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Brisbane
Robert BarnesBrisbane

Robert Barnes is an Operating Partner of Corsair Infrastructure Partners and is based in Australia. Mr. Barnes has worked in the private sector and with government business enterprises, and has been a company director of a number of businesses and organizations operating in the Australian Transport and Logistics sectors.
In addition to his significant operational management experience in very challenging commercial environments, he has had extensive involvement in the strategic assessment, purchase and integration of acquisitions into corporations and related major change management initiatives.
More recently as CEO and Project Director of Wiggins Island Coal Terminal (circa $3b infrastructure project), Mr. Barnes led the construction completion of the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal, which involved the recovery of challenging budget and schedule outcomes for shareholders and the successful commercialization of a strategically important piece of infrastructure for Queensland.
Mr. Barnes has a PG Diploma and Master of Management from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Atlanta
Benjamin R. DeCostaAtlanta

Mr. DeCosta is an Operating Partner of Corsair Infrastructure Partners and is based in Atlanta. He is a nationally recognized aviation industry leader and has more than 40 years of experience including 12 years as General Manager of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and nearly five years as the General Manager of Newark International Airport (EWR). Mr. DeCosta currently serves as the principal of DeCosta Consulting, LLC, a consulting firm serving the aviation industry.
Mr. DeCosta previously served on the boards of directors of two of the world’s leading aviation organizations, Airports Council International (ACI-NA & ACI-World) and the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). He earned the Accredited Airport Executive designation from AAAE. Mr. DeCosta recently served as Vice Chair of ACI-NA’s World Business Partners Board and Vice Chair of the board of the Airports Consultants Council (ACC). He is currently a member of the steering committee of AAAE’s Corporate Committee. Mr. DeCosta also serves on several aviation-focused corporate boards including Corsair portfolio company Vantage Airport Group.
Mr. DeCosta holds a B.A. in Physics from Queens College and earned his J.D. from New York Law School. He served as an attorney and human resources manager for the Port Authority of NY and NJ as well as Chief of Staff in the New York City Human Resources Administration. Mr. DeCosta also attended Harvard’s Kennedy School program for state and local officials.

Chairman of Corsair Capital
E. Mervyn DaviesChairman of Corsair Capital

Lord Davies of Abersoch is Chairman of Corsair Capital and serves as a member of the Investment Committee of Corsair Infrastructure Partners. He is also a member of the Investment Committee and the Operating Committee of Corsair Capital. He joined Corsair Capital in 2010 and is based in London.

Lord Davies was U.K. Minister for Trade, Investment and Small Business and Infrastructure in 2009-2010. Prior to this appointment, he was Chairman of Standard Chartered PLC. He joined the Board of Standard Chartered PLC in 1997 and was Group Chief Executive from 2001 until 2006.

He has a wide range of interests, including his role as Chairman of the Trustees of the Royal Academy Trust. He was awarded a CBE for his services to the financial sector and the community in Hong Kong in 2002 where he served as a member of the HK Exchange fund for seven years. Lord Davies is also a JP in Hong Kong.

Managing Partner of Corsair Capital
D.T. Ignacio JayantiManaging Partner of Corsair Capital

Mr. Jayanti is the Managing Partner of Corsair Capital and serves as a member of the Investment Committee of Corsair Infrastructure Partners. He is also Chairman of the Investment Committee of Corsair Capital and heads the firm’s Operating Committee. He joined Corsair Capital in 1993 when the first Corsair fund was launched and is based in New York.

Prior to spinning off Corsair Capital as an independent business from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in 2006, Mr. Jayanti played a key role as a senior member of the investment team of the predecessor Corsair funds and also was responsible for managing the operations of the Corsair business from 1994 onwards. From 1994 to 1999, Mr. Jayanti was also a senior member of the Investment Banking Department of J.P. Morgan, where he headed the Emerging Markets Financial Institutions group. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Mr. Jayanti worked at Credit Suisse First Boston in the Financial Institutions group both in New York and London. His investment banking experience includes complex advisory assignments in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Mr. Jayanti holds both a B.A. and an M.A. in Economics from Queens’ College, Cambridge University. He is a member of the International Advisory Committee of Jacob Rothschild’s London-listed investment trust, RIT Capital Partners plc, and a member of the International Advisory Board of BritishAmerican Business.

