Dmytro Kuziak, Finance Expert in London, United Kingdom
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Dmytro Kuziak

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Finance Expert

Location
London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
July 28, 2021

Dmytro is a finance professional with 10+ years of experience in the energy industry. He has been involved in infrastructure developments, construction, and operations both in Europe—in the UK, Poland, Romania, and Ukraine—and Africa—Togo and Sierra Leonne. At Wheelabrator UK, which operates in the energy-from-waste industry, he helped raise more than £500 million for three projects. Dmytro enjoys freelancing as it allows him to work with a diverse client base on various great projects.

Career Highlights

Project Finance Specialist
Wheelabrator UK, Ltd.

Education Highlights

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Said Business School, Oxford University
Master's Degree
Kyiv National Economic University
Bachelor's Degree
Kyiv National Economic University

Case Studies

Work Experience

Manager

2021 - 2024
Gresham House
  • Advised on successful multimillion equity raise for the UK-based altnet.
  • Advised on numerous RE deals involving residential developments, student accommodation (PBSA), and social housing.
  • Supported a BESS investor in successfully negotiating the loan terms with a club of banks for a loan of over GBP 100 million.
Focus areas: Fundraising, Renewables, Clean Energy, Infrastructure, Advisory

Project Finance Specialist

2015 - 2020
Wheelabrator UK, Ltd.
  • Coordinated and managed different stakeholders during the financial stage of three energy-from-waste (EFW) projects with a total value of more than £800 million.
  • Led investment analysis for in-house development and acquisition opportunities.
  • Provided screening, due diligence, and monitoring of new investments.
Focus areas: Microsoft Excel, Financial Modeling, Project Finance, Valuation, Infrastructure, Energy Utilities, Clean Energy, Energy, Financial Reporting

Senior Consultant

2014 - 2015
KPMG
  • Delivered financial analysis tools for major clients such as High Speed 2 (HS2) railway network, British Telecom, and other projects.
  • Designed and implemented quality assurance for Hinkley Point C, a nuclear power station.
  • Supported the bid evaluation team for Thames Tideway Tunnel, a water treatment project.
Focus areas: Microsoft Excel, Valuation, Infrastructure, Excel VBA

Investment Manager

2013 - 2014
Oil & Gas producer
  • Created from scratch and ran a complex asset valuation model of circa $100 million with more than ten assets.
  • Supervised external advisers in preparing the investment memorandum and investment documents for prospective investors.
  • Supported the investment director with investment opportunity analysis.
Focus areas: Investments, Investment Analysis, DCF Modeling

Regional Finance Analyst

2007 - 2012
ContourGlobal
  • Conducted financial due diligence of opportunities on conventional—coal, gas— and renewables—solar— energy industries in Ukraine, Eastern Europe, and Africa, each with a $100-300 million CapEx.
  • Controlled construction budgets for three plants for joint ventures with Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company.
  • Created and ran the FP&A function on the Kramatorsk combined heat plant (CHP)–120 MWe.
Focus areas: Budgeting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Investment Analysis
2018 - 2020

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance

Said Business School, Oxford University - Oxford, UK

2006 - 2007

Master's Degree in Finance

Kyiv National Economic University - Kyiv, Ukraine

2002 - 2006

Bachelor's Degree in Finance

Kyiv National Economic University - Kyiv, Ukraine

Finance

Financial Modeling, Valuation, DCF Valuation, Project Finance, Financial Reporting, Market Research, Budgeting, Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Fundraising

Output Software

Microsoft Excel

Industry Expertise

Energy

Other

Infrastructure, Energy Utilities, Clean Energy, DCF Modeling, Renewables, Excel VBA, CleanTech, Python, Finance, Investment Analysis, Econometrics, Investments, Financial Analysis, Advisory

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