• Our dedicated team has average industry experience of 20+ years in both the finance and not-for-profit sectors

Louisa Cilenti

SBF Investment Committee Member

Louisa is a specialist finance and investment lawyer with over 20+ years experience in the environmental infrastructure and energy sectors. She is one of the founders of Lux Nova Partners, a boutique law firm with a sole focus on the renewable energy industry and supporting a just and impact-led transition to a decarbonised economy.

Louisa brings extensive experience advising a range of clients, from strategic investors, financial sponsors, funds, banks, Government departments, large developers, community-led organisations, social enterprises to charities, acting on projects across all renewable technologies and structuring new routes to market. What sets the firm apart in this sector is that they are mission-driven to prioritise market shaping projects and community-led projects that have the greatest potential social and environmental impacts, working closely with many of the leading social lenders and impact investors in the UK.

Louisa sits on the Finance Steering Committee of the Renewable Energy Association and supports UK 100’s secretariat and delivery of the All-party parliamentary group (APPG) on Sustainable Finance. She is also a Non-Executive Director of Shoreham Port Authority.