The private infrastructure industry’s annual general meeting

Join the biggest names within the industry at the Global Investor Forum, the largest gathering of institutional capital devoted to infrastructure and the core of the Global Summit.

Meet and hear from the best of the best in the asset class – founding and managing partners, CEOs and chairmen, plus leading global institutional and private investors attend and speak annually.

 

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One Summit. Seven Forums.

The Global Investor Forum is the core of the industry leading Infrastructure Investor Global Summit. Taking place across four days, the Summit has something to offer everyone involved in infrastructure. The Global Investor Forum is just one of the specialist forums taking place across the week.

Scaling emerging market investment in a post-pandemic world

Investing in assets which provide essential services

The role of infrastructure in the route to net-zero

The future of energy

Building the inclusive digital economy of the future

From pandemic-resilience towards sustainable growth

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Day 1 Day 2
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Agenda

Day 1 - Tuesday 19th

Global Investor Forum
08:30 - 08:45

Welcome from Infrastructure Investor

Nicholas Lockley
Nicholas Lockley, PEI

Nicholas Lockley

Director Events - EMEA, PEI

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08:45 - 09:00

Chair’s welcome

Ali Miraj
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Ali Miraj

Director, Infrastructure Finance | ING

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09:00 - 09:40

Keynote panel: Building back better: lessons learned from a difficult 18 months

Ali Miraj, François Bornens, Gwenola Chambon, Chantale Pelletier, Harry Seekings, Gijs Voskuyl
  • Defining the brand and communicating it to investors
  • Style drift- embrace or avoid?
  • Offering investors diversification into new sectors
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Ali Miraj

Director, Infrastructure Finance | ING

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François Bornens

Partner – Investor Relations, Arjun Infrastructure

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Gwenola Chambon

CEO – Founding Partner, Vauban Infrastructure Partners

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Chantale Pelletier

Global Head of Infrastructure, Schroders Capital

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Harry Seekings

Co-Head of Infrastructure, InfraRed

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Gijs Voskuyl

Partner, DIF Capital Partners

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09:40 - 10:20

2021 and climate change: Making sense of net zero, SDGs, EU taxonomy and COP26

Laurent Chatelin, Irina Frolova, Graham Matthews, Rosheen McGuckian, Oliver Schubert
  • What does it all mean for infrastructure investors?
  • How covid has accelerated existing trends on climate and broader ESG issues
  • Are funds responding quickly enough to changing investor needs?
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Laurent Chatelin

Founder & Managing Partner, Eurazeo Infrastructure Partners

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Irina Frolova

Head Asset Management, PGGM

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Graham Matthews

Chief Executive Officer, Whitehelm Capital

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Rosheen McGuckian

Chief Executive Officer, NTR

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Oliver Schubert

Senior Partner, Vantage Infrastructure

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10:20 - 10:50

Profit with purpose: Investing to succeed both financially and socially

Paul Polman
  • Moving sustainability from ‘nice to have’ to business-critical
  • The critical role of global business amid growing governmental nationalism
  • Developing global partnership and leadership to counteract inequality
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Paul Polman

Co-Founder and Co-Chair, IMAGINE

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10:50 - 11:20

Coffee break

Global Investor Forum
11:20 - 12:00

Beyond wind and solar- examining interesting areas for renewables investors

Lawrence Slade, Mohamed El Gazzar, Mark Florian, Jaroslava Korpanec, Lorenzo Parola, Marco van Daele
  • Evaluating business models for EV fleets, fuels, energy efficiency and carbon capture assets
  • Getting investors comfortable with risk profiles and overall fit
  • What should the industry do to get more of these assets into the market?

Moderator: Lawrence Slade, Chief Executive Officer, Global Infrastructure Investor Association

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Lawrence Slade

Chief Executive Officer, Global Infrastructure Investor Association

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Mohamed El Gazzar

Partner, I Squared Capital

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Mark Florian

Managing Director and Head, Global Energy & Power Infrastructure Funds, BlackRock

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Jaroslava Korpanec, Allianz

Jaroslava Korpanec

Head of Infrastructure, Allianz Capital Partners

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Lorenzo Parola

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

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Marco van Daele

Co-CEO & CIO, SUSI Partners

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12:00 - 12:40

Fundraising in 2021: Getting back on the road

Sarah Borg-Olivier, Dominic Helmsley , John Anderson
  • Comparing virtual and physical fundraising results
  • How investors feel about fundraising in a virtual era
  • Can new entrants or products still raise money now?
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Sarah Borg-Olivier

Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Instar Asset Management

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Dominic Helmsley

Head of Infrastructure Equity, Aberdeen Standard

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John Anderson Manulife

John Anderson

Global Head Corporate Finance and Infrastructure, Manulife

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12:40 - 13:50

Lunch break

Stream A- Sectors and strategies
13:50 - 14:30

Sectors in focus: What will be the next digital?

