Ignatius Hwang has more than 20 years’ experience in energy, infrastructure and resources projects in Asia Pacific and the Middle East, particularly China, India, Southeast Asia and Australia. He advises governments and sponsors on strategic, procurement, legal, commercial and risk issues relating to public-private partnership projects (PPP) and on the development, acquisition, financing, construction and operation of energy, infrastructure and resources projects.
His transactional experience, particularly acquisitions and project financing, includes deal structuring, due diligence, and drafting and negotiation of development, acquisition, fuel supply and power purchase agreements, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts and operation and maintenance (O&M) contracts, as well as financing and security documentation. He has also been heavily involved in and has helped shaped development of the PPP projects market in Singapore.
Ignatius has been consistently recognized in The Legal 500 EMEA and by Chambers Asia Pacific as a leading projects and energy lawyer, and is described recently in Chambers Asia Pacific as “an established player within the domestic projects market, and is best known for his PPP expertise” and “highly rated.” He has been recently recognized as an Elite Leading Individual in the Projects & Energy sector by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2016 and 2017.
Ignatius is fluent in Mandarin and English and also speaks Malay, Cantonese and Fujian.
Water and Water/Power Projects
Oil and Gas Projects
Reforms and Privatizations