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David Scaysbrook
CO-FOUNDER, MANAGING PARTNER

With over 28 years’ experience in energy and renewables infrastructure, Mr. Scaysbrook is responsible for…

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David Scaysbrook

CO-FOUNDER, MANAGING PARTNER

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David Scaysbrook

CO-FOUNDER, MANAGING PARTNER

Co-Founder and Managing Partner with over 28 years’ experience in energy and renewables infrastructure

Mr. Scaysbrook is responsible for overall management, leading firm strategy and is Chair of the firm’s Investment Committee

  • Senior Managing Director and Co-Founder/Global Head of Clean Energy & Infrastructure (“CEI”) division at Capital Dynamics Group between 2010 and 2015. Led the team that successfully established four direct investment programs which raised and deployed over US$1 billion of institutional equity capital in clean energy projects in the United Kingdom, United States and Australia. Mr. Scaysbrook served on the CEI Investment Committee

  • Head of Climate Change & Alternative Energy and Executive Director at Hastings Funds Management in 2009

  • Founder of Novera Energy PLC, one of the UK’s most diversified non-utility renewable energy companies between 1998 and 2009

  • Member of the inaugural PRI Infrastructure Advisory Committee and Chair of the Advisory Committee of the Climate Investment Centre at Imperial College, London

  • Served on the Renewables Advisory Board to the UK Minister of Energy in 2005 and 2006
  • Holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honors) and Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney

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Rory Quinlan
CO-FOUNDER, MANAGING PARTNER

With over 25 years’ experience in energy and renewables infrastructure, Mr. Quinlan is responsible for…

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Rory Quinlan

CO-FOUNDER, MANAGING PARTNER

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Rory Quinlan

CO-FOUNDER, MANAGING PARTNER

Co-Founder and Managing Partner with over 25 years’ experience across a range of investment, finance, advisory and business development roles within the global energy industry

Mr. Quinlan is responsible for firm management, leading firm strategy and providing financial oversight globally

  • Senior Managing Director and Co-Founder/Head of Europe for the CEI division at Capital Dynamics Group between 2010 and 2015. Mr. Quinlan served on the CEI Investment Committee

  • Senior Director of the Climate Change & Alternative Energy team at Hastings Funds Management in 2009

  • Chief Financial Officer and Executive Finance Director of Novera Energy PLC between 2004 and 2009. As CFO, Mr. Quinlan was responsible for all investment, financing and regulated activities including capital raisings (equity and debt markets), investment origination, negotiation and investment completion

  • Mr. Quinlan has held and continues to hold numerous board positions at portfolio companies in the US, UK and Australia
  • Holds a B.A. in business and accounting and an M.A. in Commerce from Queensland University of Technology. Mr. Quinlan originally qualified as a Certified Practicing Accountant in Australia

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Hank Jones
MANAGING DIRECTOR

With over 33 years’ experience in building and managing wholesale energy trading, power marketing, asset optimization and logistics, Hank is responsible for…

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Hank Jones

MANAGING DIRECTOR

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Hank Jones

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Managing Director with over 33 years’ experience in building and managing wholesale energy trading, power marketing, asset optimization and logistics businesses for public and private companies in both North America and Europe

Mr. Jones is responsible for leading the firm’s Houston based investment team

  • Hank joins Quinbrook from Dynegy Inc., where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. At Dynegy, Hank was responsible for the commercial optimization of 26 GW of power generation assets diversified across multiple U.S.  states. He managed all wholesale market-facing activities including energy hedging, fuel procurement and logistics, asset management and capacity sales negotiations and oversaw the fundamental market analysis team. Under Hank’s leadership, that team developed and implemented power hedge strategies to mitigate commodity risk and basis exposure in multiple US power markets and led commercial due diligence efforts for the acquisition of operational energy infrastructure assets

  • Prior to Dynegy, Hank was Head of North American Power & Gas Sales, Trading and Origination at Deutsche Bank, managing natural gas, liquids and electricity trading, sales and origination. Hank was previously Director of Renewable Fuels Trading and Head of Electricity Trading at EDF Trading in London and later became Chief Operating Officer and Head of Trading for EDF Trading North America. He has held various leadership positions in energy businesses in the US and Europe including Co-Founder of Renewable Fuel Supply Limited, Managing Director of AEP Energy Services Ltd., President of Duke Energy Resource Management Company and Vice President of Risk Management and Energy Trading at NGC Corporation

