Bruno Mejean is the founder and Managing Partner of BJM International, Inc. , Until very recently, Bruno Mejean was Managing Director for International Project Finance and Business Development at SunEdison. He was responsible for raising debt and equity for SunEdison projects outside North America. Previously, Mr. Mejean was Deputy General Manager at Nord/LB NY Branch, responsible for Corporate, Project, Export and Trade Finance Origination activities in the Americas. Nord/LB specialized in the financing of environmental and renewable projects having supported over 5000MW of renewable power projects since 2000 in North America alone. Nord/LB ranked among the top 5 project finance lenders to the sector in the Americas in recent years. Prior to 1999, Mr. Mejean was Director – Project Finance & Development at Raytheon Engineers & Constructors, responsible for arranging debt and equity financings for Hydrocarbon, Power, and Infrastructure projects. Prior to joining Raytheon, Mr. Mejean spent 20 years with various financial institutions, specializing in international finance. At SG, he was First VP and Manager of the US Export Finance Group. At Chase where he spent 10 years, Mr. Mejean was responsible for project financing in emerging markets with the support of US Eximbank and OPIC. Earlier in his career, Mr. Mejean was based in Tunis, responsible for Chase’s Trade finance activities in North Africa. Mr. Mejean received his MBA in finance from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University’s School of Business Administration. He was born in Casablanca, Morocco and obtained his Baccalaureat in 1971 from the Lycee Descartes in Rabat.
Mr. Mejean has been involved in professional training since 1990 when he developed a course on international project finance for Euromoney Institute of Finance with whom he remained associated for over 20 years. He also has been teaching courses on financing infrastructure projects using PPP techniques, renewable energy projects and projects in emerging markets. Some of his other training clients have included the World Bank, GE and Siemens.
He is Board member of Cochepa, an industrial packaging company based in Casablanca, Morocco where he also maintains a representative office focusing on financing infrastructure and energy projects in French-speaking Africa. He is also Board member of the High Atlas Foundation, a non-profit organization assisting populations in the High Atlas region of Morocco with sustainable farming. He is fluent in French and conversant in Spanish.