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  • 39 Matt Edwards
    Matt Edwards
    Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Matt Edwards

    Director
    UK / Infrastructure

    Matt is a Director in 3i's Infrastructure team in London and joined in January 2017. He is primarily responsible for the asset management of infrastructure and energy projects in the UK and continental Europe. Matt also leads on a number of value enhancement strategies as well as evaluating and executing selected investment opportunities.

    Previously Matt was an Investment Director at Innisfree Limited where he was responsible for asset management of operational infrastructure projects and led on a number of secondary PPP acquisitions.

    Matt holds a first class honours degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Nottingham and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Nuno Fernandes
    Senior Associate

    UK / Infrastructure

    Nuno Fernandes

    Senior Associate
    UK / Infrastructure

    Nuno joined 3i in June 2022 and is a Senior Associate in the Infrastructure team based in London. He is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals and the management of assets across the economic infrastructure space.

    Prior to joining 3i, Nuno was an Associate in the Infrastructure team at Gingko Tree Investment Ltd in London where he focused on deal origination and execution, and asset management.

    Nuno holds a MSc in Banking and Finance from Queen Mary University of London and a BSc in Industrial Engineering and Management from Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
  • 40 Thomas Fodor
    Thomas Fodor
    Investor Relations Partner

    UK / Infrastructure

    Thomas Fodor

    Investor Relations Partner
    UK / Infrastructure

    Thomas is Investor Relations Partner for 3i Group’s Infrastructure business and joined in February 2016. He is responsible for interacting with the limited partners and public shareholders across 3i Group’s infrastructure funds as well as managing any new fundraising and co-investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining 3i, Thomas worked in the private placement team at HSBC, where he advised General Partners on fundraising in Europe and Asia. Thomas started his career at Lehman Brothers where he focused on private placements and fundraising for alternative investment funds.

    Thomas holds a Master in Finance and Business Administration from HEC, Paris.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
  • 102 Jason Gao
    Jason Gao
    Vice President

    North America / Infrastructure

    Jason Gao

    Vice President
    North America / Infrastructure

    Jason joined 3i in 2017 as an Associate in the North American Infrastructure team.

    Prior to joining 3i, Jason was an Analyst at Macquarie Capital where he focused on M&A and financing advisory in the energy infrastructure space.

    Jason holds a B.Sc. in business, magna cum laude, from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

    3i office address

    300 Park Ave, 23rd floor
    New York, NY 10022
    +1 (212) 848 1400
  • 44 Stephane Grandguillaume
    Stéphane Grandguillaume
    Partner

    France / Infrastructure

    Stéphane Grandguillaume

    Partner
    France / Infrastructure

    Stéphane is a Partner in 3i's Infrastructure team in Paris and joined 3i in November 2013, following 3i’s acquisition of Barclays Infrastructure Funds Management Limited. He joined BIFM in 2006.

    Stéphane leads 3i’s Infrastructure team in Paris and oversees the origination of projects across Europe for various funds including EOPF, for which he co-led the fundraising activity in 2017-2018.  

    Previously, Stéphane was head of Egis Investment Partners, after starting his career in international financial institutions such as the World Bank. He graduated as a civil engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole National des Ponts-et-Chaussées.

    3i office address

    29 rue de Berri,
    75008 Paris
    + 33 1 73 15 11 00

     

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  • 45 Anjali Gupta
    Anjali Gupta
    Partner and Managing Director India

    India / Infrastructure

    Anjali Gupta

    Partner and Managing Director India
    India / Infrastructure

    Anjali joined 3i in 2007 from ICICI Bank where she was part of the project finance group, heading the Transportation sub-group. She brings 25 years of experience having worked in the areas of project financing, debt and equity syndication, restructuring and investment banking in her prior assignments at ICICI Bank, Asset Reconstruction Company (India) Ltd., KPMG and SBI Capital Markets.

    She holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Bachelors Degree in Science from Gujarat University.

    3i office address

    3i India Private Limited,
    Level 7 B-Wing,
    Capital Bandra Kurla Complex,
    Mumbai - 400 051
    +91-22-49055850
  • Laura Kapps
    Laura Kaps
    Associate Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Laura Kaps

    Associate Director
    UK / Infrastructure

    Laura is an Associate Director in 3i’s Infrastructure team in London and joined 3i in August 2017. She is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of transactions in the infrastructure sector.

    Prior to joining 3i, Laura worked in the investment banking divisions of Evercore and J.P. Morgan in London and Frankfurt advising on Infrastructure, Transport and Energy transactions.