  • Hank holds a B.S. in Marketing and a M.B.A. from Oklahoma State University

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Karl Olsoni
OPERATING PARTNER

With over 35 years’ of international energy sector experience

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Karl Olsoni

OPERATING PARTNER

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Karl Olsoni

OPERATING PARTNER

Operating Partner with over 35 years of international energy sector experience

  • Mr. Olsoni served as Managing Director in the Clean Energy and Infrastructure team at Capital Dynamics alongside Messrs Scaysbrook and Quinlan

  • Formerly Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of PPM Energy Inc. (Iberdrola Renewables), a US based energy company that grew to become the second largest wind energy company in the U.S. and third largest independent gas storage company

  • Mr Olsoni was at Koch Industries Inc., where he served as CFO of the business that marketed heavy petroleum products in the U.S., China, Mexico and Brazil

  • Spent 16 years with the Southern Company, having significant senior experience on both the regulated and unregulated sides of the business. While with the Southern Company, Mr. Olsoni was part of the original management team that helped to build Southern Company’s independent power and merchant energy business Southern Energy, Inc.

  • Holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from George Washington University and an MBA from the College of William and Mary

  • Currently serves as an independent director of Canadian Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ)

  • Alongside Quinbrook, Mr. Olsoni is a Partner at K Road, which is a management platform that successfully exited a battery storage investment company to Engie and is currently invested in Verto, LLC, a waste transformation and wood pellet management platform
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Brian Chase
HEAD OF CAPITAL FORMATION & INVESTOR ENGAGEMENT

With over 25 years’ experience in law and infrastructure investment, Mr. Chase is responsible for…

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Brian Chase

HEAD OF CAPITAL FORMATION & INVESTOR ENGAGEMENT

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Brian Chase

HEAD OF CAPITAL FORMATION & INVESTOR ENGAGEMENT

Managing Director and Head of Capital Formation and Investor Engagement with over 25 years’ experience in law and infrastructure investment

Mr. Chase is responsible for leading the Capital Formation and Investor Engagement team

  • Most recently, Brian was at BlackRock as a Managing Director and the Global Head of Product Strategy for the Alternative Solutions Group, where he worked closely with a wide range of institutional investors focused on the private markets. He also served on the Investment Committee for BlackRock Infrastructure Solutions.

  • Prior to that, Brian was a partner at the placement agent and secondary advisory firm, Campbell Lutyens, where he focused on energy and infrastructure primary fundraising and worked closely with sophisticated institutional investors and leading private fund managers.

  • Earlier in his career, Brian was an infrastructure investor at The Carlyle Group. He also has served as a legal advisor to a number of multilateral, public and private sector clients on a diverse range of infrastructure development projects both in the United States and globally.

  • Brian earned degrees from the University of California, Berkeley (B.A.), and Georgetown University (J.D.).

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Rob Kerr
MANAGING DIRECTOR

With over 32 years’ experience in the property, sustainability and renewable energy markets, Mr. Kerr is responsible for…

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Rob Kerr

MANAGING DIRECTOR

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Rob Kerr

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Managing Director with over 32 years’ experience in the property, sustainability and renewable energy markets across investment, development and funds management in Australian and international markets

Mr. Kerr is responsible for leading the Capital Formation and Investor Engagement team in APAC

  • Joined the Grosvenor Group in 1994, a large property company with exposure to major international markets in the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, America and Australia. Appointed Chief Executive Officer for Grosvenor Australia in 2000. Member of the Grosvenor Group Holdings Board and the Group Executive Leadership team. Appointed to the ISPT Grosvenor International Property Trust Board in 2004 as Director

  • Built a team at Grosvenor Australia in investment and development capabilities and achieved the ranking of No.1 outperformer of the industry index for 17 years – 1994-2012. Established Grosvenor as a leader in property sustainability in Australia

  • Holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Queensland University of Technology, a Graduate Certificate in Project Development, Investment and Portfolio Analysis, is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

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Anne Foster
GLOBAL HEAD OF ESG

