About Rintaro Hirano

Rintaro Hirano is a partner in the energy and infrastructure practice team of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu and advises utilities, developers, contractors and financial institutions on energy projects from a conventional power plant to a renewable energy plant (solar, wind and biomass) as well as on infrastructure projects, and has extensive knowledge and experience of project finance. He also regularly advises developers and utilities on long-term sale and purchase agreements of LNG. Since his secondment to JBIC, the Japanese development bank and export credit agency, in 2011-13, he has advised Japanese clients on international energy and infrastructure projects.