Arash Nazhad is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he co-leads the Clean Technology Group. Arash has nearly 20 years of experience and deep expertise in clean energy technology and across the energy landscape, having served as a strategic and capital markets advisor to growth- driven technology companies. His extensive investment banking experience includes originating and executing transactions across the corporate lifecycle including M&A, IPOs, public and private debt and equity capital raises, defense and other strategic mandates. Arash works with both private and public companies across clean technology and sustainability subsectors.
Prior to Moelis & Company, Arash was a Managing Director in the Clean Energy Transition team at Citi, where he was instrumental in establishing the firm’s coverage efforts across the ecosystem. He led coverage for companies in various sectors including Electrification, Grid Modernization, Clean Power, Transition Metals, Alternative Fuels, Carbon Tech and Climate Software. Before that, Arash held various operational and leadership roles at Equinor, a Norwegian international energy company and began his career working on Clean Development Mechanism projects across East Asia.
Arash holds an M.A. in Energy & Earth Resources from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B. Comm in Business Administration and Management from Concordia University.