Mr. Jayanti is also a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Finance Leaders Fellowship Program and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

Managing Director of Corsair Capital and Head of Corsair Infrastructure Partners
Hari R. RajanManaging Director of Corsair Capital and Head of Corsair Infrastructure Partners

Mr. Rajan is a Managing Director of Corsair Capital and the Head of Corsair Infrastructure Partners. He serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee of Corsair Infrastructure Partners and as a member of the Investment Committee of Corsair Capital. Mr. Rajan joined Corsair Capital in 1999 and is based in New York. Mr. Rajan is a board member of Corsair portfolio companies DP World Australia and Vantage Airport Group, where he serves as Lead Director.

From 1999 to 2001, concurrent with his responsibilities at Corsair Capital, Mr. Rajan was a member of the Emerging Markets Financial Institutions Group at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., where he participated in a number of transactions involving financial services companies across multiple geographies.

Mr. Rajan holds a B.A. in Economics and Applied Mathematics from Yale University and an M.B.A. with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Managing Director of Corsair Capital
Thomas DempseyManaging Director of Corsair Capital

Mr. Dempsey is a Managing Director of Corsair Capital. He joined Corsair in 2016 and is based in New York.

Mr. Dempsey is head of Corsair’s investor relations with limited partners. Prior to joining Corsair, Mr. Dempsey served as President of the North American Business of Fulcrum Asset Management, a UK-based asset management firm with $3.5 billion in assets under management. Prior to Fulcrum, Mr. Dempsey was a Partner and Head of Business Development at Tremblant Capital, where he was responsible for new business development, marketing and existing investor relationships. Previously, Mr. Dempsey worked at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he was a Managing Director in the Quantitative Strategies group with coverage responsibilities for hundreds of institutional investors across multiple products. Mr. Dempsey began his career at Fiduciary Trust where he was a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager.

Mr. Dempsey holds a B.A. in Government from Georgetown University. He is a member of the Board of Regents at Georgetown.

Chief Financial Officer of Corsair Capital
Paul CabralChief Financial Officer of Corsair Capital

Mr. Cabral is Chief Financial Officer of Corsair Capital. He joined Corsair in 2017 and is based in New York.

Mr. Cabral leads the finance functions of Corsair. Prior to joining Corsair, Mr. Cabral was the Vice President of Finance at Riverstone Equity Partners, where he managed the finance functions for the firm and served as Chief Financial Officer of the credit business. Prior to Riverstone, Mr. Cabral was Chief Financial Officer of Hampshire Equity Partners and Arsenal Capital Partners, both middle market buyout firms. Prior to Arsenal, Mr. Cabral was a Vice President in the Private Investment Accounting Group at Goldman Sachs & Company. Mr. Cabral started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Mr. Cabral earned a B.S. degree in Accounting from Villanova University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York.

Chief Operating Officer of Corsair Capital
Amy M. KnappChief Operating Officer of Corsair Capital

Ms. Knapp is Chief Operating Officer of Corsair Capital and serves as a member of the Investment Committee of Corsair Infrastructure Partners. She is a member of Corsair Capital’s Operating Committee. Ms. Knapp joined Corsair in 2001 and is based in New York. Ms. Knapp is a director of Corsair portfolio company Itínere Infraestructuras.

Ms. Knapp leads the finance, legal, compliance, human talent, information technology and office management functions of Corsair. She is also involved with investor relations and various other initiatives at the firm. Prior to joining Corsair, Ms. Knapp was a member of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s finance team, where she was involved with the firm’s role as sponsor of the first two Corsair funds raised. Previously, she worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the firm’s capital markets audit and assurance practice.

Ms. Knapp is a certified public accountant, holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University at Albany, SUNY and an M.B.A. from the New York University Stern School of Business. She is a board member of The University at Albany Foundation, serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board for The University at Albany, SUNY’s School of Business, and a member of the NY Women’s Forum.