Emil Henry
  • Where do fuels, EV fleets and charging, energy efficiency and carbon capture fit?
  • Are more open-ended products the way forward?
  • How investors view the products and sectors of tomorrow
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Emil Henry

CEO & Managing Partner, Tiger Infrastructure

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14:40 - 15:20

Digital infrastructure: Does the reality match the hype for the ‘fourth utility’?

Roderick Gadsby, Steven Marshall, Garret Tynan
  • Areas of focus; sub-sector, strategy and asset type
  • Competition for larger ($1bn+) vs. mid-market transactions
  • Assessing exit strategies and hold periods for digital assets
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Roderick Gadsby

Managing Director, Northleaf Capital Partners

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Steven Marshall

Chairman - Telecommunications, Cordiant Capital

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Garret Tynan

Senior Director and European Head of Infrastructure and Project Finance, Dublin - KBRA Europe

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Stream B- ESG, engagement and diversity
13:50 - 14:30

Getting aligned: How to manage stakeholder engagement in 2021

Clare Burgess, Alena Fargere, Sola Lawson
  • How the ESG lens has sharpened its focus during the pandemic
  • Labour, social unrest and how to get partnerships right
  • Engaging with stakeholders around equality, diversity and inclusion issues
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Clare Burgess

Partner, Clifford Chance

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Alena Fargere

Principal, SWEN CP

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Sola Lawson

Co-Managing Director, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)

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14:40 - 15:20

How is infrastructure doing on equality, diversity and inclusion?

Helen Beatty, Neil Brown, Allison Kingsley
  • Making diversity a business imperative
  • Driving better results through greater diversity
  • How does gender diversity within infrastructure compare to other asset classes?
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Helen Beatty

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

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Neil Brown, Actis

Neil Brown

Partner-Head of Investor Development Group, Actis

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Allison Kingsley

Founder & Partner, NOVA Infrastructure

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15:20 - 15:50

Coffee break

Streams conclude- plenary sessions continue at 15.50

Global Investor Forum
15:50 - 16:30

The road to recovery: Putting the covid crisis in context

Charlotte Madden, Ingrid Edmund, Konstantin von Falkenhausen, Ross Posner, Michael Ryan
  • Comparing today with previous crises- the GFC, the dotcom crash and more
  • How the recovery is shaping up in Q4 2021
  • Which sectors feature the best opportunities for growth and why?

Moderator: Charlotte Madden, Partner, Clifford Chance

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Charlotte Madden

Partner, Clifford Chance

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Ingrid Edmund, Columbia Threadneedle Investment

Ingrid Edmund

Senior Portfolio Manager, Infrastructure Investments, Columbia Threadneedle Investment

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Konstantin von Falkenhausen

Partner, B Capital Partners AG

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Ross Posner

Managing Partner, Ridgewood Infrastructure

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Michael Ryan

CEO, PartnerDalmore Capital

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16:30 - 17:10

Global Keynote Panel: Industry leaders look forward to 2022 and beyond

Bruno Candès, Lennart Blecher, Andrew Claerhout, Renaud de Matharel, Angelika Schöechlin
  • Why fundraising and M&A activity have continued despite the challenges of covid
  • Do new cyber-attacks + increased digitalisation = the big risks keeping investors up at night?
  • How increases in geopolitical tensions are affecting the sector globally

 

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Bruno Candès

Partner, InfraVia Capital Partners

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Lennart Blecher

Deputy Managing Partner at EQT Partners, Member of the Executive Committee, Head of EQT Real Assets & Chairperson of EQT - Exeter; EQT

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Andrew Claerhout

Partner & Co-Head of Infrastructure, Searchlight Capital Partners

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Renaud de Matharel

CEO & Managing Partner, Cube Infrastructure Managers

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Angelika Schöechlin

Senior Partner, Antin Infrastructure Partners

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17:10 - 17:40

The state of play: Global investor strategy panel

Adam Smallman, Andrea Echberg, Ted Frith, Eugene Zhuchenko

Institutional and private investors analyse the state of the infrastructure market as 2021 draws to a close

  • Are investors as bullish as managers on the shape of the recovery?
  • Views on new fund commitments and re-upping with existing managers
  • Has alignment of interest with managers improved?

