Ian Ingram-Johnson


Ian is the global co-head of our Projects Energy Natural Resources and Infrastructure group. 

He has extensive experience advising sponsors and lenders on energy and infrastructure projects in the US, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. He is at the forefront of A&O Shearman's work on energy transition and is currently advising on numerous low carbon hydrogen (H2) projects (including ammonia and methanol) as well as sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) projects. 

Ian has led numerous multi-sourced financings including ECAs, commercial banks, development finance institutions, multilaterals and Islamic financiers. 


Representative matters

Over 40 gas, petrochemical and refinery projects including:
-gas to liquids in Uzbekistan and Lake Charles in Louisiana,
-shared facilities and common infrastructure structures;
-speciality chemicals projects;
-multiple PP and PE projects and related chemical crackers;

Several LNG projects including:
-Coral South FLNG in Area 4 Mozambique;
-Rovuma LNG in Mozambique;
-Regas terminals including at Sines in Portugal;

Over 15 low carbon H2 projects including:
-The lenders on the neom H2 to green ammonia project in Saudi Arabia;
-A leading shipping company on its global portfolio of Green Marine Fuel Projects including green H2 to ammonia and methanol plants in Egypt, Spain, Morocco, Oman, India, US and China;
-4 H2 projects in Oman (including projects under the Hydrom program);
-A project development fund on its global portfolio of H2 projects including in Spain, Morocco and Portugal;
-An IOC on its global H2 program including developing its low carbon ammonia projects

Several sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) projects in Europe and the Americas including fuel blending, alcohol to jet fuel and FT processes;

Pro bono

Maersk McKinney Moeller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping: Knowledge Partner
He has a good name and a good brand. He has a portfolio of good clients too
Chambers Global, 2023
I see him often and he does a lot of hydrogen work; he's a strong presence
Chambers Global, 2023


  • Ranked Band 1, Chambers Global, 2024 
  • Ranked Market Leader, IFLR1000, 2023 
  • Ranked Leading Individual, Legal 500 EMEA, 2023 



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1998


LLB, Law, University of Exeter, 1995