Managing Director of Corsair Infrastructure Partners*
Mark E. LorkinManaging Director of Corsair Infrastructure Partners*

Mr. Lorkin is a Managing Director of Corsair Infrastructure Partners and serves as a member of the Investment Committee. He joined Corsair in 2015 and is based in Sydney. He is a board member of Corsair portfolio companies Kelda Holdings, Itínere Infraestructuras and DP World Australia, where he also serves as the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Prior to joining Corsair, Mr. Lorkin served as a Managing Director of Citi for 15 years, which included eight years in London. While at Citi he held a number of roles across Mergers & Acquisitions, Debt Capital Markets, Acquisition Finance and Private Equity.

Mr. Lorkin holds a BCom with honors from The University of Melbourne, where he graduated with a first class distinction.

*Services provided by way of an independent contractor agreement

Principal of Corsair Infrastructure Partners
Vicky ChanPrincipal of Corsair Infrastructure Partners

Ms. Chan is a Principal of Corsair Infrastructure Partners. She joined Corsair in 2015 and is based in London. She is a director of Corsair portfolio companies Kelda Holdings and Itínere Infraestructuras, where she also serves as a member of the Remuneration and Audit Subcommittees.

Prior to joining Corsair, Ms. Chan was a Director of Citi where she was a board member of various portfolio companies, as well as the interim Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Citi Infrastructure Investors. Ms. Chan began her career at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein where she was an investment banker focused on Utilities and Renewables Energy.

Ms. Chan holds a BSc in Economics from University College London.

Principal of Corsair Infrastructure Partners*
Antonio Herrera BustamantePrincipal of Corsair Infrastructure Partners*

Mr. Herrera is a Principal of Corsair Infrastructure Partners. He joined Corsair in 2015 and is based in Madrid. He is a director of Corsair portfolio company Itínere Infraestructuras, where he also serves as the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit Committee.

Prior to joining Corsair, Mr. Herrera served as an investment professional with Citi Infrastructure Investors, where in addition to Itínere he also served as a director of Vantage Airport Group.

Formerly, Mr. Herrera served as a Managing Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Itínere, where he worked on a variety of transactions across multiple geographies in the infrastructure sector, including mergers and acquisitions and financing activities. He has also served as a professor in postgraduate courses and speaker in various forums and congresses.

Mr. Herrera holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and an M.B.A. from UPCO-ICADE and Master in Finance from EOI.

*Services provided by way of an independent contractor agreement

Principal of Corsair Infrastructure Partners
Michael P. OsbornePrincipal of Corsair Infrastructure Partners

Mr. Osborne is a Principal of Corsair Infrastructure Partners. He joined Corsair in 2015 and is based in London. He is a director of Corsair portfolio companies Kelda Holdings, its principal subsidiary Yorkshire Water Services, and Itínere Infraestructuras.

Prior to joining Corsair, Mr. Osborne served as an investment professional with Citi Infrastructure Investors, where he worked on asset management and a variety of acquisitions and divestments. Mr. Osborne began his career in 2002 with Ernst & Young and then moved to Citi, where he advised on project financing, mergers and acquisitions and capital raising within the infrastructure sector, before joining Citi Infrastructure Investors in 2008.

Mr. Osborne holds an MChem in Chemistry from Oxford University.

Principal of Corsair Infrastructure Partners
Cynthia J. PraschnikPrincipal of Corsair Infrastructure Partners

Ms. Praschnik is a Principal of Corsair Infrastructure Partners. She joined Corsair in 2015 and is based in New York. She serves as a director of Corsair portfolio companies Vantage Airport Group, Itínere Infraestructuras and DP World Australia, and also serves on the Audit Committee of Vantage Airport Group.

Prior to joining Corsair, Ms. Praschnik served as an investment professional in Citigroup’s Alternative Investments division, where she worked on a US$3.4 billion infrastructure fund raise for Citi Infrastructure Partners and a variety of transactions in the transportation sector. Prior to that, Ms. Praschnik was with MBIA, working in its Global Infrastructure Finance Group and its International Division, where she held positions in France, the U.K. and the U.S. focusing on global project finance, structured finance and public finance.

Ms. Praschnik holds a B.A. in Economics from Manhattanville College.