Moderator: Adam Smallman, Director of Membership Programs, PEI Media Group

Adam Smallman, PEI

Adam Smallman

Director – Membership Programs, PEI Media Group

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Andrea Echberg

Partner and Head of Global Infrastructure and Real Assets, Pantheon

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Ted Frith

Chief Operating Officer, GLIL Infrastructure LLP

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eugene

Eugene Zhuchenko

Managing Director, ETORE Advisory

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17:40 - 17:40

Close of Global Investor Forum Day 1

Ali Miraj

1-2-1 video meetings remain available on the virtual platform until 19.00 NY (01.00 Weds BER)

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Ali Miraj

Director, Infrastructure Finance | ING

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Agenda

Day 2 - Wednesday 20th

08:00 - 09:00

Investor-only Think Tank session (by invite)

Global Investor Forum
09:00 - 09:15

Chair’s welcome back

Ali Miraj
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Ali Miraj

Director, Infrastructure Finance | ING

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09:15 - 10:00

Keynote interview: An industry leader sets out their roadmap for the infrastructure asset class

Bruno Alves, Sadek Wahba

Hear why the Biden administration’s infra plan is a crucial first step, and how a US version of the World Bank could play a key role in mobilising private capital.

Interviewer: Bruno Alves, Senior Editor, Infrastructure Investor

Speaker: Sadek Wahba, Chairman & Managing Partner, I Squared Capital

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Bruno Alves

Senior Editor, Infrastructure Investor

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Sadek Wahba

Chairman and Managing Partner, I Squared Capital

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10:00 - 10:40

Above 5%: How to get more out of your renewables funds

Irene Mavroyannis , Barney Coles, Michael Hoverman, Raphael Lance, Daniel von Preyss
  • Moving beyond vanilla wind and solar strategies in search of alpha
  • How disruptive technologies can boost energy & electricity distribution
  • Solving supply and demand issues for operating assets
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Irene Mavroyannis

Managing Partner | Private Capital Advisory | Infrastructure, Sera Global

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Barney Coles

Managing Director, Clean Energy Infrastructure - Capital Dynamics

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Michael Hoverman

Managing Director - Head of Global Partners Group, CIM Group

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Raphael Lance

Head of Mirova Energy transition funds, Natixis Investment Managers

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Daniel von Preyss

Head of Private Equity/Infrastructure, Executive Director - Impax Asset Management

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10:40 - 11:10

Coffee break

Global Investor Forum
11:10 - 11:25

Market update from Infrastructure Investor

Tom Zimmerman

Our reports analyse the current state of the infrastructure market and detail the significant trends affecting the asset class in each quarter. We review 2021 from a fundraising perspective and look ahead to trends for 2022 as the world tries to get back to normal.

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Tom Zimmerman

Research Manager, Fund Managers (GPs), PEI Media

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11:25 - 11:45

A new era of data and analytics for infrastructure investors

Frederic Blanc-Brude
  • The role of data in the infrastructure investment process
  • Investment regulation and the need for better data
  • InfraMetrics and the future of infrastructure investing
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Frederic Blanc-Brude

Director, EDHECinfra and CEO, Scientific Infra

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11:45 - 12:30

Keynote interview: Hear from GIP’s chairman and managing partner on the state of infrastructure today

Adebayo Ogunlesi

Bayo will join us for an on-stage interview to discuss issues including where infrastructure is heading in the aftermath of a global pandemic, how to address systemic and economic disadvantage and what private markets firms can do to improve diversity in light of increasing investor and stakeholder demand.

Speaker: Adebayo Ogunlesi, Chairman and Managing Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners

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Adebayo Ogunlesi

Chairman and Managing Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners

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12:30 - 13:40

Lunch break

Global Investor Forum
13:40 - 14:20

A key plank: How infrastructure debt has moved to the mainstream

Adam Smallman, Karen Azoulay, Annette Bannister, Bertrand Loubières, Jean Francis Dusch
  • Why investors are increasingly allocating to infrastructure debt
  • Is high yield the new core infrastructure equity?
  • Making the grade: how to finance the digital infrastructure boom

Moderator: Adam Smallman, Director of Membership Programs, PEI Media Group

Adam Smallman, PEI

Adam Smallman

Director – Membership Programs, PEI Media Group

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Karen Azoulay

Head of Infrastructure Debt, BNP Paribas Asset Management

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Annette Bannister, MetLife

Annette Bannister

Head of European Infrastructure, MetLife Investment Management

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Bertrand Loubières

Head of Infrastructure Finance, AXA IM Alts

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Jean Francis Dusch

CEO, Edmond de Rothschild UK, CIO Infrastructure Debt, Edmond de Rothschild AM UK

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14:20 - 15:00

Transportation infrastructure- the good, the bad and the ugly

Dylan Foo, Andreas Köettering, Ed Pallesen
  • Investors explain how to return transport assets to good health
  • How airports can get their mojo back
  • What are the capital markets and other financing sources’ outlook on transportation businesses?
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Dylan Foo

