Nicole Iseppi
Name: Nicole Iseppi
Firm Name: ENGIE Group
Country: United Arab Emirates
Expertise: Energy & Natural Resources Law

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Professional Biography:

Nicole Iseppi is our exclusively recommended Energy & Natural Resources Law expert in Dubai on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Nicole directly using the contact details listed above.

Nicole is the only professional in the international energy and legal industry to date, who has worked directly in-house as a senior legal and strategic adviser in both the world’s largest IPP global energy company – ENGIE (formerly known as GDF Suez) and also one of the world’s largest energy project finance lenders – Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC).  She assists and advises such leading international companies in the successful delivery of their respective energy related interests, strategies and infrastructure investments. Prior to joining ENGIE, Nicole was also mandated to act as the adviser for establishing and implementing, on behalf of the Japanese Ministry of Finance and JBIC – Japan Carbon Finance, Ltd (JCF) (a new financial institution created to support development of and financing of greenhouse gas reduction infrastructure projects).

Nicole’s career to date specialises in providing a complete advisory & project management form of service, in relation to global energy infrastructure projects. She has had substantial experience in the strategic formulation, developmental, project financing, execution and operational phases of energy infrastructure projects within the IPP, IWPP, Renewable Energy and also LNG sectors of Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and European regions for the past 18+ years and has been with ENGIE since the beginning of 2010.  Of which she has also been working within the GCC region (including, the United Arab Emirates) since 2004.

When Nicole first joined ENGIE in 2010 she acted as the Deputy General Counsel and Head of Finance Legal for ENGIE’s South Asia, Middle East and Africa regions and shortly thereafter was also appointed to act as the Global Team Leader for ENGIE’s Structured Network for their international energy Financing Agreements (covering the United Kingdom, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and Latin America regions).  Since the beginning of 2016, Nicole has now been acting as the Associate Director of Strategy for the Global Generation business of ENGIE. Where she applies her core energy, legal and finance industry skills & knowledge in a broader business, strategic and commercial sphere with respect to risk management of global infrastructure projects (in particular, in the area of power generation – an essential part of both ENGIE’s portfolio of assets and the global energy sector).

Firm Overview:

ENGIE is a French multinational electric utility company, headquartered in La Défense, Courbevoie, which operates in the fields of energy transition, electricity generation and distribution, natural gas, nuclear, renewable energy and Petroleum.