Harald Jensen specializes in growth and development for companies interested in entering the water and wastewater sector or expanding their presence in that market, through M&A advisory, strategy development, and complex project pursuit and management services.
Harald brings over 25 years of business experience in the environmental services sector, including senior positions with Veolia, where he led the company’s business and corporate development activities in North America for the municipal water and utility segment; and with American Water, the largest regulated water company in the US.
Harald has led business development and M&A departments of up to 25 professionals and project teams of up to 40 professionals. He led the development and closing of several market leading transactions including large O&M agreements and BOTs as well as complex PPP transactions involving project finance. Previously he worked for Enron in business development and transaction structuring, where he closed multiple energy commodity management deals; and before that with WBI, a consultancy developing international business for companies in the water sector.
Since 2017 he has been providing business advisory services to financial investors and industrial companies. His expertise includes transactions involving water utility and operations companies (regulated and non-regulated), and large, complex assets or structures such as PPPs and other alternative delivery mechanisms.
Harald has also served as a Board member for a large water operations company.