design, financial analysis, and strategic planning. His expertise is in structuring complex project financings and negotiating the contracts with the various stakeholders. He has extensive knowledge of cogeneration and how to modify existing facilities to take advantage of this energy saving technology.

Mr. Wasserman has extensive experience in developing financial models and in structuring and negotiating major power generation projects, including hydroelectric and co-generation facilities in the United States and around the world. In his position at Marubeni/Sithe he directed successful financings for international energy projects that required an understanding of environmental regulations, electric rate setting rules, etc. Mr. Wasserman was responsible for structuring the transaction and then negotiating the bank and bond financings, the support packages with the export credit agencies, and sophisticated risk mitigation packages using interest rate and currency hedges, as well as energy swaps.

Prior to joining ACA Associates, he spent almost 10 years as Senior Vice President, Finance and Development, at Marubeni Corporation, and then at Sithe Energies, after helping Marubeni acquire a substantial ownership interest in Sithe. In that role he led the development and financing of more than $1.5 billion of electric power generation facilities that were ultimately owned and operated by Marubeni and Sithe. Prior to that Mr. Wasserman was Director of Project Finance and Analysis for a subsidiary of Public Service Electric & Gas and a Vice President in the Energy and Risk Management Departments of Chemical Bank (now JP Morgan Chase).

Mr. Wasserman has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University and a MBA in Finance from New York University.
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