Ren joined Investec in 2017, and leads its origination activity in the Cleantech sector for North America.
Through his career, Ren has led over $10 billion of transactions across the energy sector for clients in the power, oil & gas, mining and public infrastructure sectors. Prior to Investec, Ren led the energy team at Varagon Capital Partners, where he built a portfolio of project finance and leveraged lending investments. Earlier in his career, Ren was a lead energy sector originator at BNP Paribas and CIT. Ren has acted as advisor, placement agent and investor on a wide range of debt and junior capital investments, and brings over 17 years of industry experience to Investec’s clients and partners.
Ren has an MBA in Finance & Economics from the Schulich School of Business at York University (Toronto) and a BA in Industrial Relations and Economics from the University of Toronto.