Co-Head, Global Infrastructure, Apollo

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Andreas Köettering

Partner, CBRE Caledon

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Ed Pallesen

Managing Director & Co-head of infrastructure, H.I.G Capital

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15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break

Global Investor Forum
15:30 - 16:10

Midmarket infrastructure- finding value in a packed segment

Dominik von Scheven
  • Assessing how new vehicles and spinoffs are moving into the space
  • Growing pains: Dealing with size, discipline and maturity issues
  • Is the midmarket large enough for funds to deploy at the scale they claim?
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Dominik von Scheven

Senior Investment Manager, Private Equity Investments - HSBC Asset Management

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16:10 - 16:50

Unpicking a GP-led infrastructure secondary

Jasmine Hunet Lamourille, Immanuel Rubin, Richard Sem
  • Choosing the right route: Motivation, pricing and transparency
  • Success factors: explaining the deal rationale, early engagement with investors and advisors
  • Valuations: why getting a second opinion on price can make the difference
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Jasmine Hunet Lamourille

Managing Director, Evercore

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Immanuel Rubin

Head of European Secondaries / Partner, Campbell Lutyens

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Richard Sem

Partner, Infrastructure & Real Assets, Pantheon Ventures

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16:50 - 17:30

Hybrid assets – the future of infrastructure or evidence of style drift?

Chris Beall
  • Where do fuels, EV fleets and charging, energy efficiency and carbon capture fit?
  • Are more open-ended products the way forward?
  • How investors view the products and sectors of tomorrow
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Chris Beall

Founder and Managing Partner, NOVA Infrastructure

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17:30 - 17:40

Chair’s summary and close of Global Investor Forum

Ali Miraj

1-2-1 video meetings remain available on the virtual platform until 19.00 NY (01.00 Thurs) BER

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Ali Miraj

Director, Infrastructure Finance | ING

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Bruno Alves

Senior Editor, Infrastructure Investor

Bruno Alves is the Editor of Infrastructure Investor. Bruno has been a journalist for over 10 years and first joined Infrastructure Investor in December 2009, where he quickly rose to become Associate Editor and a leading writer covering the infrastr… Read full bio
John Anderson Manulife

John Anderson

Global Head Corporate Finance and Infrastructure, Manulife

John Anderson is a 30-year infrastructure investor, responsible for Manulife’s US$ 40 billion infrastructure investment program across equity and debt strategies, and President of the Firm’s Infrastructure Equity Funds. In John’s broader role, as Glo… Read full bio

Karen Azoulay

Head of Infrastructure Debt, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Karen joined BNP Paribas Asset Management in May 2017 from SCOR Investment Partners where she had been Head of Infrastructure since 2012 and implemented and developed SCOR’s infrastructure debt strategy. She previously worked for Dexia, joining in 20… Read full bio
Annette Bannister, MetLife

Annette Bannister

Head of European Infrastructure, MetLife Investment Management

Annette Bannister is a Director and Head of European Infrastructure for MetLife Investments and is responsible for the origination and execution of new transactions, as well as the ongoing management of existing investments. Annette joined MetLife in… Read full bio

Chris Beall

Founder and Managing Partner, NOVA Infrastructure

Chris Beall is the Managing Partner and a Founder of NOVA Infrastructure and has over 20 years of experience in private equity, investment banking, and infrastructure operations and engineering. At NOVA, Chris leads the execution of infrastructure in… Read full bio

Helen Beatty

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Helen is a finance and projects lawyer specialising in transactions in the infrastructure, power and mining sectors. Based in London, Helen has extensive experience advising both sponsors and financiers on major energy, infrastructure and mining proj… Read full bio

Frederic Blanc-Brude

Director, EDHECinfra and CEO, Scientific Infra

Frederic Blanc-Brude is the Director of EDHECinfra, an index, analytics and research provider specialised in the provision of unlisted infrastructure equity and debt market indices and custom benchmarks. Before joining EDHEC in 2011, he spent 10 year… Read full bio

Lennart Blecher

Deputy Managing Partner at EQT Partners, Member of the Executive Committee, Head of EQT Real Assets & Chairperson of EQT - Exeter; EQT

Lennart Blecher joined EQT Partners in April 2007 and is currently Head of Real Assets, Deputy Managing Partner and Chairperson of EQT/Exeter. Lennart holds a Master of Law degree from the University of Lund, Sweden and has studied at the University… Read full bio

Sarah Borg-Olivier

Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Instar Asset Management

Sarah Borg-Olivier is Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President for Instar where she is responsible for overseeing fund administration activities and non-investment operations, including investor relations, business development, environmental… Read full bio

