About Rintaro Hirano

Rintaro Hirano is a partner in the energy and infrastructure practice team of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. He advises utilities, developers, contractors and financial institutions on energy projects from conventional power plants (coal-fired and gas-fired) to renewable energy plants (solar, wind and biomass), and has extensive knowledge and experience of project finance in the energy field. He also regularly advises developers and utilities on long-term sales and purchases 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.