Recognised as Latin Lawyer ’s 2015 International Lawyer of the Year, Sergio Galvis is head of Sullivan & Cromwell’s Latin America practice and a member of the firm’s management committee. He advises on significant matters in a wide range of practice areas and industry sectors for parties from more than 25 countries in Latin America, Europe and Asia. Mr Galvis writes frequently on international legal and financial matters and recently co-authored “Alternative Financing of LatAm Projects” with Inosi Nyatta, which was published in Project Finance International. This 2016 article discusses potential alternative project financing sources and structures for projects in Latin America in light of decreased cashflows resulting from the drop in global oil and gas prices. Mr Galvis is a three-time recipient of the Burton Award for Legal Achievement including for his article on the issues, challenges and requirements Latin American companies face in international M&A. Mr Galvis was born in Colombia and is fluent in Spanish.