François Bornens

Partner – Investor Relations, Arjun Infrastructure

François Bornens has been a Partner at Arjun Infrastructure Partner since its creation in 2015. He has responsibility for Investor relations and business development. Arjun is an independent infrastructure asset management company managing €3.8 billi… Read full bio
Neil Brown, Actis

Neil Brown

Partner-Head of Investor Development Group, Actis

Neil joined Actis in 2013 as head of the Investor Development Group based in London, he is responsible for Actis’ global fundraising and investor relations activities. He is a member of Actis’ Executive Committee and Exit Committee, and sits as an ob… Read full bio

Clare Burgess

Partner, Clifford Chance

Clare Burgess is a Partner with a particular focus on the infrastructure and renewables sectors. Clare has advised on a wide range of infrastructure transactions including project bonds, private placements, corporate bonds and multi-source financings… Read full bio

Bruno Candès

Partner, InfraVia Capital Partners

Bruno Candès is a Partner with InfraVia Capital Partners. Bruno has more than 20 years of experience in global infrastructure markets in particular as a principal investor across Europe and North America. Before joining InfraVia, Bruno worked for sev… Read full bio

Gwenola Chambon

CEO – Founding Partner, Vauban Infrastructure Partners

Gwenola Chambon, is CEO and Founding Partner of Vauban Infrastructure Partners. She has built and developed this equity infrastructure activity through the past 10 years. She developed the team, lead the various vintages of fundraising, designing the… Read full bio

Laurent Chatelin

Founder & Managing Partner, Eurazeo Infrastructure Partners

Laurent is the Founder and Managing Partner of Eurazeo Infrastructure Partners, the investment manager dedicated to impact infrastructure investment with the Eurazeo Group. Eurazeo Infrastructure Partners investment strategy is focused on Energy and… Read full bio

Andrew Claerhout

Partner & Co-Head of Infrastructure, Searchlight Capital Partners

Andrew Claerhout is a Partner and Co-Head of Infrastructure Investing at Searchlight Capital Partners. Prior to joining Searchlight in 2019, Mr. Claerhout led Infrastructure and Natural Resources investing at the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (“OTPP… Read full bio

Barney Coles

Managing Director, Clean Energy Infrastructure - Capital Dynamics

Barney is a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Clean Energy Infrastructure team and a member of our Responsible Investment Committee. He has over a decade of renewable energy financing experience across Europe. Prior to joining the team, Barney spe… Read full bio

Renaud de Matharel

CEO & Managing Partner, Cube Infrastructure Managers

Renaud de Matharel is Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of Cube Infrastructure Managers (“Cube IM”), and has 31 years of infrastructure project management and investment experience. Since establishing Cube IM in 2005, the manageme… Read full bio

Jean Francis Dusch

CEO, Edmond de Rothschild UK, CIO Infrastructure Debt, Edmond de Rothschild AM UK

Jean-Francis brings 28 years of international project and structured finance experience to the team. He joined Edmond de Rothschild Group in 2004, as co-head of the Project Finance department before taking charge of the group’s structuring advisory s… Read full bio

Andrea Echberg

Partner and Head of Global Infrastructure and Real Assets, Pantheon

Andrea is a Partner and Head of Pantheon’s Global Infrastructure and Real Assets Team. She is responsible for global infrastructure and real assets investments covering primary, secondary and co-investments. She is a member of the International Inves… Read full bio
Ingrid Edmund, Columbia Threadneedle Investment

Ingrid Edmund

Senior Portfolio Manager, Infrastructure Investments, Columbia Threadneedle Investment

Ingrid Edmund is a senior portfolio manager within the Infrastructure Investments team with responsibility for managing global infrastructure portfolios, including our European Sustainable Infrastructure strategy. She has 15 years’ experience in infr… Read full bio

Mohamed El Gazzar

Partner, I Squared Capital

Mohamed El Gazzar is a Partner of I Squared Capital, responsible for infrastructure strategy in Europe. Since joining I Squared Capital in 2013, Mohamed has led the acquisition and development of portfolio companies encompassing thermal, renewables a… Read full bio

Alena Fargere

Principal, SWEN CP

Passionate about climate change mitigation, Alena is renewable gas investor and hydrogen energy expert. Since 2012 she accelerates the Energy Transition by developing economic, policy and financial tools with the global objective to abate 6 Gt of CO2… Read full bio

Mark Florian

Managing Director and Head, Global Energy & Power Infrastructure Funds, BlackRock

Mark Florian leads the Global Energy & Power Infrastructure team at BlackRock, which currently manages about $9 billion, investing in the power, midstream, utility and other energy sectors across three long term funds. The team has created over 3… Read full bio

