SG Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has appointed two senior members of staff for the regional management of its global project finance business line headed by Bill Schmid.
Matthew Vickerstaff is appointed head of project finance for the Europe region. Based in London, he will be covering the oil and gas, power and infrastructure sectors in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
Vickerstaff joined SG CIB in February 1998. Initially he was head of project finance infrastructure for the Americas based in Canada before returning in January 2000 to London to head up the global project finance infras tructure team. Over the last two to three years, he has led a number of high profile infrastructure transactions such as the £1.8bn Tubelines, LUL PPP financing. Before SG CIB, Vickerstaff was at Hambros Bank.
Roger Bredder is appointed head of project finance for the Americas region. Based in New York, he will be in charge of SG CIB’s sectorial and project finance activities in the Americas
Bredder joined SG CIB’s US project finance team in 1997 after a 10-year tenure with Chase Manhattan Bank, principally in the global power and project finance division. He has been active in advising and arranging numerous financings in the power and energy sectors.