With over 15 years’ experience across investment, financial advisory, asset management and investing banking for infrastructure and global energy, Ms. Foster is responsible for…

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Anne Foster

GLOBAL HEAD OF ESG

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Anne Foster

GLOBAL HEAD OF ESG

Director with over 15 years’ experience across investment, financial advisory, asset management and investment banking focused on infrastructure and global energy

Ms. Foster is responsible for leading the firm’s ESG and Sustainability activities

  • Vice President for the CEI division at Capital Dynamics Group between 2010 and 2014, supporting investment analysis, fundraising and investment transaction project management

  • Previously worked in Asset Management for Deutsche Bank Asset Management Infrastructure, Grant Samuel M&A and Investment Banking at Credit Suisse

  • Has completed postgraduate studies at MIT in Digital Transformation (Blockchain, IoT, Cryptocurrencies, AI and Cybersecurity), holds a Master of Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia, a Bachelor of Science (specialising in Environmental Science) from the University of New South Wales, Australia with First Class Honours and has also studied under scholarship at the University of California, Santa Barbara in the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management

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Mark Fulton
CHAIRMAN, ADVISORY BOARD

With over 40 years’ experience in financial markets, Mr. Fulton is responsible for…

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Mark Fulton

CHAIRMAN, ADVISORY BOARD

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Mark Fulton

CHAIRMAN, ADVISORY BOARD

Chairman of the Quinbrook Advisory Board with over 40 years’ experience in financial markets spanning three continents in London, New York and Sydney

Mr. Fulton is responsible for chairing the firm’s Advisory Board

  • Mr. Fulton brings valuable qualifications that provide a practical finance perspective to new emerging trends arising from sustainability issues

  • A recognized economist and market strategist at leading financial institutions including Citigroup, Salomon Bros and County NatWest

  • Asset allocation and quantitative investment techniques have been a key focus for Mr. Fulton as he engaged with numerous asset owners and managers and consultants about investment theory and practice, including heading global strategic planning for Deutsche Asset Management in New York

  • Mr. Fulton’s interest in the environment and sustainability, starting with a report on climate change and markets in 1991, led him to become Head of Research at DB Climate Change Advisors at Deutsche Bank from 2007 to 2012. At Deutsche, Mr. Fulton produced thought leadership papers for investors on climate, cleaner energy and sustainability topics and advised investment teams in asset management

  • He has acted as an advisor to the Carbon Tracker Initiative, the Carbon Disclosure Project, the Climate Bond Initiative, 2 Degree Investing, Special Advisor to IGCC, and is a Senior Fellow at CERES

  • Holds a Bachelors’ degree in Philosophy and Economics with Honours from Oxford University

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Dawn Turner
MEMBER, ADVISORY BOARD

With over 20 years’ experience in pensions and ESG, Ms. Turner is responsible for…

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Dawn Turner

MEMBER, ADVISORY BOARD

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Dawn Turner

MEMBER, ADVISORY BOARD

Member of the Advisory Board with over 20 years’ experience in pensions and ESG investing

Ms. Turner is responsible for ESG and LGPS advisory

  • Dawn is the former CEO of the Brunel Pensions Partnership, a £30 billion Local Government Pension Scheme Pool formed from the collaboration of 10 Local Government Pension Scheme funds

  • Prior to her role at Brunel, Dawn served as the Chief Pensions Officer at the Environment Agency Pension Fund

  • She is currently an Advisory Committee member at Man Group and is a Responsible Investment Advisory Committee member at Irish Life Investment Management

  • Dawn is a recognized expert in Responsible Investment and Sustainable Finance with over 30 years’ experience as a finance professional and business leader

  • She is a recipient of multiple industry awards and was named in Financial News’ top 100 most influential women 2017 and 2018

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Kurt Akers
MEMBER, ADVISORY BOARD

With over 20 years’ experience in long-term investing in agriculture, timber and other tangible assets, Mr. Akers is responsible for…

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Kurt Akers

MEMBER, ADVISORY BOARD

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Kurt Akers

MEMBER, ADVISORY BOARD

Member of the Quinbrook Advisory Board with over 20 years’ experience in long-term investing in agriculture, timber and other tangible assets

Mr. Akers is responsible for natural resource and infrastructure advisory

  • Mr. Akers is the founder of Tangible Assets Advisory Group (‘TAAG’) through which he provides advisory work and consulting services to organizations investing in the natural resource and infrastructure sectors

  • Prior to the formation of TAAG, Mr Akers spent 8 years with the Washington State Investment Board (‘WSIB’) as a senior member of the tangible assets investment team and was directly responsible for the underwriting and oversight of nearly $5 billion of commitments across a range of natural resource and infrastructure investments in a range of strategies, ranging from funds, separate accounts, co-investments and permanent capital vehicles.

