Team

Emil W. Henry, Jr., Founder and CEO of Tiger Infrastructure Partners, is a recognized leader and innovator in private equity and public policy. 

Building on a decades-long track record in high-profile government and private-sector roles, Emil launched Tiger in 2010 to provide transformational growth capital to enable the infrastructure of tomorrow.  Since then, Tiger and its partners have deployed billions of dollars to develop, construct, and operate new and next generation infrastructure across the Digital Infrastructure, Energy Transition and Transportation sectors in North America and Europe.  Under Emil’s leadership, Tiger has emerged as an innovator in the infrastructure market.

In 2005, Emil was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. In this capacity, he oversaw the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection, where he identified the vast unmet need for private investment to create and enhance America’s infrastructure. To capitalize on this market opportunity, he joined Lehman Brothers upon leaving government in 2007.  As Global Head of Lehman’s infrastructure private equity business, he assembled the core team that is today responsible for managing Tiger’s infrastructure funds.

At the U.S. Treasury, Emil was one of the first senior U.S. officials to identify how a systemic crisis might unfold due to Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s concentrated holdings of sub-prime mortgages. He subsequently led Treasury’s efforts to establish emergency response protocols in the event of a financial crisis. His foresight and leadership were recognized with the Alexander Hamilton Award, Treasury’s highest honor.

From 1990 until he entered government in 2005, Emil was a Partner and Managing Director with Gleacher Partners.  As Chairman of Asset Management, he led the firm’s expansion into a sophisticated array of innovative alternative investments from its initial industry-leading M&A focus. Previously, he was a member of Morgan Stanley’s private equity group.

Emil holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics, cum laude, from Yale University.  He is member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  He is also an author and has commented on key investment and financial policy issues in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, National Review, Politico and the Washington Post.

Emil currently is the Chairman of the Sunlight Financial board and serves on the boards of Tiger portfolio companies 11:11 Systems, American Natural, Danskammer, Forsa Energy, Granite Comfort, Modern Aviation, NorthLink Aviation, Qwello, SmartSky Networks, Strategic Venue Partners, Summit Brazil Renewables and Summit Carbon Solutions. He also serves on the boards of Colonnade Acquisition Corp. II, Easterly Government Properties, and Arrowmark.  Previously, Emil represented the U.S. Treasury on the boards of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) and the National Gallery of Art.

Marc Blair is a Senior Managing Director and the COO of Tiger Infrastructure. He has been a member of the Tiger Partners Infrastructure team since the firm’s inception. Marc was previously a member of the Lehman Brothers' infrastructure private equity team. Prior to that, he served as a Managing Director in the Lehman Brothers Natural Resources Group and as a credit officer with Christiania Bank. Marc serves on the boards of American Natural, Danskammer, Granite Comfort, NorthLink Aviation, Strategic Venue Partners, and is a board observer at Sunlight Financial, Summit Carbon Solutions and Summit Brazil Renewables. He holds a BA in International Affairs from Colgate and an MBA with High Honors from the University of Chicago.

Alessandro Boninsegna is a Senior Managing Director and has been a member of the Tiger Infrastructure Partners team since the firm’s inception. Alessandro was previously a member of the Lehman Brothers' infrastructure private equity team, based in London. Prior to that, he was a member of the Lehman Brothers’ Merchant Banking Group, the firm’s private equity investment team, based in London and New York. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Alessandro was a management consultant at Bain & Company in Milan and a certified public accountant at Haarmann Hemmelrath in Munich. He serves on the boards of American Natural, Crosslake Fibre, Forsa Energy, Qwello, Stellium Holdings, Tiger Cool Express, Zenobe Energy, and is a board observer at Summit Brazil Renewables. He was previously a board member at Etix Everywhere and Sunlight Financial. Alessandro holds a degree in Business Administration, cum laude, from Bocconi University in Italy and is a native speaker of German and Italian.

Adam Emmert is a Senior Managing Director and has been a member of the Tiger Infrastructure Partners team since the firm’s inception. Adam was previously a member of Lehman Brothers' infrastructure private equity team. Prior to that, he held positions with Highstar Capital, the Lehman Brothers’ Merchant Banking Group and the Lehman Brothers' Global Power Group. Adam serves on the boards of 11:11 Systems, Crosslake Fibre, Danskammer, Modern Aviation, NorthLink Aviation, and Tiger Cool Express and previously served on the board of Hudson Fiber Network. Additionally, he is a board observer at SmartSky Networks. Adam holds a BA from Kenyon College, an MA in International Affairs and International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Nattha Aroonratsakul is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Nattha was an investment banking Associate at Goldman Sachs in the Industrials group. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Nattha was an investment banking Analyst at Imperial Capital. Nattha holds a BS in Business Administration and a BA in Psychology from the University of Southern California and an MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Chris Aventuro is an Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Chris was an investment banking Analyst at Barclays in the Global Power & Utilities Group. Chris holds a BS in Finance from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.

