Putting capital to work in North American infrastructure

Join 200+ investors, fund managers and policy makers to debate the trends shaping infrastructure investment in North America.

Now in its 14th year the Forum is where infrastructure market leaders gather to discuss how to drive returns in a market which is flooded in interest yet is difficult to navigate.

The New York Forum continues to be the premier forum for industry leaders redefining infrastructure investment to gather and exchange the latest industry intelligence.


Infrastructure Investor New York - advance your fundraising

Advance your fundraising

Expand your fundraising horizons by meeting the most active institutional investors looking for North American opportunities.

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum - uncover high-yield opportunities

Uncover high-yield opportunities

Share perspectives on North American investment strategies and identify high-yield assets across the region with leading investment practitioners.

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum - build your network

Save time building your network

Create and nurture sustainable relationships with infrastructure’s elite by using our sophisticated networking platform.

Connect with global institutional investors

Past attending investors include:
Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec
Calgary Foundation
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Carnegie Corporation Of New York
City of Fresno Retirement Systems
Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
HRM Pension Plan
Indiana Public Retirement System
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
New Mexico State Investment Council
Normandin Beaudry
North Carolina State Treasury
Oregon State Treasury (Investment Division)
Peninsula House
Retail Employees Superannuation Pty
Swiss Reinsurance Co
Texas Employees Retirement System
The Audra Group - Woodbridge Company
The Bank of Yokohama
The Joint Industry Board of the Electrical Industry
The Principia Corp
Toronto Transit Commission Pension Fund Society
TTC Pension Fund Society
UNIQA Capital Markets
University of Notre Dame
Utah Retirement Systems
Washington State Investment Board
Wealth Management Partners NV
Woodbridge Company

The Forum at a glance:

Industry intelligence

Join leading infrastructure experts as they discuss the current state of North American infrastructure, renewables, ESG, infrastructure debt and so much more.

Focused networking

Connect and knowledge share with leading investors and managers with similar interests.

Keynote interviews

Gain a fresh perspective and be inspired by industry leading keynote speakers discussing the future of the asset class.

Women in Infrastructure Forum

Women in Infrastructure Forum

The 5th annual Women in Infrastructure New York Forum will take place in the afternoon on 17 November, day two of the New York Forum. The Forum will feature high profile keynote speakers and panel discussions with pioneering women in infrastructure. Join us for half a day of engaging and informative sessions covering industry trends and deal flows from female industry leaders.

What our attendees say about the Forum

Peter Swan

Apollo Global Management

Great content, solid group of institutional investors and large GPs. Enjoyed the conference and allowed for sufficient time to meet with investors.

Chad Greenbergn

361 Capital

Quality conference with a well thought out agenda.

Lars Pace

Hamilton Lane

Excellent opportunity to hear multiple perspectives from industry specialists and federal and state regulators.

Now part of the Global Passport

By securing your place at the Infrastructure Investor New York Forum, you will instantly become part of our global community of infrastructure leaders shaping the asset class.

Members have year-round access to a directory of investors, frequent meetings with industry leaders, and a place at all Infrastructure Investor conferences throughout the year, including:

Please note, annual agenda is subject to change.

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Pre-Event Resources


Interested in speaking at the Forum in 2021?

Please contact William Russell at william.r@peimedia.com for more information.

2020 Speakers

James A. Abate

Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer, Centre Asset Management

James A. Abate, MBA, CPA, CFA, is the Chief Investment Officer of Centre Asset Management, LLC, and the portfolio manager of the firm’s American Select Equity and Global Listed Infrastructure Strategies. He also serves as the firm’s Managing Director… Read full bio
Caroline Abramo

Caroline Abramo

CIO and Founder, Pana LCE

Caroline Abramo is CIO and Founder of the Pana LCE (low carbon economy) investment platform which offers advisory, private funds, and separately managed accounts to families and institutional clients in the clean power/ fuels, agriculture, waste, and… Read full bio

