Lisa Amini

Lisa Amini

Principal

Lisa has worked with Sperry since 2010 advising public sector clients in California on financings, including US DOT financing instruments, private placements, direct loans, tax increment and land secured financings, and sales tax and general obligation bonds. She also advises Sperry clients on commercial issues and negotiations related to infrastructure projects. Prior to Sperry, Lisa primarily worked on the private-sector side of project finance and P3 transactions. Based on years of experience, Lisa’s expertise and focus are in structuring and negotiating complex financing transactions and commercial arrangements to provide for successful and sustainable long-term transactions. Lisa also serves as the Vice President and CFO for ADN Capital Ventures, Inc.

 

Lisa began working in infrastructure and project finance in 1990 when she joined Bechtel Enterprises in San Francisco and later in London, where worked on investment in and financing of large and complex international projects. Subsequently Lisa was appointed Director of Finance for InterGen in London, where she developed financing plans for winning bids and successfully negotiated and raised hundreds of millions of dollars in financing for InterGen-owned power projects in the Europe, Africa, Middle East and Southwest Asia region. Prior to her work with Bechtel and InterGen, Lisa worked in structured and corporate finance lending for UBS (then SBC).

Education:

  • M.B.A. (Finance), Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
  • B.A. Highest Honors, University of California, Santa Barbara

Licenses:

Series 50 Municipal Advisor Representative