Cathy Basquel is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Cathy was an Associate at The Blackstone Group in their European Real Estate Group. Prior to Blackstone, Cathy was a member of the Debt Restructuring Group at Deloitte Corporate Finance. Cathy holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University College Dublin in Ireland and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Andy Baum is a Managing Director at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Andy was an Associate at CHS Capital where he focused on private equity investments in the industrial, distribution and consumer sectors. Prior to CHS Capital, he was a member of the Industrials Investment Banking group at Citi. Andy serves on the boards of 11:11 Systems, Crosslake Fibre, Modern Aviation, Qwello, and Strategic Venue Partners. Andy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

Alex Black is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and serves as Chairman and CEO of Granite Comfort LP. Previously, Alex was a Partner and Head of Portfolio Management at Alinda Capital Partners. Prior to joining Alinda, Alex was a Senior Director of Kroll Zolfo Cooper working in interim C-level positions and advisory work specializing in implementing strategic and operational turnarounds for energy and manufacturing companies. Alex has over 25 years of operational experience including developing best-in-class ESG programs and has been a noted speaker on ESG issues facing infrastructure companies. Alex is currently a board member at Granite Comfort, Tiger Cool Express and a board observer at American Natural.  He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Exeter University and he is a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Accountant.

Josh Blank is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Josh was an investment banking Analyst at Bank of America in the Technology, Media and Telecom Group. Josh holds a BS, summa cum laude, in Finance from the New York University Stern School of Business.

Joe Clemente is a Senior Vice President at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Before joining Tiger, Joe was a Principal at AIMPERA Capital Partners where he evaluated and executed middle market infrastructure investments. Prior to AIMPERA, Joe held positions at its predecessor, American Infrastructure Funds, and its portfolio company Empire Petroleum Partners. Joe has served on the boards of portfolio companies across a variety of infrastructure sub-sectors. Earlier in his career, Joe was an Associate in the Natural Resources Group at Barclays and Lehman Brothers. Joe is a CFA Charterholder and holds a BS in Finance and Economics, magna cum laude, from Lehigh University and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Reid Danels is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Reid was an investment banking Analyst at Stifel in the Diversified Industrials Group. Reid holds a BS in Finance and Accounting from the University of Maryland.

Alex Dennen is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Alex was in the investment banking division at Bank of America, where he focused on power and renewables as an Associate and industrials as an Analyst. Alex holds a BS in Finance from Indiana University.

Brett Diamond is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves the CEO of 11:11 Systems. Brett co-founded and previously served as the CEO of Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), a Tiger Infrastructure backed metro fiber provider which was sold to Extenet Systems in 2018. Brett is also a co-founder and board member of Interactive Telecom Solutions (ITS). Previously, Brett served as Managing Director of BCM One where he was responsible for global sales and business development. Brett holds a BA from Georgetown University.

Brendan Fogarty is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Brendan was a Senior Associate at Argand Partners where he focused on private equity investments in the industrial and consumer sectors. Prior to Argand, Brendan was an investment banking Analyst at Guggenheim Securities in the Technology, Media and Telecom group. Brendan holds a BS in Commerce with concentrations in Finance and Management from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.

Alex Franciscus joined Tiger infrastructure Partners in 2009 and is the Office Manager for Tiger Infrastructure Partner's New York Office. Prior to joining Tiger, Alex worked at Lehman Brothers as the Executive Assistant to Emil Henry. Alex also served as an Associate in Lehman Brothers Corporate Treasury Group. Alex holds a BS in Communications from Emerson College, and a MA in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the University of New Haven.

Stefano Giulietti is a Vice President at Tiger Infrastructure Partners, based in London. Before joining Tiger, Stefano worked on the infrastructure team at GIC in London, where he focused on private equity investments in the digital infrastructure, energy transition and transportation sectors. Prior to GIC, Stefano was an Associate on the investment team of Eiser Infrastructure Partners. Previously, he was a member of the Energy M&A team at Evercore. Stefano serves on the boards of Forsa Energy and Stellium Holdings. He holds a BA in Economics, cum laude, from Yale University.

Thomas Gray is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Danskammer Holdco, LLC.  Prior to joining Danskammer, he previously was a Managing Director and co-head of asset management at Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Inc., a $7.6 billion global infrastructure private equity fund. In this role, Tom was responsible for the asset management of 18 infrastructure and energy investments and served as a director on nine boards. Earlier in his career, Tom worked with members of the Tiger Infrastructure Partners team as a member of the Lehman Brothers Infrastructure Private Equity team and as a Senior Vice President of Lehman Brothers Global Power and Utilities group. Tom has over 11 years of operational experience and asset management experience and 21 years in financial services.  He holds both an MBA in finance and management and BS in finance and international business, both from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Andrew Harris is a Managing Director and the Head of Investor Relations and ESG for Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Andrew was a Managing Director at North Sky Capital. Prior to that, he held positions at Threadmark, Forum Capital Partners and Broadgate Consultants. Andrew is an Honorary Advisor to the Board (emeritus status) of The Resolution Project. He holds a BA in History from Columbia University.

