Nils Janson

Nils Janson

Managing Director, Policy and Regulation, K&M Advisors LLC

Mr. Janson, a Managing Director at K&M Advisors, is an economist and financial specialist with 30 years of experience advising development partners (including the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, and the Caribbean Development Bank), governments, utilities, and private investors on strategies for developing, financing, regulating, and restructuring infrastructure. He has contributed to raising over US$1 billion in financing for infrastructure projects in emerging markets.

In the Caribbean, he has advised clients on energy projects in the Turks and Caicos Islands, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, The Cayman Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.

He is currently advising clients in the Caribbean on a gas to power project, establishing sound regulatory frameworks for investments in clean energy, the development of geothermal resources, and green hydrogen production and use.

A recognized thought-leader on the economics and finances of energy in Latin America and the Caribbean, Mr. Janson has co-authored more than 10 papers published by the IDB. These publications include Unlocking Geothermal Power: How the Eastern Caribbean Could Become a Geothermal Powerhouse (2017) and Potential for Energy Storage in Combination with Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean (2014).

Mr. Janson has a graduate degree in International Finance and an undergraduate degree in International Economic Theory and Policy, both from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Born and raised in Panama, Mr. Janson is a native Spanish and English speaker.