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer of Corsair Capital
Jimmy WangGeneral Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer of Corsair Capital

Mr. Wang is General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Corsair Capital. He joined Corsair in 2013 and is based in New York.

Mr. Wang oversees all legal and compliance matters relating to the firm. Prior to joining Corsair, Mr. Wang was a Senior Vice President and Counsel at GSO Capital Partners LP (“GSO”), an affiliate of The Blackstone Group L.P., where he was responsible for legal, transactional, regulatory and compliance issues related to the investment management of private funds, registered funds and separately managed accounts. Prior to joining GSO in January 2008, Mr. Wang served as Assistant Vice President and Associate Counsel to ICON Capital Corp., where in addition to providing legal advice to executive management he had primary SEC filing responsibilities for six publicly registered investment funds. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Wang was an associate in Latham & Watkins LLP’s corporate transactional practice.

Mr. Wang graduated from Cornell Law School and received a B.A. in American Studies and American History from Northwestern University.

Vice President of Corsair Capital
Jean ZhaoVice President of Corsair Capital

Ms. Zhao is a Vice President of Corsair Capital. She joined Corsair in 2015 and is based in New York.

As a member of the Finance & Operations team, Ms. Zhao is responsible for the execution of the finance and other administrative support functions within Corsair in the New York. Prior to joining Corsair, Ms. Zhao was a consultant at Citi Infrastructure Partners, L.P., where she was responsible for financial reporting and other administrative support. Prior to that, Ms. Zhao worked in J.P. Morgan’s Private Equity Fund Administration group as a Vice President. At J.P. Morgan, Ms. Zhao managed a fund accounting team that provided fund administration services to a group of private equity funds. Previously, she worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP New York in the firm’s audit practice, leaving as a senior manager.

Ms. Zhao is a certified public accountant, holds a B.S. in international accounting from the Xiamen University, China.

Madrid
Juan María Nin GénovaMadrid

Mr. Nin is an Operating Partner of Corsair Capital and of Corsair Infrastructure Partners, and is based in Madrid. He was the former CEO of La Caixa and Banco Sabadell, and General Manager of Banco Santander. He has also been a member of the Board of Cepsa, Repsol, and Gas Natural.

Mr. Nin’s career path has focused on the banking industry. He was an architect of one of the most important bank merger processes in Spain. During the restructuring of the Spanish financial system, he led several mergers and acquisitions as well as the complex transformation of a savings bank into one of the leading financial institutions in the country..

Since joining the Spanish ministry team that negotiated the accession of Spain to the European Communities (1978-1980), Mr. Nin has been a staunch supporter of the European project. He is also one of the foremost advocates of the advantages of the free trade agreement between the US and the EU (the TTIP) and, as former Chairman of the US-Spain Council Foundation, is an expert in bilateral relations between those countries.

He is currently on the Board of Société Générale (France) and Dia and Azora (Spain), and a member of Deusto University and Esade Business Schools Counsels.

Mr. Nin graduated in Law and Economics from the University of Deusto and obtained a Master in Laws from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences.

Washington D.C.
John D. PorcariWashington D.C.

Mr. Porcari is an Operating Partner of Corsair Infrastructure Partners and is based in Washington D.C. He is President of US Advisory Services for WSP, a global professional services, planning, engineering and construction services firm. He is also currently serving as Interim Executive Director of the Gateway Program Development Corporation, the entity charged with designing, financing and constructing the Gateway program of projects in the NY/NJ metropolitan area.

Mr. Porcari previously served for four and a half years as Deputy Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation. As Deputy Secretary, John served as the department’s Chief Operating Officer, with day-to-day responsibility for DOT’s 10 operating administrations, 55,000 employees worldwide, and $70 billion operating budget.

Prior to being nominated by President Obama and unanimously confirmed by the Senate as DOT Deputy Secretary, Mr. Porcari twice served as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation, leading the only state-level DOT that includes statewide transit, aviation, port, highway, rail, bridge and tunnel authority and motor vehicle licensing modes. Mr. Porcari also served as CFO and COO of the University of Maryland, as well as a variety of economic development positions at the local and state government levels.