TJ Hiler is the Assistant Controller at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, TJ was a Senior Accountant at Veritas Capital. Prior to Veritas Capital, he was a Senior Assurance Associate in the Financial Services Office at Ernst & Young. TJ holds a BS in Accountancy, Cum Laude, from Providence College and is a graduate of the Providence College Liberal Arts Honors Program. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.

Kevin Hillmer is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Kevin was an investment banking Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities in the Energy and Power Group. Kevin holds a BS, summa cum laude, in Finance from the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.

Lauren Hooda is an Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Lauren was an investment banking Analyst at Citigroup in the Media and Telecommunications group. Lauren holds a BS in Chemistry from the University of Chicago.

Jason Kaslow is the CFO and CCO of Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Jason was the Controller and Director of Investor Relations at Zelnick Media Capital (ZMC). Prior to joining Zelnick Media Capital, Jason was a Senior Accountant at Citi Private Equity Services, CitiGroup’s private equity fund administration division. Jason holds a BS in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Emily Nevins is an Executive Assistant at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Emily worked as a medical assistant with Shore Heart Group and as an administrative assistant with ACES Baseball, Inc. Emily holds a BA in Communications from Iona College.

Keith Muller in an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as CEO and as a board member of Interactive Telecom Solutions (ITS). ITS is a nationally recognized master telecom agency specializing in carrier sourcing and network optimization. Previously, Keith founded Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), a Tiger Infrastructure Partners backed metro fiber provider which sold to Extenet Systems in 2018. As a board member and COO of HFN, Keith was responsible for company operations including network design, construction and deployment. He has over 25 years of diverse experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to ITS and HFN, he was Managing Director at Metropolitan Fiber Systems (MFS). After MFS was acquired, he founded Blue Chip Consulting, a telecom consulting company. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Crosslake Fibre. Keith attended Syracuse University.

Tom Riley is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners where he serves on the Board of Strategic Venue Partners. Tom is a seasoned executive, experienced leader and builder of growth businesses. He has led numerous companies as CEO, most recently as Chief Executive and President of Seniorlink, a tech-enabled health services company, which he successfully sold to Thomas H. Lee Partners. In 2017, Tom was appointed to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker's inaugural Council to Address Aging. He holds an MBA from Boston University and BA from Colby College.

Graham Sharp is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and also serves as a Senior Advisor to Oliver Wyman on commercial strategies in commodities and energy transition. He also serves on the board of Global Energy Storage, a platform focused on storage and logistics of energy transition fuels. Graham is an active investor in the renewable energy sector and previously served on the board of Zenobe Energy and EOS Energy Enterprises. Graham started his career in the commodities sector and was a co-founder of Trafigura and Chairman of Puma Energy. He holds a first class degree in Engineering, Economics and Management from St. John’s College, University of Oxford.

Michael Stellati is an Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Michael was an investment banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs in the Global Industrials group. Michael holds a BSc in Management with concentrations in Finance and Economics from the Boston College Carroll School of Management.

Jack Tankersley is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and serves as a Managing Director of Meritage Funds, which he co-founded. As a management and strategy expert and Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) Implementer, Jack provides dynamic, powerful training to entrepreneurs and leadership teams. His decades of experience as an investor and director of venture and private equity-backed enterprises give him a unique and keen perspective into the world of the entrepreneur. Jack has more than 40 years of experience as a private equity investor, having raised and managed more than $1.0 billion during his career. His career began in 1974 at the Continental Illinois Bank. Prior to founding Meritage, Jack co-founded Centennial Funds in 1981 and served as its CEO and/or CIO until 1997. He serves and has served on numerous boards of directors of portfolio companies. Jack currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and his alma mater, Denison University. He is a past President and Chairman of the Denver Area Council Boy Scouts of America and is an Emeriti Advisor to the Tuck Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship. Further, he serves as an advisor to the Colorado Impact Fund, Cheyenne Capital and Unreasonable Capital. Jack received a BA with High Honors from Denison University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Howard Taylor is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of Danskammer. Previously, Howard was the CEO of Envia Energy, a landfill gas to liquids company. Prior to Envia, Howard served as Vice President of Asset Management and Development for the Gulf region at NRG where he was responsible for more than 12,000 MW of nuclear, wind, coal and gas-fired generation assets. Prior to NRG, Howard held senior positions with Calpine, LS Power, General Electric and Tessera Solar. Howard serves on the board of Danskammer and Atlas Scholars, a charitable education program in Houston.  He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University, a JD from the University of Tulsa, an LLM from the University of Houston and an MBA from East Texas State University.

Rachel Vincent is a Finance, Compliance and Operations Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Rachel was an Assurance Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Alternative Investments and Technology, Media and Telecommunication group. Rachel holds a BS in Accounting from Hunter College and BA in Psychology from Stony Brook University.

