Carlos Carranza

Director of Environmental Infrastructure Finance

With more than 16 years of experience in the areas of structured finance and project finance, Carlos Carranza currently serves as Director of Environmental Infrastructure Financing for the North American Development Bank.

He has structured financing for landmark renewable energy projects in Mexico and the U.S. and has extensive experience in structuring financing for state and municipal projects in Mexico and municipal bond issuances in the U.S. Additionally, he has developed public-private partnership schemes for states and municipalities in Mexico. In 2018 he was involved in structuring the first capital investment certificate (CKD) in the form of senior debt for infrastructure in Mexico.

During his career in the infrastructure sector, he has led the financing for such projects as (i) the first renewable energy project to export electricity from Mexico to the U.S.; (ii) the first wind project in northern Mexico with a private off-taker; and (iii) structured the first project finance scheme with a water utility to fund a treated wastewater distribution system in the state of Nuevo Leon.

Mr. Carranza graduated from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City with a degree in Public Accounting with specialization in Finance and obtained an MBA from St. Mary’s University.