Sven Kottwitz is a Senior Investment Director based in Meridiam’s New York Office. He focuses on North American PPP/P3 projects is currently leading teams for projects in the transport and social infrastructure sectors. Sven originally joined Meridiam in the Paris office in 2010 from where he led successful projects in Finland and the UK, as well as the US. Prior to Meridiam, Sven worked for HSBC in the UK, Europe and Africa. He advised both the private and public sectors in the energy, utilities and infrastructure sectors and acted across the finance spectrum of senior and mezzanine lender and as equity principal. In South Africa he was responsible for developing HSBC’s project finance activities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Before joining HSBC, Sven was a member of the CIT project finance team in London, having started his career in M&A at Andersen based in Frankfurt and London.
Sven holds a BA in Business Economics from Durham University (University College), an MSc in Economics from Birkbeck College, London, and is a UK chartered accountant (ACA).