Christine Weydig is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and also the Executive Director of the Coalition for Reimagined Mobility, which seeks to advance equitable and sustainable transportation globally. Previously, she was Director of Sustainability at the Port Authority of NY & NJ, where she led efforts to achieve that organization's industry-leading net-zero climate commitments across the agency's airports, seaports, bridges and tunnels, rail systems, and buildings and transportation hubs. Christine’s career in public service also included tenures at the US Departments of State and Energy, where she specialized in international energy development in the Middle East and Africa. A recognized subject matter expert in sustainable solutions and technologies, she also spent several years in management consulting, primarily in emerging markets and change management, working with public and private sector clients. Christine holds a master's degree in International Energy Management and Policy from Columbia University and a BA from Cornell University.

Emmanuel Yapo is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as the EVP of Strategy and Corporate Development at Modern Aviation which he co-founded with Modern Aviation’s CEO. Emmanuel also serves as a board member of NorthLink Aviation. Previously, he was the Director of Corporate Development at Atlantic Aviation. Prior to Atlantic Aviation, Emmanuel spent approximately 10 years at Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, where he was responsible for Fixed-Base Operations (FBO) acquisitions and development to support the build-up of Atlantic Aviation’s FBO network, the second largest FBO chain in the United States. Previously, Emmanuel worked in financial planning and analysis at General Electric in France, Germany, and Italy and as an auditor at Mazars group. Earlier in his career, he worked in corporate development at Brambles Europe, a subsidiary of Brambles Group, a supply chain logistics company. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MSc from ESCP EUROPE and is a graduate of the General Electric Financial Management Program.

Emil Henry, Jr.

CEO

Emil W. Henry, Jr., Founder and CEO of Tiger Infrastructure Partners, is a recognized leader and innovator in private equity and public policy. 

Building on a decades-long track record in high-profile government and private-sector roles, Emil launched Tiger in 2010 to provide transformational growth capital to enable the infrastructure of tomorrow.  Since then, Tiger and its partners have deployed billions of dollars to develop, construct, and operate new and next generation infrastructure across the Digital Infrastructure, Energy Transition and Transportation sectors in North America and Europe.  Under Emil’s leadership, Tiger has emerged as an innovator in the infrastructure market.

In 2005, Emil was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. In this capacity, he oversaw the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection, where he identified the vast unmet need for private investment to create and enhance America’s infrastructure. To capitalize on this market opportunity, he joined Lehman Brothers upon leaving government in 2007.  As Global Head of Lehman’s infrastructure private equity business, he assembled the core team that is today responsible for managing Tiger’s infrastructure funds.

At the U.S. Treasury, Emil was one of the first senior U.S. officials to identify how a systemic crisis might unfold due to Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s concentrated holdings of sub-prime mortgages. He subsequently led Treasury’s efforts to establish emergency response protocols in the event of a financial crisis. His foresight and leadership were recognized with the Alexander Hamilton Award, Treasury’s highest honor.

From 1990 until he entered government in 2005, Emil was a Partner and Managing Director with Gleacher Partners.  As Chairman of Asset Management, he led the firm’s expansion into a sophisticated array of innovative alternative investments from its initial industry-leading M&A focus. Previously, he was a member of Morgan Stanley’s private equity group.

Emil holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics, cum laude, from Yale University.  He is member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  He is also an author and has commented on key investment and financial policy issues in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, National Review, Politico and the Washington Post.

Emil currently is the Chairman of the Sunlight Financial board and serves on the boards of Tiger portfolio companies 11:11 Systems, American Natural, Danskammer, Forsa Energy, Granite Comfort, Modern Aviation, NorthLink Aviation, Qwello, SmartSky Networks, Strategic Venue Partners, Summit Brazil Renewables and Summit Carbon Solutions. He also serves on the boards of Colonnade Acquisition Corp. II, Easterly Government Properties, and Arrowmark.  Previously, Emil represented the U.S. Treasury on the boards of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) and the National Gallery of Art.

Marc Blair

COO & Senior Managing Director

Marc Blair is a Senior Managing Director and the COO of Tiger Infrastructure. He has been a member of the Tiger Partners Infrastructure team since the firm’s inception. Marc was previously a member of the Lehman Brothers' infrastructure private equity team. Prior to that, he served as a Managing Director in the Lehman Brothers Natural Resources Group and as a credit officer with Christiania Bank. Marc serves on the boards of American Natural, Danskammer, Granite Comfort, NorthLink Aviation, Strategic Venue Partners, and is a board observer at Sunlight Financial, Summit Carbon Solutions and Summit Brazil Renewables. He holds a BA in International Affairs from Colgate and an MBA with High Honors from the University of Chicago.

