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Ravina Advani

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Ravina Advani

Head, Low Carbon Transition Group Americas, BNP Paribas
Ravina Advani

Ravina Advani is the Head of the Low Carbon Transition Group Americas for BNP Paribas. In this role, Ravina is responsible for all client and sector activity across the bank’s energy practice, including Power & Utilities, Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining, Chemicals and Commodities. Her role also places her at the forefront of the Energy Transition, broadening and deepening BNP Paribas’ Transition and Sustainable Finance initiatives across her client base. Ravina serves as an ambassador and spokesperson for the bank, speaking with the media and at industry thought leadership events. Prior to assuming her current position in late 2018, Ravina was part of the bank’s Power, Infrastructure & Project Finance North America team, where she was responsible for originating, structuring and executing financings across various asset classes, including power, oil & gas, transportation and social accommodation. Ravina has extensive experience with both domestic and international financings and has served in lead roles on several of the bank's prominent arranging/advisory mandates in the bank, private placement, bond and institutional loan markets. Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Ravina worked at Orion Power Holdings, a power generation company, assisting with the company's trading and marketing efforts. Ravina holds a BBA from the College of William and Mary with a concentration in Finance and a minor in French, and an MBA from Columbia Business School. In 2019, she received the Positive Impact Business certification from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Finance.