Michael Albrecht

Managing Partner, Ridgewood Infrastructure

Michael Albrecht is Managing Partner of Ridgewood Infrastructure, bringing significant investment experience in infrastructure and real assets. Prior to Ridgewood, Michael served as Acting Global Head of Infrastructure & Real Assets for Allstate… Read full bio

Ray Albright

Senior Managing Director, Keel Harbour

Ray has over 2 decades of experience in fundraising, principal investment and capital raising across private equity, private credit, and real assets. He has also worked extensively in structured finance, renewable energy/energy storage/ESG, transport… Read full bio

Kyle Alexander

Managing Director, Real Assets Product,

Kyle is a Managing Director within AIS, with responsibility for real assets product management. He is also responsible for Real Assets Product in North America, primarily Infrastructure. Prior to joining State Street, Kyle was the Senior Fund Control… Read full bio
Jeffrey Altman, Finadvice

Jeffrey Altman

Senior Advisor, FinAdvice AG

Jeffrey is Managing Partner at e2T Capital Partners, a private equity fund being launched that targets leading and innovative European technology as well as services companies involved in the global transition to sustainable energy. In addition, Jeff… Read full bio

Bruno Alves

Senior Editor, Infrastructure Investor

Bruno Alves is Senior Editor of Infrastructure Investor. Bruno has been a journalist since 2004 and joined Infrastructure Investor in 2009, where he quickly rose to become Associate Editor and a leading writer covering the infrastructure asset class.… Read full bio

Anne Valentine Andrews

Deputy Head of Real Assets, BlackRock Alternative Investors

Anne Valentine Andrews, Managing Director, is Deputy Head of Real Assets within BlackRock Alternative Investors. BlackRock Real Assets comprises the Infrastructure and Real Estate platforms, which have 400+ professionals across 27 cities globally, an… Read full bio

Carolyn Arida

Director & Head of Utilities, Harrison Street Social Infrastructure Fund

Ms. Arida joined the firm in 2018. As Vice President of Infrastructure Acquisitions, she is responsible for originating, underwriting and executing new transactions for the Social Infrastructure Fund. She also supports development of the fund’s inves… Read full bio
Julia R. Balas

Julia R. Balas

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Julia is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Morrison & Foerster, representing developers of renewable energy projects, and assisting them with all aspects of their project development needs, including negotiation of construction and balance o… Read full bio
jeetu balchandani

Jeetu Balchandani

Managing Director, Global Head of Infrastructure Debt, BlackRock

Jeetu Balchandani, Managing Director, is Global Head of Infrastructure Debt at BlackRock. Mr. Balchandani is responsible for leading the infrastructure debt platform, fostering key bank and sponsor relationships and origination, structuring and execu… Read full bio

Michael Bane

Head of US Investor Relations, Ardian

Michael Bane joined Ardian in 2011. He established the US Investor Relations team that he currently heads and now comprises of eight professionals between New York, San Francisco, and Santiago. He has been instrumental for developing and maintaining… Read full bio

Brian Barlow

Co-CEO, Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners

Brian Barlow is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Sidewalk Infrastructure Infrastructure (SIP). Backed by Alphabet, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, and Sidewalk Labs, SIP applies innovative technology to urban infrastructure systems. Brian brings over thr… Read full bio
Zak Bentley

Zak Bentley

Senior Reporter, Infrastructure Investor

Zak Bentley is a senior reporter at Infrastructure Investor based in London. Zak joined Infrastructure Investor in 2016 from Centaur where he was a reporter at their Clean Energy Pipeline title. He has a detailed knowledge and experience of the finan… Read full bio

Mark Bhupathi

Managing Director, Strategic Partners

Mark A. Bhupathi is a Managing Director, having joined Strategic Partners in 2004. Mr. Bhupathi oversees Strategic Partners’ infrastructure, energy and other real assets investing activities. Mr. Bhupathi sits on the Infrastructure Investment Committ… Read full bio

Mélanie Biessy

Senior Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Antin Infrastructure Partners

Mélanie has been with Antin since the inception of the Firm She oversees all matters related to the Firm’s legal, tax, finance, fund administration, compliance and human resources affairs. She guided the structuring and establishment of Antin and its… Read full bio

