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Iain Elder is a partner in the Project Development & Finance practice.

Iain represents sponsors and lenders on the development and financing of large energy and infrastructure projects throughout the Middle East and Africa. Iain is the Europe and Middle East Project Development & Finance Team Leader and heads the Africa strategy for the Project Development & Finance practice.

Iain's clients include commercial banks, Islamic lenders, export credit agencies, development financial institutions, multi-lateral agencies as well as sponsors including the Bahrain Petroleum Company, the Mubadala Group, The Dow Chemical Company and Dolphin Energy.