William Pegues

William Pegues


Director – Structured Finance
Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), USA

Bill Pegues leads the debt financing of energy and infrastructure projects in developing markets at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), which is the U.S. government development finance institution. He has more than 25 years of experience in international oil, gas, petrochemicals and power financing.  

Bill began his career in megaproject management with Exxon in London and Thailand. He subsequently developed corporate, non-recourse, and investment financing expertise at Mobil Corporation, ExxonMobil, and as an independent advisor. Before joining OPIC he structured first-of-a-kind, utility-scale, solar and coal gasification project financings, including the second-largest photovoltaic solar power plant ever constructed at the time, at the U.S. Department of Energy.

Bill earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, where he published original research on computational aerodynamics for NASA, and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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