Todd Bright

Partner, Head of Private Infrastructure Americas, Partners Group

Todd Bright is Head of Partners Group’s Houston office and Head of Private Infrastructure in the Americas, as well as sitting on the Private Infrastructure Investment Committee and the Global Investment Committee. He is also a member of the Board of… Read full bio

Marion Calcine

Chief Investment Officer – Infrastructure, Ardian

Marion Calcine is Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer for the Infrastrcture team at Ardian. In addition to investing activities, Marion heads the Infrastructure Analysis Team, which is responsible for delivering best practices and value en… Read full bio

Pablo Caló

Partner, Fairview Capital Group

Pablo has spent the last 23 years dedicated to private equity in developed and emerging markets. Prior to joining Fairview he was the Head of International Secondaries for Park Hill where he led multiple GP-led transactions, secondary portfolio sales… Read full bio

Charles Cherington

Managing Partner, Ara Partners

Charles Cherington co-founded Ara in 2017, co-heads the firm alongside Troy Thacker, and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. He has more than 25 years of private equity experience in the industrial, energy and chemical industries in which… Read full bio

Keith Derman

Partner & Co-Head, Ares Infrastructure and Power, Ares Management Corporation

Mr. Derman is a Partner and Co-Head of Ares Infrastructure and Power and a member of both the Management Committee of Ares Management and the Ares Infrastructure and Power Investment Committee. As the Co-Head of Infrastructure and Power at Ares, he o… Read full bio
mike discenza

Mike Discenza

Chief Financial Officer, Transurban North America

As Chief Financial Officer for Transurban North America, Mike has responsibility for the accounting, financial planning and analysis (FP&A), corporate finance and treasury functions of Transurban's North American operations. He also plays key rol… Read full bio

Dr. Michael K. Dorsey

CEO and Co-Founder, Around the Corner Capital (USA), Managing Director, IberSun (Spain) & LP Pahal Solar

Dr. Michael K. Dorsey is a recognized expert on global energy, environment, finance and sustainability matters. In 1997, in Glasgow, Scotland, Dorsey was bestowed Rotary International’s highest honor, The Paul Harris Medal for Distinguished Service t… Read full bio
Morteza farajian

Morteza Farajian

Executive Director, Build America, U.S. Department of Transportation

Prior to his Bureau appointment, Morteza Farajian, Ph.D., served as acting Deputy Secretary of Transportation and was Director of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) at the Virginia Department of Transportation. There, he headed procurement, financing,… Read full bio

Daniel Feitelberg

Principal, Advisory, KPMG

Daniel Feitelberg is a principal within KPMG’s strategy and deal advisory services team. He serves as a partner within KPMG’s state and local government advisory team, with a focus on California public sector agencies. In addition, he serves as the s… Read full bio
Sarah Fitts

Sarah Fitts

Partner, Schiff Hardin LLP; Steering Committee Member, Women’s Infrastructure Network

Sarah advises clients on private mergers and acquisitions, development projects, joint ventures, financings, sustainable investing, and restructurings, with a focus on the energy and infrastructure industries. She represents U.S. and global clients,… Read full bio
dylan foo

Dylan Foo

Senior Partner, Co-Head of Infrastructure, Apollo

Mr. Foo is a Senior Partner at Apollo, focused on leading the Firm’s global infrastructure investing activities. Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Foo spent over thirteen years at AMP Capital, where he served as Partner and Head of the Americas & Glob… 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

Kevin Genieser

Senior Partner, Antin Infrastructure Partners

Kevin joined Antin in 2017 and is a member of the Investment Committee. Kevin is a board member of Fund III portfolio company FirstLight Fiber and is leading the investment into Veolia's US district heating and cooling assets. He was previously with… Read full bio
Leslie WOlff GOlden

Leslie Wolff Golden

Managing Director, Digital Colony

Leslie Wolff Golden is a Managing Director at Digital Colony. Prior to joining Digital Colony, Ms. Golden was a Managing Director in the Investor Solutions Group of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) where she was primarily responsible f… Read full bio