  • Mr Akers also served on WSIB’s ESG Working Group, Enterprise Risk Management Committee and was an Advisory Board member for the Cornell Program for Infrastructure Policy
  • Mr Akers was a founding partner and Deputy Chief Investment Officer for Global Forest Partners (‘GFP’) and was responsible for overseeing all global research, investment analysis, investor relations, business development and managing a long/short public equities portfolio during his tenure.

  • Holds a Bachelors’ degree in Management and a Bachelors’ degree in Accounting from Purdue University along with an MBA from Duke University
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Brian Restall
SENIOR DIRECTOR
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Brian Restall

SENIOR DIRECTOR

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Brian Restall

SENIOR DIRECTOR

Senior Director with over 22 years’ experience in making and managing energy-related infrastructure investments in Australia, the US, Europe and Africa

Mr. Restall has been responsible for the global energy storage strategy, Australian data storage strategy and led the PPA negotiations, design and development of the Gemini Solar PV and BESS project in Nevada. He is a Board member on all the existing Australian portfolio businesses.

  • Mr. Restall has led over US$ 6 billion of generation development and US$ 4 billion of generation construction projects during his career and has extensive experience in corporate strategy, business improvement, project and financial management.

  • Prior to his time with Quinbrook, Mr. Restall was the Chief Executive Officer of Cape Byron Power, a portfolio company currently managed by Quinbrook and previously managed by Capital Dynamics.  Mr. Restall held the role of CEO from the time of initial acquisition of the assets in 2013 through to August 2016.

  • Prior to Cape Byron, he was a Senior Business Development Manager at EnergyAustralia (a major Australian energy utility) between 2010 and 2013 with responsibilities including corporate strategy, thermal power development, renewable development and operational efficiency.

  • Between 2007 and 2009, Mr. Restall was the Business Development Manager at Drax Group plc in the United Kingdom, where he was a senior member of the team that developed, constructed and operated one of the world’s largest baseload renewable power plants.

  • Mr. Restall previously held various senior management construction roles at Shell, InterGen and Fluor Daniel, where he delivered power and mining projects in Australia, the UK and the Niger Delta.

  • He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from the Queensland University of Technology.

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Keith Gains
SENIOR DIRECTOR
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Keith Gains

SENIOR DIRECTOR

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Keith Gains

SENIOR DIRECTOR

Senior Director with over 17 years’ experience across investment and asset management in the clean energy sector

  • Director, and previously Vice President, for the CEI team at Capital Dynamics Group since its inception in 2010 until leaving in 2017. He sat on a number of Boards and was responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and executing transactions across a wide range of technologies totalling in excess of US$ 400 million

  • Responsible for arranging the refinancing of a portfolio of wind assets with a long term project finance facility for US$100m

  • Prior to joining Capital Dynamics he spent seven years at Novera Energy PLC working alongside David Scaysbrook and Rory Quinlan through the key growth phase of Novera until its acquisition by Infinis in 2010

  • Holds a BA (Hons) Accounting from the University of Wales

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Matthew Nicklos
SENIOR DIRECTOR
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Matthew Nicklos

SENIOR DIRECTOR

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Matthew Nicklos

SENIOR DIRECTOR

Senior Director with over 20 years’ experience in various roles in the energy sector including investment management, project finance and investment banking

  • Senior Vice President, Project Acquisition and Finance for Quantum Utility Generation from 2014 to 2018 where he managed the execution of M&A processes and led project financings in the power generation sector

  • Director of Project Finance for RBC Capital Markets from 2010-2014 where he structured and executed over $6.8 billion in project financings. He led all phases of the financing process including business origination, transaction structuring, due diligence etc.