Alessandro Boninsegna

Senior Managing Director

Alessandro Boninsegna is a Senior Managing Director and has been a member of the Tiger Infrastructure Partners team since the firm’s inception. Alessandro was previously a member of the Lehman Brothers' infrastructure private equity team, based in London. Prior to that, he was a member of the Lehman Brothers’ Merchant Banking Group, the firm’s private equity investment team, based in London and New York. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Alessandro was a management consultant at Bain & Company in Milan and a certified public accountant at Haarmann Hemmelrath in Munich. He serves on the boards of American Natural, Crosslake Fibre, Forsa Energy, Qwello, Stellium Holdings, Tiger Cool Express, Zenobe Energy, and is a board observer at Summit Brazil Renewables. He was previously a board member at Etix Everywhere and Sunlight Financial. Alessandro holds a degree in Business Administration, cum laude, from Bocconi University in Italy and is a native speaker of German and Italian.

Adam Emmert

Senior Managing Director

Adam Emmert is a Senior Managing Director and has been a member of the Tiger Infrastructure Partners team since the firm’s inception. Adam was previously a member of Lehman Brothers' infrastructure private equity team. Prior to that, he held positions with Highstar Capital, the Lehman Brothers’ Merchant Banking Group and the Lehman Brothers' Global Power Group. Adam serves on the boards of 11:11 Systems, Crosslake Fibre, Danskammer, Modern Aviation, NorthLink Aviation, and Tiger Cool Express and previously served on the board of Hudson Fiber Network. Additionally, he is a board observer at SmartSky Networks. Adam holds a BA from Kenyon College, an MA in International Affairs and International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Nattha Aroonratsakul

Senior Associate

Nattha Aroonratsakul is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Nattha was an investment banking Associate at Goldman Sachs in the Industrials group. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Nattha was an investment banking Analyst at Imperial Capital. Nattha holds a BS in Business Administration and a BA in Psychology from the University of Southern California and an MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Chris Aventuro

Associate

Chris Aventuro is an Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Chris was an investment banking Analyst at Barclays in the Global Power & Utilities Group. Chris holds a BS in Finance from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.

Cathy Basquel

Senior Associate

Cathy Basquel is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Cathy was an Associate at The Blackstone Group in their European Real Estate Group. Prior to Blackstone, Cathy was a member of the Debt Restructuring Group at Deloitte Corporate Finance. Cathy holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University College Dublin in Ireland and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Andrew Baum

Managing Director

Andy Baum is a Managing Director at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Andy was an Associate at CHS Capital where he focused on private equity investments in the industrial, distribution and consumer sectors. Prior to CHS Capital, he was a member of the Industrials Investment Banking group at Citi. Andy serves on the boards of 11:11 Systems, Crosslake Fibre, Modern Aviation, Qwello, and Strategic Venue Partners. Andy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

Alex Black

Operating Partner

Alex Black is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and serves as Chairman and CEO of Granite Comfort LP. Previously, Alex was a Partner and Head of Portfolio Management at Alinda Capital Partners. Prior to joining Alinda, Alex was a Senior Director of Kroll Zolfo Cooper working in interim C-level positions and advisory work specializing in implementing strategic and operational turnarounds for energy and manufacturing companies. Alex has over 25 years of operational experience including developing best-in-class ESG programs and has been a noted speaker on ESG issues facing infrastructure companies. Alex is currently a board member at Granite Comfort, Tiger Cool Express and a board observer at American Natural.  He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Exeter University and he is a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Accountant.

Joshua Blank

Senior Associate

Josh Blank is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Josh was an investment banking Analyst at Bank of America in the Technology, Media and Telecom Group. Josh holds a BS, summa cum laude, in Finance from the New York University Stern School of Business.

Joseph Clemente

Senior Vice President

Joe Clemente is a Senior Vice President at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Before joining Tiger, Joe was a Principal at AIMPERA Capital Partners where he evaluated and executed middle market infrastructure investments. Prior to AIMPERA, Joe held positions at its predecessor, American Infrastructure Funds, and its portfolio company Empire Petroleum Partners. Joe has served on the boards of portfolio companies across a variety of infrastructure sub-sectors. Earlier in his career, Joe was an Associate in the Natural Resources Group at Barclays and Lehman Brothers. Joe is a CFA Charterholder and holds a BS in Finance and Economics, magna cum laude, from Lehigh University and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Reid Danels

Senior Associate

Reid Danels is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Reid was an investment banking Analyst at Stifel in the Diversified Industrials Group. Reid holds a BS in Finance and Accounting from the University of Maryland.

Alex Dennen

Senior Associate

Alex Dennen is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Alex was in the investment banking division at Bank of America, where he focused on power and renewables as an Associate and industrials as an Analyst. Alex holds a BS in Finance from Indiana University.

Brett Diamond

Operating Partner

Brett Diamond is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves the CEO of 11:11 Systems. Brett co-founded and previously served as the CEO of Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), a Tiger Infrastructure backed metro fiber provider which was sold to Extenet Systems in 2018. Brett is also a co-founder and board member of Interactive Telecom Solutions (ITS). Previously, Brett served as Managing Director of BCM One where he was responsible for global sales and business development. Brett holds a BA from Georgetown University.

