Baker McKenzie partner James O'Brien has been reappointed to the Sub-Saharan Advisory Committee of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM).  Members of the Sub-Saharan Advisory Committee provide guidance “on the development and implementation of policies and programs” designed to promote EXIM’s engagement in sub-Saharan Africa.
 
Based in Chicago, Jim chairs the Firm’s Global Projects Practice. He also serves on the Firm's Africa Steering Committee and works on projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. He provides counsel on major project and infrastructure transactions such as power generation and waste recycling facilities. In addition, he assists clients with complex projects through the development, project financing and operation phases.
 
EXIM is the official export credit agency of the United States and promotes American jobs by providing competitive and necessary export credit to overseas purchasers of US goods and services.
 
The full list of Sub-Saharan Advisory Committees members is available here.
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