Dylan Foo

Co-Head, Global Infrastructure, Apollo

Mr. Foo is a Senior Partner at Apollo and co-lead of the firms global infrastructure platform, which has historically deployed over $20bn in infrastructure. Mr. Foo is responsible for setting the investment strategy and overseeing all investment-rela… Read full bio

Ted Frith

Chief Operating Officer, GLIL Infrastructure LLP

Ted Frith Ted joined GLIL in November 2018 and is the Chief Operating Officer. He is a member of the Executive Committee. Ted is responsible for all non-investment matters at GLIL. Ted’s career spans 30 years in investment banking and asset managemen… Read full bio

Irina Frolova

Head Asset Management, PGGM

Irina Frolova brings over 20 years of international experience in portfolio management, corporate finance and investments and currently oversees asset management of the EUR10bn open-ended infrastructure fund at PGGM, the Dutch pension fund investment… Read full bio

Roderick Gadsby

Managing Director, Northleaf Capital Partners

Roderick Gadsby is a Managing Director, responsible for leading Northleaf’s infrastructure investment activities in the UK and Europe, with a focus on transaction origination, due diligence, execution and asset management, and is head of Northleaf's… Read full bio

Dominic Helmsley

Head of Infrastructure Equity, Aberdeen Standard

Dominic heads up the Economic Infrastructure team at Aberdeen Standard Investments. He has over 20 years’ experience in the infrastructure sector combining extensive mergers and acquisitions experience with asset management expertise. Dominic spent 1… Read full bio

Emil Henry

CEO & Managing Partner, Tiger Infrastructure

Emil W. Henry, Jr. is CEO and Managing Partner of Tiger Infrastructure Partners, a private equity firm focused on growth equity investments in infrastructure businesses. He previously was Global Head of Lehman Brothers private equity business focused… Read full bio

Michael Hoverman

Managing Director - Head of Global Partners Group, CIM Group

Michael Hoverman is a Managing Director and Head of the Global Partners Group, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Michael oversees the Global Partners group at CIM, which is responsible for building strong relationships with CIM’s institutional par… Read full bio

Jasmine Hunet Lamourille

Managing Director, Evercore

Jasmine Hunet Lamourille is a Managing Director in Evercore’s European Private Capital Advisory team. Jasmine has over 12 years of secondary market advisory experience. Prior to joining Evercore in 2013, Jasmine was a member of the Secondary Advisory… Read full bio

Allison Kingsley

Founder & Partner, NOVA Infrastructure

Allison Kingsley is Partner and Founder of NOVA Infrastructure and has over 20 years of experience working in infrastructure, project finance, investment banking, and risk. NOVA Infrastructure is a value-added, middle market infrastructure fund targe… Read full bio
Jaroslava Korpanec, Allianz

Jaroslava Korpanec

Head of Infrastructure, Allianz Capital Partners

Jaroslava Korpanec joined Allianz Capital Partners (ACP) in 2008 and has worked on a number of debt and equity investments in the infrastructure sector since joining. Jaroslava was, among other transactions, responsible for the below acquisitions: -… Read full bio

Andreas Köettering

Partner, CBRE Caledon

Andreas joined CBRE Caledon in 2018 as head of their European infrastructure investment practice and member of the CBRE Caledon Investment Committee. He is based in London, UK, and responsible for sourcing investments in Europe, negotiating partnersh… Read full bio

Raphael Lance

Head of Mirova Energy transition funds, Natixis Investment Managers

Raphaël joined Mirova (100% affiliate of Natixis IM) in 2009 as Managing Director of the renewable energy funds (Fideme , Eurofideme 2, Eurofideme 3, Eurofideme 4) with around 1.3 Bios€ assets under management, representing 200 projects across Europe… Read full bio

Sola Lawson

Co-Managing Director, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)

Olusola was appointed Co-Managing Director in August 2020 and has more than 16 years of corporate finance and infrastructure equity investing experience across European and African markets. Over the last decade, after founding the Nigerian office for… Read full bio

Andrew Liau

Managing Director & co-head of infrastructure, HIG Capital

Andrew is a Managing Director on the infrastructure team based in H.I.G.’s London office and co-heads the firm’s infrastructure activities. He has over 20 years of experience in private equity and investment banking. Prior to joining H.I.G., Andrew w… Read full bio
Nicholas Lockley, PEI

Nicholas Lockley

Director Events - EMEA, PEI

Nicholas joined PEI in 2006 to edit PrivateEquityInternational.com. In September 2008 he moved over to run the EMEA conference business. Nicholas has an MA Hons in German from the University of Edinburgh and after a brief stint in advertising, joined… Read full bio