  • Vice President for Marathon Capital LLC where he provided advisory services to companies in the renewable energy sector

  • Vice President in the Project Finance group for Barclays Capital Inc. (Formerly with Lehman Brothers) from 2002 to 2009 where he structured and executed over $7 billion in project finance transactions in the power and energy sectors.

  • Holds a Master of Business Administration from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, from Franklin and Marshall College

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Val Angelkov
SENIOR DIRECTOR
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Val Angelkov

SENIOR DIRECTOR

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Val Angelkov

SENIOR DIRECTOR

Senior Director with over 18 years’ experience in across energy investments, power marketing and portfolio management.

Mr. Angelkov is responsible for business development and deal execution across Quinbrook’s existing and new investment platforms with focus on both generation and load assets

  • Val joined Quinbrook from Scout Clean Energy where he played a significant leadership role and was responsible for many of Scout’s commercial activities

  • Prior to Scout, Val held commercial leadership roles with U.S.-based private equity, renewable IPPs and wholesale trading organizations with focus on power and renewables

  • Val has a considerable experience in business development, asset investments, power marketing, and energy trading across all U.S. power markets

  • Val holds a Bachelor of Arts from the American University in Bulgaria, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas

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Mark Breen
SENIOR DIRECTOR
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Mark Breen

SENIOR DIRECTOR

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Mark Breen

SENIOR DIRECTOR

Senior Director with over 17 years’ experience across transaction execution, portfolio company management, risk management, technical and commercial optimization,

  • Mr Breen was previously Operating Director at I Squared where he was a Member of the Board of Directors for multiple portfolio companies and participated in Investment Committee evaluations.

  • Prior to I Squared, Mr Breen was Senior Vice President of Operations at Quantum Utility Generation and responsible for the day-to-day operations and maintenance of over 1,500 MW’s of natural gas, renewable and coal assets owned or co-owned by Quantum Utility Generation. Mr Breen was also the technical and due diligence lead for all acquisition opportunities

  • Mr Breen has previous global experience in project management, design and permitting of numerous energy related projects

  • Holds a B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Energy Design emphasis from California Maritime Academy

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Shalini Ramanathan
DIRECTOR
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Shalini Ramanathan

DIRECTOR

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Shalini Ramanathan

DIRECTOR

Director with over 20 years’ experience in renewable energy

Ms. Ramanathan is responsible for offtake origination and customer relationships

  • Shalini works closely with Quinbrook’s portfolio companies to identify and execute relationship based, origination and offtake agreements for Quinbrook projects

  • She has extensive experience in origination and project development in U.S. power markets and a track record of closing >2GW of renewable projects representing more than USD 2.5B in transaction value

  • Prior to Quinbrook, Shalini spent 13 years with RES Americas beginning as a Project Developer and most recently leading RES’ U.S. origination efforts as Senior Vice President of Origination

  • Shalini holds a Bachelor of Arts in Plan II Honours program from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University

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James Allan
DIRECTOR
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James Allan

DIRECTOR

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James Allan

DIRECTOR

Director with over 15 years’ experience as a consulting economist covering energy and various other sectors. 

Mr. Allan is responsible for Digital Applications, leveraging his technical expertise

  • Executive Director and Shareholder at Frontier Economics where he established and grew the firm’s first Asia office in Singapore. Major projects included winning and leading a multi-year project to design the Singapore Secondary Gas Trading Market; delivering Singapore Power Services’ 10-year strategic plan and advising Singtel on its decision to enter the Singaporean electricity retail market

  • Recognised as a global energy expert, James speaks regularly at industry conferences across Australia and Asia, was an inaugural member of the Who’s Who energy expert list and has been listed in 2018, 2019 and 2020

  • Known for his actionable insight, James has conducted bottom-up reform of power and gas markets, changed the regional structure of the Australian electricity market, set retail regulated electricity prices for millions of Australian households, designed carbon/renewable energy schemes and supported AUD$15 billion plus in energy transactions and investments

  • James holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne majoring in Theoretical Physics and a Master of Economics from the University of Sydney

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Rachel Louie
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
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Rachel Louie

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

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Rachel Louie

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

Senior Vice President with over 13 years’ experience in clean and conventional energy projects and investments

