Iain Hackston

Senior Advisor


Iain joined Portland in 2015 and has 20 years of professional experience.

Iain has significant satellite industry experience and has built the financial models for several transaction and provided consulting services to companies within the industry.

Iain has advised ECAs and commercial banks on several oil and gas projects, including the $10bn Coral FLNG project in Mozambique and the $3.5bn OCTP project in Ghana.

Prior to joining Portland Iain held positions as Finance Director of a chemicals company with operations spanning North America, Europe, India and the Middle East; SVP of Financial Planning and Analysis at O3b, managing the financial model on the Sponsor side of the transaction during O3b’s initial $1.0bn fund raising process; and several roles including Managing Director within SES.

Iain is a qualified CPA, CA (Canada) and holds the CFA designation.  He has a Bachelor of Commerce from Carleton University in Canada, and a MSc in International Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics in the UK.

Iain Hackston | +352 (691) 216 471 | iain.hackston@portlandadvisers.com