Ryan Gow, M.Fin., CFA

Director, Fiera Infrastructure

Ryan participates in all aspects of the team’s investment activities, including origination, contract negotiation, transaction structuring, financial modelling, and due diligence. Prior to joining Fiera Infrastructure, Ryan was most recently Vice Pre… Read full bio
Pooja Goyal

Pooja Goyal

Partner and Head of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, The Carlyle Group

Ms. Goyal has invested in the renewables and sustainable resources sector on a dedicated basis since 2005. She joins from Goldman Sachs where she most recently served as Head of the Alternative Energy Investing Group. Previously, Ms. Goyal served as… Read full bio
Peter Gray OMERS

Peter Gray

Dirctor, OMERS

Since joining OMERS Infrastructure in January 2014, Peter has been involved in the origination and execution of transactions across the infrastructure sector in the Americas. In his current role, Peter is responsible for leading OMERS Infrastructure’… Read full bio
Vivien de Gunzburg Ceres

Vivien de Gunzburg

President, Ceres Infrastructure Asset Management

In 2019 Mr. de Gunzburg founded and is the Managing Partner of Ceres Infrastructure Asset Management in the U.S. Mr de Gunzburg also established Findercod in 2003. Findercod was the third financial advisory services company that Mr. de Gunzburg parti… Read full bio

Carolyn Hansard

Senior Director and Portfolio Head, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure, Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Carolyn Hansard is currently a Senior Director and Portfolio Head for the Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure portfolio at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. She has primary responsibility for the $19 billion portfolio of fund and princ… Read full bio

Scott Jacobs

CEO & Co-Founder, Generate Capital

Scott Jacobs is the CEO and Co-Founder of Generate, a leading sustainable infrastructure platform delivering affordable, reliable resource solutions to companies, communities, and cities. Prior to Generate, in 2007, Scott joined McKinsey & Compan… Read full bio

Sasha Jensen

CEO, Jensen Partners

Sasha Jensen, Founder and CEO, launched Jensen Partners in 2012 with the focus on solely identifying the preeminent human capital talent for raising capital within the alternative investment industry. In fact, Ms. Jensen was described as “the most su… Read full bio

Kanan Joshi

Executive Director, Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners

Kanan Joshi is an Executive Director at Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners, a diversified infrastructure fund. Her role is to originate and underwrite infrastructure private equity investments, with a focus on telecom and internet infrastructure. She… Read full bio
Martin Klepper

Martin Klepper

Chairman, Fengate Capital Management

Martin Klepper is Chair of Infrastructure US at Fengate Asset Management. He is a strategic lead at the firm for driving an expanded portfolio of P3, contracted power and contracted utilities projects in the US market. Prior to joining Fengate, Marty… Read full bio

Charles-Henry Lecointe

Global Co-Head and Head of Infrastructure Debt, North America, Legal & General Investment Management America

Charles-Henry has relocated from London to the US to lead LGIM’s infrastructure debt efforts in North America while co-leading the LGIM infrastructure debt team globally. Charles-Henry joined LGIM in 2014 and is responsible for origination and invest… Read full bio

Chris Leslie

Global Head of Sustainability, Senior Managing Director, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)

Chris is a Senior Managing Director and MIRA’s Global Head of Sustainability. In this role he oversees the sustainability strategy and responsible investment for MIRA, including sustainable investment performance and reporting. Chris also serves on t… Read full bio

Scott Litman

Managing Director, Infrastructure Investments, GCM Grosvenor

Mr. Litman focuses on diversified infrastructure investments and is located in our New York office. Prior to joining GCM Grosvenor, Mr. Litman served as a Partner at Highstar Capital and a Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager of Infrastructure… Read full bio
Susan Mac Cormac Morrison

Susan Mac Cormac

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

As a Corporate Partner at MoFo, Suz Mac Cormac has dedicated her career to crafting creative capital market solutions to address climate change and other pressing social and environmental issues. She focuses on innovative corporate forms and governan… Read full bio
Paul Manias