Ms. Louie is responsible for financial analysis, structuring, risk and ESG assessment of new investments and ongoing asset management responsibilities

  • Associate in the CEI division at Capital Dynamics between 2012 and 2015, where she was integrally involved in the Cape Byron Power investment

  • Process Engineer at Worley, a global provider of technical, project and operational support services in the energy and infrastructure sector, between 2008 and 2012

  • Holds a B.A. in Chemical Engineering and Commerce (Finance) with First Class Honours from the University of Queensland, Australia

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William Blake
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
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William Blake

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

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William Blake

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

Senior Vice President with over 7 years’ experience in global clean energy and infrastructure investment, project development, financing, M&A and asset management

  • Joined Quinbrook in 2019 from Denham Capital in London, where he was an Associate responsible for analysis, structuring, execution and management of Denham Capital’s international clean energy investments

  • Prior to Denham Capital, William was an Analyst in the Global Energy & Power Investment Banking Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York

  • Holds a Bachelor of Science in both Finance and Accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

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David Velasquez
VICE PRESIDENT
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David Velasquez

VICE PRESIDENT

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David Velasquez

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President with over 6 years’ experience in investor relations

  • Mr Velasquez is Vice President in Quinbrook’s Capital Formation and Investor Engagement division

  • Prior to Quinbrook, Mr Velasquez was Vice President, Investor Relations and Business Development at Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners after initially joining Stonepeak as an Associate. Mr Velasquez managed all investor deliverables and marketing materials as the fundraising project manager for a $10 billion North America infrastructure fund as well as a $1.25 billion global renewables fund
  • Previous experience includes the role of Associate in Investor Relations at I Squared Capital after being promoted from Senior Analyst. Responsibilities at I Squared included project managing a $6.5 billion fundraise with daily liaison between Finance, Asset Management, Investment and Legal teams.

  • Holds a BSc in Business Management, Economics from Boston College
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Rosalind Smith-Maxwell
VICE PRESIDENT
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Rosalind Smith-Maxwell

VICE PRESIDENT

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Rosalind Smith-Maxwell

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President with over 7 years’ experience in renewable energy and clean technology

  • Ms. Smith-Maxwell has successfully advised on more than 4GW of renewable energy power projects including onshore wind, solar and biomass technologies. Her clean technology expertise includes behind the meter storage and battery manufacture technologies

  • Rosalind was a Vice President at Fieldstone Private Capital Group between 2015 and 2020, where she focussed on transactions located in Europe and Africa. Prior to joining Fieldstone she was at Climate Change Capital for seven and a half years

  • She holds a BSc in Genetics from the University of Edinburgh, and was called to the Bar in 2009, after being awarded the Jules Thorn scholarship by Middle Temple

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Alex Dempsey
ASSOCIATE
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Alex Dempsey

ASSOCIATE

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Alex Dempsey

ASSOCIATE

Associate with over 6 years’ experience in the global energy sector

  • Investment Analyst in the Climate Business Department of the International Finance Corporation from 2016 to 2018 where he was responsible for bringing new financial products and business models to emerging markets to expedite the energy transition. Alex worked on distributed generation securitization in India and Brazil and helped IFC launch its first Forests Bond backed by a forest conservation project in Kenya

  • Associate at York Capital Management between 2014 and 2016 where he helped York develop a portfolio of over 1 GW of renewable energy

  • Previously worked as an M&A Advisory Associate at PwC where he helped advise companies in pre-deal due diligence and post-merger integration

  • Holds a BS in Finance and Accounting from Elon University and an MBA from the Wharton School. Alex is also a CFA charter holder and  a former CPA

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Dennis Mou
ASSOCIATE
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Dennis Mou

ASSOCIATE

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Dennis Mou

ASSOCIATE

Associate with over 4 years’ experience in renewable energy

  • Dennis joins Quinbrook from EDP Renewables in Houston where he has spent the past two years undertaking the financial analysis and evaluation of EDP’s US wind projects

  • He specializes in financial modelling and risk/return sensitivity assessment and critical evaluation of a variety of complex tax equity structures, partnership arrangements, commercial due diligence

  • Dennis has developed and enhanced training protocols for detailed financial analysis and prior to EDP, he collaborated with the Rice University, Houston to develop online courses on business statistics and analytics

  • Dennis holds a Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Physics from Yale University and an MBA from Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business

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Edward Cliffe
ANALYST
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Edward Cliffe

ANALYST

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Edward Cliffe

ANALYST

Analyst with 2 years’ experience in renewable energy development.