Bertrand Loubières

Head of Infrastructure Finance, AXA IM Alts

Bertrand is Head of Infrastructure Finance at AXA IM Alts. His responsibilities include managing a team of seven infrastructure specialists in underwriting infrastructure loans and bonds. Before joining AXA IM Alts’ Real Assets business line in 2015,… Read full bio

Charlotte Madden

Partner, Clifford Chance

Charlotte is a Partner in the Clifford Chance infrastructure team. She has been with the firm for over 10 years and specialises in advising infrastructure funds and private equity houses on domestic and cross-border M and A. Charlotte has represented… Read full bio

Steven Marshall

Chairman - Telecommunications, Cordiant Capital

Steven Marshall is Chairman of Cordiant’s Digital Infrastructure practice. He is Co-Head of both Cordiant Digital Infrastructure Limited (CORD:LSE) and Cordiant Digital GP/LP fund (in fundraising). Formerly President of American Tower’s core business… Read full bio

Graham Matthews

Chief Executive Officer, Whitehelm Capital

Graham is a founding shareholder and Chief Executive of Whitehelm Capital. Graham joined the team in 1998 and started the firm’s infrastructure business at the time when private ownership of public infrastructure originated globally. Since then Graha… Read full bio

Irene Mavroyannis

Managing Partner | Private Capital Advisory | Infrastructure, Sera Global

Irene is the Global Head of Sera Global’s Private Capital Advisory practice for Infrastructure, Renewables and Sustainable Investing and is responsible for advising leading general partners, operating companies and managers of real assets on fund str… Read full bio

Rosheen McGuckian

Chief Executive Officer, NTR

NTR acquires, constructs and manages sustainable infrastructure assets on behalf its investors. NTR has invested in, built and managed just under 3GW of wind, solar and energy storage projects in Europe and the USA. Rosheen was appointed CEO of NTR i… Read full bio

Ali Miraj

Director, Infrastructure Finance | ING

Ali Miraj is an infrastructure financier, political columnist and DJ. Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant, he currently works in Infrastructure Finance at ING, originating and structuring transactions in Europe as well as managing relationship… Read full bio

Adebayo Ogunlesi

Chairman and Managing Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners

Bayo Ogunlesi is Chairman and Managing Partner and a Founding Partner of GIP, a leading private equity firm that invests in infrastructure assets. He chairs both the Investment and Operating Committees and is a member of the Valuation Committee. He i… Read full bio

Ed Pallesen

Managing Director & Co-head of infrastructure, H.I.G Capital

Ed is a Managing Director based in H.I.G.’s New York office and co-leads the firm’s Infrastructure activities. Prior to joining H.I.G., Ed was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs & Co. Ed worked at Goldman Sachs for 19 years in a variety of capa… Read full bio

Lorenzo Parola

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Lorenzo Parola is a Partner of Herbert Smith Freehills and Head of the Italian Energy and Infrastructure Practice. Mr Parola is admitted to both the Italian Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione) and as a Solicitor of England and Wales. He is one of the… Read full bio

Chantale Pelletier

Global Head of Infrastructure, Schroders Capital

Chantale Pelletier is Global Head of Infrastructure at Schroders Capital, where she focuses on enlarging the scale of Schroders’ infrastructure platform globally across a range of sectors, such as renewables, energy, transport, digital infrastructure… Read full bio

André Pfleger

Senior Investment Manager, SV SparkassenVersicherung

André Pfleger has been working at SV SparkassenVersicherung in Stuttgart since 2012 and, as Senior Investment Manager, is responsible for the Alternative Investments at SV with a focus on the asset classes Infrastructure and Timber and a portfolio vo… Read full bio

Paul Polman

Co-Founder and Co-Chair, IMAGINE

Paul Polman is Co-founder and Co-chair of IMAGINE and his book, “Net Positive: how courageous companies thrive by giving more than they take”, is due out in October 2021. A leading proponent that business should be a force for good, Paul has been des… Read full bio

Ross Posner

Managing Partner, Ridgewood Infrastructure

Ross Posner is Managing Partner of Ridgewood Infrastructure, which is a market leader investing in essential infrastructure in the U.S. lower middle market. Mr. Posner brings more than two decades of successful private equity investing experience and… Read full bio

Immanuel Rubin

Head of European Secondaries / Partner, Campbell Lutyens

Immanuel has 18 years of private equity, infrastructure and corporate finance experience, of which 17 years was spent at Campbell Lutyens. He is Head of the European and Asia secondary team as well as a member of the firm’s management committee. Imma… Read full bio

Michael Ryan

CEO, PartnerDalmore Capital

Michael co-founded Dalmore Capital Limited in 2009 and is CEO. Michael is a Dalmore shareholder and board member as well as being on the Investment Committee and the Executive Committee. Michael’s day-to-day responsibilities as CEO are to lead the bu… Read full bio

