Morrison & Foerster adds energy partner

Jon Ornolfsson

Morrison & Foerster announced the appointment of Jon Ornolfsson as a partner in its global project finance group.

Ornolfsson, who will split his time between the firm’s Singapore and Tokyo offices, has more than a decade of experience advising multinational and Asian clients on energy and infrastructure projects around the world.

“I am excited to join the firm’s talented global project finance team and to help further expand our capabilities and experience in jurisdictions that are essential to supporting our energy and infrastructure clients with their business objectives,” said Ornolfsson.

His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, project development, and project finance in the energy sector, including LNG-to-power, renewables, and oil and gas. Before moving to Singapore in 2013, he practised in Tokyo, and he has advised on high-profile energy transactions across Asia-Pacific, including in Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.