by Nick Flitterman

Ian Cogswell and Alla Kruglyak Join Portland

Portland Advisers is pleased to announce that two new consultants have joined its growing team of
consultants and the firm has moved to new offices in London.

Ian has almost 25 years’ experience in project finance, specialising in the natural resources sector since 2002. His experience covers both lending and financial advisory for clients including the major Integrated Oil Companies; National Oil Companies; independent developers; investment funds; and Export Credit Agencies. Ian spent 12 years as Managing Director and Global Head of Natural Resources Project Finance at Natixis and more recently was the Head of Project Finance at ICBC London Branch before joining Portland.

Alla has 14 years’ experience in export finance both in advisory and arranging roles globally covering a wide range of sectors including telecom, energy, infrastructure, power, steel, mining & metals, oil and gas, financial institutions and sovereign debt. Prior to joining Portland, Alla worked for 14 years in Export and Agency Finance department at Citigroup and Barclays Capital, advising, structuring, arranging and syndicating ECA and DFI-backed transactions.


Portland has also moved to new offices at 110 Bishopsgate in the heart of the City of London.

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