Mr. Cliffe is responsible for financial modelling at the fund level

  • Analyst in the Commercial Team at RES Group between 2017 and 2019, where he was involved in the development and sale of onshore wind and battery storage projects

  • Holds an MSc in Sustainable Energy Futures with First Class Honours from Imperial College London and a BSc in Natural Sciences with First Class Honours from Durham University

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Lisa Engelen
ANALYST
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Lisa Engelen

ANALYST

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Lisa Engelen

ANALYST

Analyst with 4 years’ experience in finance

  • Previously worked as an analyst in the investment banking division at Credit Suisse in London, with experience in M&A and public and private offerings of debt and equity
  • Achieved the CISI Level III Certificate in Securities

  • Holds a MSc in Climate Change, Management and Finance with Distinction from the Imperial College Business School (ICBS) in London for which she was awarded the ICBS and Grantham Institute prize for the best overall performance on the programme and was recognised on the 2017/18 Deans list for Academic Excellence

  • Holds a BSc in Management from the London School of Economics

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Charlie Miller-Stirling
ASSOCIATE
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Charlie Miller-Stirling

ASSOCIATE

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Charlie Miller-Stirling

ASSOCIATE

Associate with over 6 years’ experience in energy infrastructure

  • Charlie joins Quinbrook from Lambert Energy Advisory in London with acquisition, restructuring and sell-side transaction experience. Charlie was responsible for financial modelling, leading preparation of strategic papers, financial analysis and Associate level management of M&A projects. He was also engaged in BD initiatives
  • Prior to Lambert Energy Advisory, Charlie worked as a Equity Analyst – Oil and Gas Securities at Tudor Pickering Holt & Co where he developed investment theses and research to engage with institutional investors as well as equity analysis
  • Holds a BA in Combined Honours in Philosophy and Economics and Master in Management from Durham University

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Pia Tapley
HEAD OF COMPLIANCE AND FINANCIAL CONTROL
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Pia Tapley

HEAD OF COMPLIANCE AND FINANCIAL CONTROL

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Pia Tapley

HEAD OF COMPLIANCE AND FINANCIAL CONTROL

Head of Compliance and Financial Control with over 14 years’ experience

Ms. Tapley is responsible for regulatory compliance, investor reporting and financial control at Quinbrook

  • Lead Analyst for technology hardware at N+1 Singer Capital Markets

  • Audit Principal at the National Audit Office

  • Holds a Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of Oxford and is ACA qualified with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales

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Daniel Chavez
GENERAL COUNSEL
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Daniel Chavez

GENERAL COUNSEL

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Daniel Chavez

GENERAL COUNSEL

General Counsel with over 17 years’ experience in global corporates and transactions in the private equity, energy, and fintech sectors.

  • Daniel has an extensive track record working on cross-border mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, as well as in the development and financing of energy infrastructure projects in the U.S. and emerging markets.  He has also managed corporate governance, regulatory, and compliance matters for private equity portfolio companies around the world.

  • Managing Director, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Emergent Technology between 2017 and 2021,  where he was responsible for all legal and regulatory matters in connection with the firm’s blockchain, digital payments and trading businesses.

  • Assistant General Counsel at First Solar between 2016 and 2017, where he worked on the development, financing, acquisition, and divestiture of solar PV projects in the U.S. and Latin America.

  • Partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP between 2014 and 2016, where he advised clients on a broad range of corporate matters, including cross-border mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, project development and other complex commercial transactions with a particular focus on renewable energy projects.

  • Managing Director, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Zaff Capital LP between 2012 and 2013, where he was responsible for all legal and compliance matters in connection with the firm’s fund formation and capital raising efforts as well as special situations investments in emerging markets.

  • Prior to that experience, Daniel held other positions both in-house and in large international law firms where he worked on private equity, capital markets and energy transactions.

  • Daniel holds a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University, a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Laws from Universidad Panamericana in Mexico.