Oliver Schubert

Senior Partner, Vantage Infrastructure

Oliver joined the business in 2012 and has over two decades of relevant experience. Based in London, Oliver leads Equity transaction origination and execution. He is a member of the Equity Investment Committee and the firm’s global Executive Committe… Read full bio

Angelika Schöechlin

Senior Partner, Antin Infrastructure Partners

Angelika joined Antin in 2010 and is a member of the Investment Committee. Angelika is a board member of Fund II portfolio companies Amedes and GSR, Fund III portfolio company Almaviva and Fund IV portfolio companies Babilou and Hippocrates. She prev… Read full bio

Harry Seekings

Co-Head of Infrastructure, InfraRed

Harry is Head of Infrastructure. Harry returned to London in July 2015, almost seven years after relocating to New York to head the team responsible for originating new infrastructure investments in North America. While in New York, Harry led InfraRe… Read full bio

Richard Sem

Partner, Infrastructure & Real Assets, Pantheon Ventures

Richard is a Partner and Head of Europe in Pantheon’s Global Infrastructure and Real Assets Investment Team where he leads its European investment activity and team. He is a member of the Global Infrastructure and Real Assets Committee. Richard has 2… Read full bio
Colin Simpson, LPPI

Colin Simpson

Head of Asset Management, LPPI

Colin is Head of Asset Management at Local Pensions Partnership and is part of the team responsible for origination, execution and management of LPP’s infrastructure investments. His role includes GLIL, a £1.8bn collaboration between institutions in… Read full bio

Lawrence Slade

Chief Executive Officer, Global Infrastructure Investor Association

Lawrence Slade became Chief Executive Officer of the Global Infrastructure Investor Association (GIIA) in January 2020. GIIA represents investors with over US$1tn AUM. Prior to his role with GIIA Lawrence Slade worked with Energy UK since 2011, becom… Read full bio

Garret Tynan

Senior Director and European Head of Infrastructure and Project Finance, Dublin - KBRA Europe

Garret Tynan is the Senior Director and European Head of Infrastructure and Project Finance at Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe Limited (KBRA). Garret previously spent five years with KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH in London, where he was responsible for originat… Read full bio

Marco van Daele

Co-CEO & CIO, SUSI Partners

Marco van Daele is Co-CEO of SUSI Partners and oversees the company’s global investment activities in his role as Chief Investment Officer. Before joining SUSI in 2017, Marco worked for asset manager Brookfield, where he was responsible for the Europ… Read full bio

Konstantin von Falkenhausen

Partner, B Capital Partners AG

Konstantin is a Managing Partner at B Capital Partners, an infrastructure investment house based in Zurich. He has been with B Capital since 2010. Konstantin has 20 years of direct investment experience, both in private equity and for the last 10 yea… Read full bio

Daniel von Preyss

Head of Private Equity/Infrastructure, Executive Director - Impax Asset Management

Daniel joined Impax in 2009 and heads Impax’s Private Equity/Infrastructure business. Daniel is a member of the investment committees for each of the New Energy Funds. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of Impax Asset Management Group and… Read full bio

Dominik von Scheven

Senior Investment Manager, Private Equity Investments - HSBC Asset Management

Dominik von Scheven is a Senior Equity Investment Manager in the Private Markets team within HSBC Alternatives, a part of HSBC Asset Management and is based in London. Dominik is responsible for all equity infrastructure investments with a focus on c… Read full bio

Gijs Voskuyl

Partner, DIF Capital Partners

Gijs is a partner and member of the executive committee at DIF Capital Partners. Since 2018, he is globally responsible with respect to DIF’s investment efforts of DIF’s core infrastructure fund series, focusing on all key items of the investment cyc… Read full bio

Sadek Wahba

Chairman and Managing Partner, I Squared Capital

Sadek Wahba is the Chairman and Managing Partner of I Squared Capital. Prior to founding I Squared Capital, Sadek was the CEO of Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners and was an economist for several years at the World Bank. He is a Senior Fellow of… Read full bio
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Eugene Zhuchenko

Managing Director, ETORE Advisory

Eugene Zhuchenko has more than 20 years of infrastructure experience. Prior to founding ETORE Advisory, he was the CEO of Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association, managed an infrastructure portfolio at APG Asset Management, led M&A project… Read full bio

Tom Zimmerman

Research Manager, Fund Managers (GPs), PEI Media

Tom Zimmermann is a Research Manager at PEI Media, focusing on the GP-LP relationship via private markets fundraising. Based in London, he is responsible for leading a team of research associates dedicated to maintaining the firm’s databases of insti… Read full bio