Brendan Fogarty

Senior Associate

Brendan Fogarty is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Brendan was a Senior Associate at Argand Partners where he focused on private equity investments in the industrial and consumer sectors. Prior to Argand, Brendan was an investment banking Analyst at Guggenheim Securities in the Technology, Media and Telecom group. Brendan holds a BS in Commerce with concentrations in Finance and Management from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.

Alexandra Franciscus

Office Manager

Alex Franciscus joined Tiger infrastructure Partners in 2009 and is the Office Manager for Tiger Infrastructure Partner's New York Office. Prior to joining Tiger, Alex worked at Lehman Brothers as the Executive Assistant to Emil Henry. Alex also served as an Associate in Lehman Brothers Corporate Treasury Group. Alex holds a BS in Communications from Emerson College, and a MA in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the University of New Haven.

Stefano Giulietti

Vice President

Stefano Giulietti is a Vice President at Tiger Infrastructure Partners, based in London. Before joining Tiger, Stefano worked on the infrastructure team at GIC in London, where he focused on private equity investments in the digital infrastructure, energy transition and transportation sectors. Prior to GIC, Stefano was an Associate on the investment team of Eiser Infrastructure Partners. Previously, he was a member of the Energy M&A team at Evercore. Stefano serves on the boards of Forsa Energy and Stellium Holdings. He holds a BA in Economics, cum laude, from Yale University.

Thomas Gray

Operating Partner

Thomas Gray is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Danskammer Holdco, LLC.  Prior to joining Danskammer, he previously was a Managing Director and co-head of asset management at Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Inc., a $7.6 billion global infrastructure private equity fund. In this role, Tom was responsible for the asset management of 18 infrastructure and energy investments and served as a director on nine boards. Earlier in his career, Tom worked with members of the Tiger Infrastructure Partners team as a member of the Lehman Brothers Infrastructure Private Equity team and as a Senior Vice President of Lehman Brothers Global Power and Utilities group. Tom has over 11 years of operational experience and asset management experience and 21 years in financial services.  He holds both an MBA in finance and management and BS in finance and international business, both from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Andrew Harris

Managing Director & Head of Investor Relations and ESG

Andrew Harris is a Managing Director and the Head of Investor Relations and ESG for Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Andrew was a Managing Director at North Sky Capital. Prior to that, he held positions at Threadmark, Forum Capital Partners and Broadgate Consultants. Andrew is an Honorary Advisor to the Board (emeritus status) of The Resolution Project. He holds a BA in History from Columbia University.

Thomas (TJ) Hiler

Assistant Controller

TJ Hiler is the Assistant Controller at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, TJ was a Senior Accountant at Veritas Capital. Prior to Veritas Capital, he was a Senior Assurance Associate in the Financial Services Office at Ernst & Young. TJ holds a BS in Accountancy, Cum Laude, from Providence College and is a graduate of the Providence College Liberal Arts Honors Program. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.

Kevin Hillmer

Senior Associate

Kevin Hillmer is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Kevin was an investment banking Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities in the Energy and Power Group. Kevin holds a BS, summa cum laude, in Finance from the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.

Lauren Hooda

Associate

Lauren Hooda is an Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Lauren was an investment banking Analyst at Citigroup in the Media and Telecommunications group. Lauren holds a BS in Chemistry from the University of Chicago.

Jason Kaslow

CFO & CCO

Jason Kaslow is the CFO and CCO of Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Jason was the Controller and Director of Investor Relations at Zelnick Media Capital (ZMC). Prior to joining Zelnick Media Capital, Jason was a Senior Accountant at Citi Private Equity Services, CitiGroup’s private equity fund administration division. Jason holds a BS in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Emily Nevins

Executive Assistant

Emily Nevins is an Executive Assistant at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Emily worked as a medical assistant with Shore Heart Group and as an administrative assistant with ACES Baseball, Inc. Emily holds a BA in Communications from Iona College.

Keith Muller

Operating Partner

Keith Muller in an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as CEO and as a board member of Interactive Telecom Solutions (ITS). ITS is a nationally recognized master telecom agency specializing in carrier sourcing and network optimization. Previously, Keith founded Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), a Tiger Infrastructure Partners backed metro fiber provider which sold to Extenet Systems in 2018. As a board member and COO of HFN, Keith was responsible for company operations including network design, construction and deployment. He has over 25 years of diverse experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to ITS and HFN, he was Managing Director at Metropolitan Fiber Systems (MFS). After MFS was acquired, he founded Blue Chip Consulting, a telecom consulting company. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Crosslake Fibre. Keith attended Syracuse University.

