I’m passionate about playing my role in the energy transition that is fundamentally reshaping the global energy market.

Dimitri Papaefstratiou Dimitri Papaefstratiou

Partner, Energy Law, Ernst & Young LLP

Committed to growing the EY Energy Law service. Eternal optimist and devoted husband and dad.

Dimitri is a senior project finance lawyer, with a strong track record of advising clients in complex energy and infrastructure projects, including project finance, development and dispute settlement.

He acts for sponsors, lenders and tendering authorities on a wide range of projects across EY EMEIA, with experience in transactions in Southeast Europe and the emerging markets, particularly Africa. His focus is on hydrogen, renewable energy, and high-efficiency thermal and gas-fired power projects.

Prior to joining EY, Dimitri led the London energy projects team at a global law firm. He is listed in The Legal 500 as a leading individual in London for power (including renewables), and oil and gas.

Dimitri obtained a first class Bachelor’s degree in Law and a Master’s degree (M.Jur.) in European and Comparative Law from the University of Oxford.

How Dimitri is building a better working world

“I’m supporting clients in delivering climate-responsible energy projects that advance global development, especially in emerging markets, while relieving energy poverty.

I’m committed to helping companies make the most of the opportunities of the energy transition, especially in hydrogen, renewables and high-efficiency gas-fired independent power producers. I work closely with sponsors and lenders to develop innovative solutions to complex problems and achieve long-term objectives.”

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