Anaïs Gardien joined Astris Finance in 2017 as Senior Associate. Prior to that, Anaïs worked at the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and BNP Paribas CIB (BNPP). At the GCF, Anaïs was leading the negotiation of financing agreements for the public-sector division and performing advisory services to countries and entities seeking support from the GCF with the private sector division. Before joining the GCF, Anaïs was Associate at BNPP within the Project Finance division. First in Paris to cover the EMEA region, then in New York to cover the Latin America region and then São Paolo to cover the Brazilian market. She was responsible for reviewing and negotiating financing documents, drafting and presenting internal credit documents to the risk committee and financial modeling. Anais participated to several landmark transactions in emerging markets such as Deutsche Banks’s USD 500 million Universal Green Energy Access Program in Sub-Saharan Africa (2016), the PEN 629 million Linea 1 Metro de Lima project bond (2015) in Peru and the USD 890 million Los Ramones II gas pipeline financing (2014) in Mexico.
Anaïs holds a Master in Finance Cum Laude from Sciences Po Paris. She is fluent in French, English, Spanish and Portuguese.