Santander has today announced the appointment of Bart White as Head of European Infrastructure Debt Advisory at Santander Global Corporate Banking (SGCB). Bart will report to Alejandro Ciruelos, Head of Project & Infrastructure Finance and Debt Advisory in London and to Carlos Muñiz; Global Head Project & Infrastructure Finance and Debt Advisory in Madrid.
Bart has more than 10 years’ experience and joins the team from UBS, where he was the Head of Infrastructure and Utilities Finance. Prior to UBS, Bart spent five years at RBS, in a variety of roles, specialising in event driven secured financings for EMEA infrastructure clients.
Alejandro Ciruelos, Head of Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt Advisory, Santander UK commented: “We’re delighted to welcome Bart to the team at SGCB. In this newly-created role, Bart will be able to use his extensive experience to help us to broaden our infrastructure advisory, lending and capital markets offering to clients active in this segment.”
Bart White, Head of European Infrastructure Debt Advisory, Santander UK added: “I’m excited to be joining Santander and working with the team to continue to evolve and improve our service to clients and help deliver our ambitious growth plans.”
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Bart White biography:
2013 - Present: Head of Infrastructure and Utilities Finance, EMEA; UBS Investment Bank.
2008 - 2013: Associate, Global Banking & Markets; RBS.
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