Tom Riley

Operating Partner

Tom Riley is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners where he serves on the Board of Strategic Venue Partners. Tom is a seasoned executive, experienced leader and builder of growth businesses. He has led numerous companies as CEO, most recently as Chief Executive and President of Seniorlink, a tech-enabled health services company, which he successfully sold to Thomas H. Lee Partners. In 2017, Tom was appointed to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker's inaugural Council to Address Aging. He holds an MBA from Boston University and BA from Colby College.

Graham Sharp

Operating Partner

Graham Sharp is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and also serves as a Senior Advisor to Oliver Wyman on commercial strategies in commodities and energy transition. He also serves on the board of Global Energy Storage, a platform focused on storage and logistics of energy transition fuels. Graham is an active investor in the renewable energy sector and previously served on the board of Zenobe Energy and EOS Energy Enterprises. Graham started his career in the commodities sector and was a co-founder of Trafigura and Chairman of Puma Energy. He holds a first class degree in Engineering, Economics and Management from St. John’s College, University of Oxford.

Michael Stellati

Associate

Michael Stellati is an Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Michael was an investment banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs in the Global Industrials group. Michael holds a BSc in Management with concentrations in Finance and Economics from the Boston College Carroll School of Management.

Jack Tankersley

Operating Partner

Jack Tankersley is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and serves as a Managing Director of Meritage Funds, which he co-founded. As a management and strategy expert and Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) Implementer, Jack provides dynamic, powerful training to entrepreneurs and leadership teams. His decades of experience as an investor and director of venture and private equity-backed enterprises give him a unique and keen perspective into the world of the entrepreneur. Jack has more than 40 years of experience as a private equity investor, having raised and managed more than $1.0 billion during his career. His career began in 1974 at the Continental Illinois Bank. Prior to founding Meritage, Jack co-founded Centennial Funds in 1981 and served as its CEO and/or CIO until 1997. He serves and has served on numerous boards of directors of portfolio companies. Jack currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and his alma mater, Denison University. He is a past President and Chairman of the Denver Area Council Boy Scouts of America and is an Emeriti Advisor to the Tuck Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship. Further, he serves as an advisor to the Colorado Impact Fund, Cheyenne Capital and Unreasonable Capital. Jack received a BA with High Honors from Denison University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Howard Taylor

Operating Partner

Howard Taylor is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of Danskammer. Previously, Howard was the CEO of Envia Energy, a landfill gas to liquids company. Prior to Envia, Howard served as Vice President of Asset Management and Development for the Gulf region at NRG where he was responsible for more than 12,000 MW of nuclear, wind, coal and gas-fired generation assets. Prior to NRG, Howard held senior positions with Calpine, LS Power, General Electric and Tessera Solar. Howard serves on the board of Danskammer and Atlas Scholars, a charitable education program in Houston.  He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University, a JD from the University of Tulsa, an LLM from the University of Houston and an MBA from East Texas State University.

Rachel Vincent

Finance, Compliance & Operations Associate

Rachel Vincent is a Finance, Compliance and Operations Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Rachel was an Assurance Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Alternative Investments and Technology, Media and Telecommunication group. Rachel holds a BS in Accounting from Hunter College and BA in Psychology from Stony Brook University.

Christine Weydig

Operating Partner

Christine Weydig is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and also the Executive Director of the Coalition for Reimagined Mobility, which seeks to advance equitable and sustainable transportation globally. Previously, she was Director of Sustainability at the Port Authority of NY & NJ, where she led efforts to achieve that organization's industry-leading net-zero climate commitments across the agency's airports, seaports, bridges and tunnels, rail systems, and buildings and transportation hubs. Christine’s career in public service also included tenures at the US Departments of State and Energy, where she specialized in international energy development in the Middle East and Africa. A recognized subject matter expert in sustainable solutions and technologies, she also spent several years in management consulting, primarily in emerging markets and change management, working with public and private sector clients. Christine holds a master's degree in International Energy Management and Policy from Columbia University and a BA from Cornell University.

Emmanuel Yapo

Operating Partner

Emmanuel Yapo is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as the EVP of Strategy and Corporate Development at Modern Aviation which he co-founded with Modern Aviation’s CEO. Emmanuel also serves as a board member of NorthLink Aviation. Previously, he was the Director of Corporate Development at Atlantic Aviation. Prior to Atlantic Aviation, Emmanuel spent approximately 10 years at Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, where he was responsible for Fixed-Base Operations (FBO) acquisitions and development to support the build-up of Atlantic Aviation’s FBO network, the second largest FBO chain in the United States. Previously, Emmanuel worked in financial planning and analysis at General Electric in France, Germany, and Italy and as an auditor at Mazars group. Earlier in his career, he worked in corporate development at Brambles Europe, a subsidiary of Brambles Group, a supply chain logistics company. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MSc from ESCP EUROPE and is a graduate of the General Electric Financial Management Program.

