James Harris’ Biography

James Harris is the Head of Finance & Project, Asia Pacific at Pinsent Masons MPillay.  James is an energy & infrastructure lawyer with over 30 years’ experience advising a variety of private sector clients (such as developers, investors and lenders) as well as numerous sovereign and sub sovereign public sector clients looking to procure different energy & infrastructure assets. He has been based in Singapore the past 20 years but has also worked in the UK and Australia. James has successfully closed greenfield and brownfield projects across numerous industry sectors, which have included transport, water treatment and distribution, waste management, biomass, health & hospitals, education, sports and leisure, integrated resorts, casinos, oil & gas (petrochemicals, terminals/storage facilities, LNG), power/renewables, mining/resources, climate/carbon, telecoms, and defense.  James is a founding member of the Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA) Project Finance Committee, Asia chair for the International Project Finance Association, and an adjunct professor of law at Singapore Management University.