Managing Director & General Counsel
Location: New York
Sonia is a Managing Director and General Counsel with Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors (“Rubicon”) and is based in the New York office. She has broad responsibilities within the global Rubicon team, providing legal and strategic advice on a wide range of business, corporate, and transactional activities.
Sonia has extensive experience in the infrastructure industry, gained in senior legal and commercial roles in Australia, the UK, and, for the past ten years, the US. Sonia has deep knowledge of the project finance market, with particular expertise in transaction structuring and execution across a broad range of sectors including PPPs, roads, transit, airports, healthcare, water, pipelines, and energy storage. Her roles have included legal advisor to sponsors and financiers, and equity investor, in relation to the development, acquisition, and financing of infrastructure projects in Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America.
Prior to joining Rubicon, Sonia lead the North America platform of global fund manager, InfraRed Capital Partners, where she was responsible for executing equity investments. Sonia led InfraRed through its first infrastructure investments in North America and the expansion of its investment activities into Israel and South America.
Prior to InfraRed, Sonia was a Senior Associate in the global Projects, Energy and Infrastructure Group of Allen & Overy LLP, in London and New York. Sonia advised public and private, and buy-side and sell-side clients on project finance and general banking transactions, primarily on major infrastructure projects in the transportation and social sectors.
Sonia began her legal career in the Property, Infrastructure and Development group of Phillips Fox Lawyers (now DLA Piper) in Melbourne, Australia.
Sonia earned a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.