Paul Manias

Managing Partner, Climate Innovation Capital

Paul is a managing partner with Climate Innovation Capital (CIC), a growth equity fund investing in technology and service businesses focused on climate change. Prior to co-founding CIC, Paul was a managing director at OMERS, a $100 billion Canadian… Read full bio

Emmett McCann

Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager, Oaktree Capital Management

Mr. McCann is a managing director and co-portfolio manager of Oaktree’s Infrastructure Investing strategy, specializing in the transportation sector. He joined Oaktree in 2014 from Highstar Capital with over 19 years of experience in infrastructure,… Read full bio

Mark A. McComiskey

Partner, AVAIO

Mark has worked in the private equity and infrastructure investing sector for 20 years. As a partner at AVAIO, he brings experience in the investment, development and construction, operation, acquisition and financing of private equity and infrastruc… Read full bio

Andrea Mody

Co-head & Chief Operating Officer, MIGS Funds , Head of Alternatives, Client Solutions Group Americas, Managing Director, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)

Andrea joined Macquarie in 2007 and is the Co-Head and Chief Operating Officer of MIRA Infrastructure Global Solution (MIGS) funds, based in New York. Andrea oversees fund operations and investor relations and is jointly responsible for new product d… Read full bio

Marietta Moshiashvili

Managing Partner, Chief Executive Officer, Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners

Ms. Moshiashvili serves as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of Upper Bay. Previously, Marietta Moshiashvili was a Managing Director and Group Head of Infrastructure at Nuveen in New York, leading a team of 12 investment professionals with… Read full bio

Rick Needham

Partner, Energy Sector Lead, The Rise Fund

Rick Needham is a Partner and Energy Sector Lead for The Rise Fund, responsible for sourcing and executing growth stage investments in the energy space that deliver both attractive financial returns and meaningful positive social or environmental ben… Read full bio

Kate Newman

Vice President, Sustainable Infrastructure and Public Sector Initiatives, WWF

Kate Newman is Vice President for Sustainable Infrastructure and Public Sector Initiatives at World Wildlife Fund US. As the world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by more than one million members in th… Read full bio

Petya Nikolova

Head of Infrastructure Investments, New York City Retirement System, Office of the Comptroller

Ms. Nikolova developed the infrastructure program and is building the infrastructure portfolio of the New York City pension funds. Ms. Nikolova joined BAM from WestLB, where she was a Director in the Infrastructure Americas team originating, structur… Read full bio

Jim Pass

Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners

James Pass joined Guggenheim Partners in 2009 and is responsible for the research, development and implementation of investment strategies for the Firm's efforts in the infrastructure arena, including both equity and debt opportunities. In this role,… Read full bio

Peter Plaut

Executive Director, Wimmer Family Office

Peter Plaut is an Executive Director at Wimmer Family Office focused on origination, researching and structuring private debt and equity transactions across a broad range of industries including in the aerospace, energy, metals and mining, and real e… Read full bio

Jennifer Powers

Partner & Chair, GIP Credit, Global Infrastructure Partners

Jennifer Powers joined GIP in 2017 as a Partner and Chair of GIP Credit. She focuses on the strategic direction of GIP's credit business with aim to expand and build out GIP's credit business into one of the market leaders in infrastructure debt fina… Read full bio

Sarah Pringle

Editor, PE Hub

Sarah Pringle is an Editor at PEI’s PE HUB, where she has specialized in covering healthcare private equity activity since 2017. Prior to joining PE Hub, Pringle covered M&A and private equity at The Deal, reported on U.S. and Canadian equity mar… Read full bio

Angela Rodell

CEO, Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

Angela M. Rodell serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, having been selected in October of 2015 by APFC’s Board of Trustees. APFC is a state-owned corporation, based in Juneau, Alaska, that manages and invests… Read full bio

Andrew Rodriguez

CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Change Finance

Andrew Rodriguez is CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Change Finance, one of the first fossil fuel free ETF issuers on Wall Street. Change Finance’s Enhanced ESG Methodology is applied across industries to better identify sustainability-related imp… Read full bio

