Executive Vice President
Mr. Nils Janson, an Executive Vice President at Castalia, is an economist and financial specialist with more than 20 years of experience advising governments, electricity utilities, electricity regulatory authorities and multilaterals on development, financing, and regulation of the energy sector. Having worked in more than 35 countries, he has assessed projects for generating electricity through natural gas, diesel, HFO, hydroelectric power, waste to energy, biomass, geothermal, and other renewables such as wind and solar. In the Caribbean, he has advised clients on energy issues in Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cayman Islands, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Mr. Janson directed a study to analyze the feasibility of importing and using natural gas for electricity generation in eight Caribbean countries, and led the demand forecast and a cost of capital study for JPS in preparation for its tariff submission. He has recently advised the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) in the Bahamas on the development of the regulatory framework for the electricity sector, directed a team with responsibility for identifying opportunities to introduce natural gas into Haiti, and helped the Caribbean Development Bank with its support of the Eastern Caribbean States in developing geothermal resources.
Mr. Janson has a Master’s of Science in International Finance and an undergraduate degree in International Economic Theory and Policy, both from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Born in Panama, he is bilingual in English and Spanish.