Mr. Jens Thomassen

Associate Director, HgCapital
Climate Strategies and Invements –seminar: Climate and financial investors: requirements and expectations



Jens joined HgCapital in July 2007 from GE Commercial Finance, where he was a director in the energy and project finance unit. At GE he was responsible for business development, closing of renewable and conventional energy acquisitions, and debt financing across Europe. He was responsible for 10 investments and developed a fast-track mechanism for wind farm assessment and credit committee approval.

Prior to GE Jens was part of the business development team of BHP Billiton and a member of the energy finance teams at British Petroleum and Enron.

Jens leads HgCapital’s origination efforts in Scandinavia.

Jens led the Havsnäs and Mercurio Solar transactions and is the primary point person on power markets and power sales.

Jens, a Norwegian national, received his BA in law from Bergen University and holds an MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics / St. Gallen University. Jens is a native Norwegian speaker and is fluent in English and German and is conversant in Spanish.