Elena Savostianova

Managing Partner, Ember Infrastructure

Elena Savostianova has over 17 years of professional experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Prior to Ember, Elena served as a Principal with Global Infrastructure Partners CAPS team, focusing on renewable energy opportunities. Before GI… Read full bio

Anuja Selvakumar

AVP, Business Development - Private Infrastructure, Partners Group

Anuja Selvakumar, AVP, Infrastructure Business Development, Partners Group Anuja Selvakumar is an AVP within the Private Infrastructure Americas business unit at Partners Group, based in New York. She has eight years of experience spanning private ca… Read full bio

Christy Silvester

Portfolio Manager, Credit, Global Infrastructure Partners

Christy Silvester joined GIP in 2015 and is a Principal and Portfolio Manager of GIP Credit. She is based in New York. Prior to joining GIP, Ms. Silvester was an Executive Director in the Leveraged and Acquisition Finance group at Morgan Stanley in N… Read full bio
Peter Sipsas Jensen Partners

Peter Sipsas

Managing Director, Head of Credit, Jensen Partners

Peter Sipsas is Managing Director and Global Head of Private Equity and Credit at Jensen Partners. In this leadership role, he oversees the firm’s expansion into investment professional recruitment. With over 13 years’ experience in retained executiv… Read full bio
Lawrence Slade

Lawrence Slade


Prior to taking up his role as Chief Executive Officer with GIIA in January 2020, Lawrence Slade worked with Energy UK since 2011, becoming Chief Executive in January 2015. He has been involved in the energy industry since the late 1990’s working in… Read full bio
elizabeth Sluder

Elizabeth Sluder

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Elizabeth Sluder is a Partner in the Los Angeles office of Morrison & Foerster. She focuses her practice on project finance, M&A, private equity and general corporate advice. Elizabeth is a renewable energy industry leader, primarily represen… Read full bio
kevin smithen

Kevin Smithen

Managing Director, Global Head of Strategy and Capital Formation, Digital Colony

Kevin Smithen is a Managing Director and Global Head of Strategy and Capital Formation at Digital Colony and Colony Capital. Mr. Smithen has over 25 years of experience in the global communications services and digital infrastructure sectors and play… Read full bio

Howard Stern

Managing Director, Northwestern Mutual Capital

Howard manages the Infrastructure Equity and Project Finance platforms at Northwestern Mutual Capital. In that role, he is responsible for fund investing, direct and co-investment deal underwriting, and executing project finance transactions. He is c… Read full bio

Jordan Stutts

Senior Reporter, Private Markets

Jordan Stutts is a senior reporter at PEI Media’s Infrastructure Investor where he covers news and trends impacting infrastructure finance. His stories range from what investors look for in fund managers to why some of the US’s largest public-private… Read full bio

Jessica Thompson

Executive Director, Debt Investments, Deputy Head of North America Infrastructure Debt, IFM Investors

Jessica Thompson is an Executive Director in the Global Infrastructure Debt group at IFM Investors and is the Deputy Head of North America Infrastructure Debt. In her role, she is responsible for investing in North American infrastructure projects on… Read full bio

Niniane Tozzi

Senior Consultant, Sustainability and Climate Change, Mott MacDonald

Niniane currently leads Mott MacDonald Canada’s Sustainability and Climate Change business. She delivers solutions in mitigation, adaptation and across the sustainability spectrum to a wide variety of infrastructure stakeholders. She has worked with… Read full bio

Karishma Vanjani

Reporter, PE Hub

Karishma Vanjani is a reporter at PE Hub based in New York. She covers M&A trends and dealmaking in the retail and industrial sectors. Her stories range from long features on PIPE strategies to scoops on upcoming deals. Prior to joining PE Hub, K… Read full bio

Dominik von Scheven

Senior Investment Manager, HSBC Global Asset Management HSBC Alternative Investments / Infrastructure Equity

Dominik von Scheven is a Senior Investment Manager in the HAIL Private Equity team within HSBC Global Asset Management in London and has been working in the financial industry since 2002. Within the team Dominik is responsible for all equity infrastr… Read full bio

