Kim started his career in economic consulting at London Economics in 1995 and joined the new London office of ICF International in 2000. He joined IPA Energy + Water Economics (now known as IPA Advisory) in 2007 developing and leading the transaction team based in London until the end of 2014 when he relocated full time to Madrid. He provides specialist transaction and regulatory support as a market and economic advisor for major power developers, power utilities, financiers and fuel suppliers. Over the past 14 years, Kim has supported the successful completion of 43 GW and 496 MIGD of capacity with a transaction value of more than USD 29 billion. His main areas of expertise are:
Transactions support: Providing feasibility studies and due diligence, evaluating contracts and market developments to support M&A, IPO, financing, and refinancing activities of developers, sponsors, fuel suppliers, and lenders.
Market analysis: Preparing independent market analyses of the energy and water desalination industries since 1998, Kim provides services ranging from high-level qualitative assessments to detailed quantitative power and desalinated water modelling and forecasting, based on Kim’s extensive industry knowledge and experience in working in more than 60 countries around the world.
Training: Providing specialist training to professionals in the finance industry since 2006, working in the City of London to combine theoretical knowledge with practical on-the-job insights. Kim is a former partner of the Electricity Policy Research Group and continues to contribute to industry periodicals, conferences and workshops.