Bill is a Senior Advisor to Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Bill is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Laverack Capital Partners, a private investment firm. Previously, Bill was a Managing Partner of J.H. Whitney & Co., a Managing Director of Gleacher & Co., a Principal and original member of the private equity group at Morgan Stanley & Co., and an officer at Morgan Guaranty Trust Company. Bill has served on the boards of directors of numerous private and public companies, and he served as a trustee of several schools including St. Paul’s School, Choate Rosemary Hall, and New Canaan Country School. Bill is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano is a Senior Advisor to Tiger Infrastructure Partners and is one of the three Founding Partners and Chairman of Trilantic Europe. Vittorio spent 21 years at Lehman Brothers in Europe where he was Vice Chairman of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and occupied various positions over the years as head of Investment Banking Italy (Milan, 1989-98), Head of Mergers and Acquisitions EMEA (London, 1998-2006), Head of Private Equity EMEA (London, 2006-2008) and then Trilantic Europe. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Vittorio was a Managing Director of Banque Paribas heading Italian Investment and Merchant Banking (Milan, 1986-89) and a Vice President at Manufacturers Hanover Trust corporate finance (New York, 1982-86). For over 35 years Vittorio has worked in private equity investing and advisory in the key European geographies. His focus has been telecommunications and media, consumer goods and leisure. He is currently a member of the board of LeYa, ICS Maugeri, Marex Spectron, Elisabetta Franchi, Gamenet, Mediobanca S.p.A and Marchesi Frescobaldi. Vittorio holds an MA in Economics from Columbia University and a BA Honours in Economics and Mathematics from Sussex University.

Bruce Rastetter is Senior Advisor at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and is the founder of FS, a Brazilian biofuels and energy platform that owns the largest corn-based ethanol production platform in South America. Bruce currently serves as the CEO of Summit Group, an umbrella organization encompassing various agricultural interests, including grain and meat production, renewable energy, and international development ventures. Over the years, Bruce has led various agribusiness companies, including serving as founder and CEO of Heartland Pork Enterprises, a leading U.S. pork producer, and as co-founder and CEO of Hawkeye Energy Holdings, one of the largest pure-play ethanol producers in the United States. Bruce is an active philanthropist and has served as an advisor and member of several boards, including the American Agriculture and Energy Council, AltEnergy LLC, Cultivation Corridor, Iowa Premium Beef, GMT Corporation Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Rural American Fund. He previously served as president of the Iowa Board of Regents, working on initiatives across the Regents system. Bruce holds a BA in Political Science from University of Iowa.

William Laverack, Jr.

Senior Advisor

Bill is a Senior Advisor to Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Bill is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Laverack Capital Partners, a private investment firm. Previously, Bill was a Managing Partner of J.H. Whitney & Co., a Managing Director of Gleacher & Co., a Principal and original member of the private equity group at Morgan Stanley & Co., and an officer at Morgan Guaranty Trust Company. Bill has served on the boards of directors of numerous private and public companies, and he served as a trustee of several schools including St. Paul’s School, Choate Rosemary Hall, and New Canaan Country School. Bill is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano

Senior Advisor

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano is a Senior Advisor to Tiger Infrastructure Partners and is one of the three Founding Partners and Chairman of Trilantic Europe. Vittorio spent 21 years at Lehman Brothers in Europe where he was Vice Chairman of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and occupied various positions over the years as head of Investment Banking Italy (Milan, 1989-98), Head of Mergers and Acquisitions EMEA (London, 1998-2006), Head of Private Equity EMEA (London, 2006-2008) and then Trilantic Europe. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Vittorio was a Managing Director of Banque Paribas heading Italian Investment and Merchant Banking (Milan, 1986-89) and a Vice President at Manufacturers Hanover Trust corporate finance (New York, 1982-86). For over 35 years Vittorio has worked in private equity investing and advisory in the key European geographies. His focus has been telecommunications and media, consumer goods and leisure. He is currently a member of the board of LeYa, ICS Maugeri, Marex Spectron, Elisabetta Franchi, Gamenet, Mediobanca S.p.A and Marchesi Frescobaldi. Vittorio holds an MA in Economics from Columbia University and a BA Honours in Economics and Mathematics from Sussex University.

Bruce Rastetter

Senior Advisor

Bruce Rastetter is Senior Advisor at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and is the founder of FS, a Brazilian biofuels and energy platform that owns the largest corn-based ethanol production platform in South America. Bruce currently serves as the CEO of Summit Group, an umbrella organization encompassing various agricultural interests, including grain and meat production, renewable energy, and international development ventures. Over the years, Bruce has led various agribusiness companies, including serving as founder and CEO of Heartland Pork Enterprises, a leading U.S. pork producer, and as co-founder and CEO of Hawkeye Energy Holdings, one of the largest pure-play ethanol producers in the United States. Bruce is an active philanthropist and has served as an advisor and member of several boards, including the American Agriculture and Energy Council, AltEnergy LLC, Cultivation Corridor, Iowa Premium Beef, GMT Corporation Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Rural American Fund. He previously served as president of the Iowa Board of Regents, working on initiatives across the Regents system. Bruce holds a BA in Political Science from University of Iowa.