Rick Walters

Director Infrastructure, GRESB

Rick Walters is Director, Infrastructure at GRESB and is an experienced sustainability professional with a diverse background covering more than 25 years’ experience in sustainability, investment, engineering and management. GRESB’s mission is to enh… Read full bio

Mark Weisdorf

Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates, LLC

Mark Weisdorf is Managing Partner of Mark Weisdorf Associates, focusing on private equity and infrastructure investment strategies. He is Investment Committee Chair of Swiss-based IST3 Global Infrastructure Fund; and a Senior Advisor to Toronto-based… Read full bio

Lorena Zemp

Chief Operating Officer, Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation (GIB)

Lorena Zemp is Chief Operating Officer at the Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation (GIB). Lorena supports the implementation and coordination of all programs and projects in GIB. Previously, Lorena managed the development, implementation and coordi… Read full bio

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Connect with investors looking for North American opportunities
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation
DBJ Asset Management
Dea Capital Alternative Funds
Desjardins Group Pension Plan
Employees Provident Fund Board
Greater Manchester Pension Fund
HRM Pension Plan
Hyundai Insurance
IST Investment Foundation
Laval University Pension Fund
LGIA Super
Manulife Investment Management
National Credit Union Federation of Korea
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Nippon Life Global Investors Americas
NZ Super Fund
R+V Lebensversicherung
Swiss Re
Toronto Transit Commission Pension Fund Society
University of South Florida Foundation
World Bank Pension Plan

New York Forum attendees shape the industry

Your access to the New York Forum will provide more value than ever before, with year-round access to a directory of global infrastructure’s most influential community.

Infrastructure Investor New York - advance your fundraising

Advance your fundraising

Expand your fundraising horizons by meeting the most active institutional investors looking for North American opportunities.

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum - uncover high-yield opportunities

Uncover high-yield opportunities

Share perspectives on North American investment strategies and identify high-yield assets across the region with leading investment practitioners.

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum - build your network

Save time building your network

Create and nurture sustainable relationships with infrastructure’s elite by using our sophisticated networking platform.

Stay connected with the global community

Peter Swan

Apollo Global Management

Great content, solid group of institutional investors and large GPs. Enjoyed the conference and allowed for sufficient time to meet with investors.

Chad Greenbergn

361 Capital

Quality conference with a well thought out agenda.

Lars Pace

Hamilton Lane

Excellent opportunity to hear multiple perspectives from industry specialists and federal and state regulators

New York Forum attendees get more

By attending the New York Forum, you will join infrastructure’s most influential global community. Membership will give you:


  • Access to the New York Forum
  • Access to all of Infrastructure Investor’s global events
  • Access to the investor directory
  • Frequent virtual and in-person networking opportunities
  • And much more…

Please note, annual agenda is subject to change.

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Day 1 - Tuesday 16th

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum 2021
08:30 - 08:45

Welcome from Infrastructure Investor

08:45 - 09:00

Chair’s welcome

09:00 - 09:40

Assessing how the Biden administration is doing on infrastructure

  • Discussing the funding model and whether viable alternatives existed
  • Does the US really need a renewables stimulus?
  • Getting the framework working: What the investor community needs to see
09:40 - 10:20

Legislative and regulatory views on the US infrastructure market

  • A policy update on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework
  • State-level developments on introducing or upgrading P3 legislation
  • CFIUS- compliance for foreign investors in US infrastructure
10:20 - 10:50

Market update from Infrastructure Investor

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.

