Appointed Global Lead of Quinbrook’s New Capital Formation and Investor Engagement Team
NEW YORK–Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners (“Quinbrook”), a specialist investor in renewables supply, storage and grid stability infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Brian Chase as Managing Director in the firm’s senior management team.
Chase will take up the global leadership role for Quinbrook’s newly formed Capital Formation and Investor Engagement team and will be based in New York. He will join Mark Burrows, Quinbrook’s Head of UK and Europe, to expand the team’s scope by leading new fundraising efforts and ongoing investor liaison.
“From what I have observed in the market, Quinbrook is genuinely ahead of the pack in their industry leadership and thoughtful investment strategies. I am delighted to be joining a growing and talented team that is committed to such meaningful work.”Brian Chase
Chase joins from BlackRock in New York where he was Managing Director in the Alternative Solutions Group and a member of the Investment Committee for the Infrastructure Solutions business. He has held senior roles previously as a partner with Campbell Lutyens, as an Infrastructure Consultant with the World Bank and in the infrastructure investment team at The Carlyle Group.
David Scaysbrook, Managing Partner of Quinbrook, said, “We couldn’t be more pleased to have Brian join our global team as we prepare for significant expansion of our investment strategies in renewable power and industrial decarbonization. Quinbrook has established a differentiated specialty in new value-add renewables with a laser focus on the U.S., the U.K. and Australia, which are among the top renewables markets according to EY’s latest Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index. Brian brings a host of relationships with leading institutional investors the world over and a deep knowledge of the infrastructure manager landscape. Brian will assist us in shaping new investment strategies and will lead our outreach to investors seeking compelling opportunities that are ‘true to label’ as long term, capital protected infrastructure assets at the heart of the energy transition.”
Chase said, “I am excited to join Quinbrook at such an important time in the firm’s growth. As a specialist and accomplished manager with a truly differentiated approach to generating ‘value-add’ returns for LPs, Quinbrook is operating at the intersection of higher returning, impactful and ESG outcome-driven strategies that I am confident will appeal to a diverse global audience of institutional investors. I look forward to helping the team form new, enduring investor relationships and mobilizing capital for the creation of new infrastructure assets that preserve jobs, support local communities, and will drive the energy transition towards more sustainable, greener energy systems.”
Chase added, “From what I have observed in the market, Quinbrook is genuinely ahead of the pack in their industry leadership and thoughtful investment strategies. I am delighted to be joining a growing and talented team that is committed to such meaningful work.”
About Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners
Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners (www.quinbrook.com) is a specialist investment manager focused exclusively on lower carbon and renewable energy infrastructure investment and operational asset management in the U.S., U.K. and Australia. Quinbrook is led and managed by a senior team of power industry professionals who have collectively invested over US $8 billion of equity in energy infrastructure assets since the early 1990s, representing a total enterprise value of US $28.7 billion or 19.5 GW of power supply capacity. Quinbrook’s investment and asset management team has offices in Houston, London, Jersey, and the Gold Coast of Australia. Quinbrook’s global investment and portfolio company teams are actively developing and constructing a portfolio exceeding 17GW of onshore wind, solar PV, reserve peaking power, battery storage projects, grid support infrastructure, Virtual Power Plants and Community Energy Networks across the U.S., U.K. and Australia.