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Mark Burrows
HEAD OF EUROPE CAPITAL FORMATION AND INVESTOR ENGAGEMENT
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Mark Burrows

HEAD OF EUROPE CAPITAL FORMATION AND INVESTOR ENGAGEMENT

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Mark Burrows

HEAD OF EUROPE CAPITAL FORMATION AND INVESTOR ENGAGEMENT

Head of Europe, Capital Formation and Investor Engagement with over 14 years’ experience in the institutional funds management and finance sector

  • Director, Head of Institutional Capital between 2008 and 2016 of Foresight Group, a market leading renewable energy and private equity asset manager

  • Mr. Burrows lead the institutional fundraising efforts at Foresight, and raised US$ 600m across 20 Limited Partners and co-investors, transitioning Foresight from a retail funded to an institutionally funded business

  • Private Client Sales Manager of Foresight Group between 2008 and 2009

  • Prime Brokerage Analyst (third year) at Goldman Sachs during 2007

  • Business Development Executive of Invicta Capital between 2005 and 2007

  • Holds a BA (Hons) in Economics and French Studies from Oxford Brookes University

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Sumble Farooqi
US FINANCIAL CONTROLLER
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Sumble Farooqi

US FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

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Sumble Farooqi

US FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

US Financial Controller with over 15 years’ of experience in private equity, funds management and financial accounting and reporting

Ms. Farooqi is responsible for providing financial and accounting compliance to the Quinbrook US team and portfolio companies with regards to financial reporting, tax compliance, audit processes and all company accounts

  • Ms. Farooqi was previously Director of Fund Accounting and Finance at Salient Partners and CFO/Controller at Genesis Park in Houston

  • Financial Reporting Manger at D.E. Shaw & Co. and was Financial Services Senior Auditor for Ernst & Young in New York

  • She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Baruch College, New York and is working on her MBA. Ms. Farooqi is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York

 

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Sejal Parmar
FINANCE AND OPERATIONS MANAGER
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Sejal Parmar

FINANCE AND OPERATIONS MANAGER

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Sejal Parmar

FINANCE AND OPERATIONS MANAGER

Finance and Operations Manager with over 9 years’ experience in the administration of Private Equity and Real Estate Funds

Ms. Parmar is responsible for assisting the Head of Compliance with the financial and operational functions at Quinbrook

  • Client Services Senior Account at IQEQ Administration Services UK Limited

  • Audit Senior/Manager at Arram Berlyn Gardener

  • Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Financials Management from the University of Loughborough and is ACA Qualified with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

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Carly Walker
ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE
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Carly Walker

ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE

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Carly Walker

ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE

Accounting Associate with over 11 years’ experience in accounting

  • Previously worked as an Office Manager at DIS Capital Management and before that, Mrs. Walker spent approximately 10 years as Office Manager of Maxwell Drummond International, a global executive search firm specialized in all sectors of the energy industries.  Mrs. Walker was responsible for the financials, budgeting and local tax compliance

  • Holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Houston – Downtown

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Emma Arias
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
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Emma Arias

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

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Emma Arias

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Executive Assistant wither over 14 years’ experience in executive support and office management 

Ms. Arias is Executive Assistant to David Scaysbrook and responsible for the coordination of Quinbrook Investment Committee and portfolio company board meetings along with global HR administration

  • Executive Assistant in the CEI division at Capital Dynamics between 2012 and 2015 supporting David Scaysbrook

  • Previously worked at PwC within the Risk and Controls Solutions business unit as PA to the national lead partner and global lead for governance risk and compliance

  • Holds a Certificate in Governance and Risk Management and is an Affiliated Member of the Governance Institute of Australia

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Georgie Soames
OFFICE MANAGER
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Georgie Soames

OFFICE MANAGER

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Georgie Soames

OFFICE MANAGER

Office Manager with over 12 years’ experience in executive support and office management

Ms. Soames is responsible for the coordination and management of Quinbrook’s UK office

  • Executive Assistant at Crescent Credit Europe LLP between 2013 and 2017 supporting 4 Senior Directors

  • Previously worked at Schroders NewFinance Capital, the Fund of Hedge Funds branch of Schroders. Ms. Soames worked within the Sales and Marketing team as Marketing Analyst

  • Holds a BA Hons from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne

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