10:50 - 11:20

Coffee break

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum 2021
11:20 - 12:00

Defining the energy transition: Debating the changing shape of the North American energy market

  • Managing the transition to clean energy and what it means for funds and investors in the space
  • Making sure the right team and expertise is in place for a change of strategy
  • How to get investors comfortable with executing a net-zero product
12:00 - 12:40

Fundraising in 2021-22: Getting back on the road

  • Comparing virtual and physical fundraising results
  • How investors feel about fundraising in a hybrid era
  • Can new entrants or products still raise money now?
12:40 - 14:00


Infrastructure Investor New York Forum 2021
14:00 - 14:40

Assessing the state of the P3 market in North America

  • State and local action: streamlining the tendering and approval process
  • Federal assistance: private activity bonds, TIIFA loans and similar instruments
  • Opening the floodgates: Industry views on unlocking private investment
14:40 - 15:20

Less renewable? Exploring the darker side of the energy transition

  • Batteries, solar panels and wind turbines- what can currently be recycled?
  • How the solar production boom has outpaced its recycling infrastructure
  • Advancing a circular economy in the energy transition space
15:20 - 15:50

Coffee break

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum 2021
15:50 - 16:30

The plan for transportation infrastructure in the US

  • More P3s and where the development will happen: Ports, roads, airports and more
  • The recovery of toll roads: more managed lanes, demand data and the future procurement process
  • Undervalued assets and buying opportunities for transport investors
16:30 - 17:10

Digital and smart infrastructure: Discussing risk and opportunity across the sector

  • FTTH- still the key investment opportunity or getting overheated?
  • Beyond fiber, towers and data centres: New areas of digital examined
  • Driving growth and monetizing total addressable market: Key questions for investors to ask of management teams
17:10 - 17:40

The state of play: Examining investor strategies as 2021 draws to a close

  • Top-down institutional preference, changing risk appetites and what gets the CIO interested
  • A look at the disparity in investor interest for growth/core+ strategies versus core and supercore
  • Balancing the investor portfolio in a post-pandemic environment
17:40 - 17:45

Chair’s wrap up and close of Day 1

1-2-1 video meetings remain available on the virtual platform until 19.00 NY


Day 2 - Wednesday 17th

08:00 - 09:00

Investor-only Think Tank session (by invite)

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum 2021
09:00 - 09:15

Chair’s welcome back

09:15 - 10:00

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

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.

10:00 - 10:40

Midmarket infrastructure- finding value in a rapidly growing segment

  • Assessing how new vehicles and spinoffs are moving into the space
  • Finding value by location, cap size and strategy
  • Is the US midmarket large enough for funds to deploy at the scale they claim?
10:40 - 11:20

Coffee break

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum 2021
11:20 - 12:00

Exploring energy generation, storage and distribution in the US market

  • Using heat-based storage solutions and accumulators to address peak network demand
  • How green solutions can supplement existing energy storage
  • New storage: Can data centres provide extra storage capacity?
12:00 - 13:00

Lunch break

Women in Infrastructure New York Forum
13:00 - 13:10

Chair’s welcome and introduction

13:10 - 13:40

How is infrastructure doing on equality, diversity and inclusion?

  • Making diversity a business imperative
  • Driving better results through greater diversity
  • How does gender diversity within infrastructure compare to other asset classes?
13:40 - 14:20

Doing business remotely and the impact on fundraising

  • How investors have adapted to hybrid manager interactions
  • Building and maintaining investor relationships virtually
  • How to support emerging managers if travel restrictions persist into 2022
14:20 - 14:45

Keynote interview: A senior leader in infrastructure outlines their vision for EDI

14:45 - 15:15

Coffee break

Women in Infrastructure New York Forum
15:15 - 15:55

Climate change and sustainability: Making sense of net zero, the SDGs and COP26

  • The practical approach: path to net zero risks and opportunities
  • Integrating sustainability risks into investment decisions and portfolio management
  • Using data and tools to gain transparency into the impact of ESG initiatives
15:55 - 16:35

Adapting asset management capabilities to manage through disruption

  • Managing infrastructure assets when travel is more challenging
  • How investors are making use of the data created by their assets to improve asset management
  • Working out what to collect and what’s most valuable
16:35 - 17:15

How human capital experts are driving change in their organizations

  • Turning ideas into action: Getting buy-in from senior management
  • Bright ideas: How innovation has improved firms and portfolio investments
  • Recruiting, incentivizing and retaining diverse talent
17:15 - 17:25

Chair’s summary and close of Forum

1-2-1 video meetings remain available on the virtual platform until 19.00 NY