Marc Norman is a Dubai-based lawyer at Chadbourne & Parke, an international law firm.
Marc's practice focuses on project finance and acquisitions in the renewable energy sector both in the Middle East and in Africa, with a particular emphasis on the development and financing of distributed and utility-scale solar photovoltaic power projects.
Recent representative experience includes representing a regional developer on the development and financing of five solar independent power projects under development pursuant to the first regulatory period of the Arab Republic of Egypt's feed-in tariff program; representing Adenium Energy Capital on the successful financing of four utility-scale solar photovoltaic independent power projects in Jordan; a developer on the financing of a 15 megawatt captive solar photovoltaic power project in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan that will provide electricity to a cement factory owned by LafargeHolcim; a developer on its bid to develop and finance a utility-scale captive solar photovoltaic power project to provide electricity to Dubai-based port operations owned by DP World; and advising a developer on devising a template offtake agreement to develop and finance a portfolio of distributed solar photovoltaic power projects in Rwanda
Marc sat on the board of the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) for two terms between 2012 and 2014. PwC and the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) named Marc as a "Solar Pioneer 2015."
Marc holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Commerce from Kedge Business School (Bordeaux, France) together with a Bachelor of Arts in European Business from the University of Portsmouth (Portsmouth, UK). Marc also holds a Bachelor of Law from The College of Law in London (UK).
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