    Laura holds a MSc in International Business from Maastricht University, Netherlands and Queen’s University, Canada and a Master of European Studies from TU Berlin, Germany.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Julia Kraus
    Associate

    North America / Infrastructure

    Julia Kraus

    Associate
    North America / Infrastructure

    Julia joined 3i’s North American Infrastructure team in September 2023.

    Prior to 3i, Julia was an Investment Banking Analyst at Citigroup in their Media & Communications Group, where she focussed on the telecom sector.

    Julia graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in economics.

    3i office address

    300 Park Ave, 23rd floor
    New York, NY 10022
    +1 (212) 848 1400
  • 101 Ben Krause
    Benjamin Krause
    Partner

    North America / Infrastructure

    Benjamin Krause

    Partner
    North America / Infrastructure

    Ben joined 3i in 2017 as a Partner in the North American Infrastructure team. Prior to joining 3i, Ben was an Investment Director at Hastings Funds Management where he was responsible for the origination, execution and management of infrastructure equity investments. He was a member of Hastings’ Investment Committee and Asset Review Committee. Ben is on the board of Smarte Carte.

    Earlier in his career, Ben was an Associate in the Global Commodities Group at Lehman Brothers focusing on structured commodity transactions involving power, natural gas, coal, renewables and emissions for independent power and regulated utility clients.

    Previously, he was an Analyst in Lehman's Global Power Group focusing on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings and corporate advisory to power and utility companies in the United States.

    Ben holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics and mathematics from Colgate University.

    3i office address

    300 Park Ave, 23rd floor
    New York, NY 10022
    +1 (212) 848 1400

     

    Investments

  • Rick Lethbridge
    Rick Lethbridge
    Senior Associate

    UK / Infrastructure

    Rick Lethbridge

    Senior Associate
    UK / Infrastructure

    Rick is a Senior Associate in 3i’s Infrastructure team in London having joined in August 2018. He is responsible for supporting the portfolio and asset management activities of projects in the UK and continental Europe, as well as the origination and execution of new investments.

    Previously Rick worked at DWPF where he provided financial advice on infrastructure transactions, and prior to that at GE Energy in their renewable energy development team.

    Rick has an MSc in Infrastructure Investment & Finance from University College London.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 313
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    Céline Maronne
    Director

    France / Infrastructure

    Céline Maronne

    Director
    France / Infrastructure

    Céline is a Director in 3i's Infrastructure team in Paris. She leads Sustainability and ESG for the Infrastructure team, with responsibility for defining the ESG strategy, driving ambition and progress at portfolio company level and leading consideration of ESG matters through the investment cycle. Céline is also a member of the 3i Group ESG Committee.

    Céline previously spent nine years in the Infrastructure team in London, originating, evaluating and executing new investment opportunities, as well as managing both core plus infrastructure and brownfield project investments. She was involved in 3i Infrastructure plc's investments in TCR, Joulz and Valorem and worked on the acquisitions of a number of brownfield projects across Europe, with a particular focus on Portugal. She is a non-executive director on the board of TCR.

    Céline joined 3i in 2013, following 3i’s acquisition of Barclays Infrastructure Funds Management Limited. She spent three years with Barclays in London. Céline holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School (Paris) with majors in Social Business and in Private Equity, and a certificate in Sustainable Investing from Harvard Business School.

    3i office address

    29 rue de Berri,
    75008 Paris
    +33 1 73 15 11 00
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    Antoine Matton
    Director

    France / Infrastructure

    Antoine Matton

    Director
    France / Infrastructure

    Antoine is a Director in 3i's Infrastructure team in Paris and joined 3i in November 2013, following 3i’s acquisition of Barclays Infrastructure Funds Management Limited. He joined BIFM in 2008.

    His role involves originating, evaluating and executing new investment opportunities in the infrastructure and energy sectors, with a particular focus on France, Spain and the Benelux.

    In particular, he led 3i Infrastructure plc's investment in the A9 motorway project in the Netherlands, and had a leading role in 3i Infrastructure plc's investment in Valorem, a leading independent renewable energy development and operating company. He retains responsibility for the asset management of this investment. Most recently, Antoine also worked on the acquisition of four transport concessions in Spain.

    Antoine graduated from Ecole Centrale Paris and holds a Licence in Economics, obtained with Honours, from the Paris Dauphine University.

    3i office address

    29 rue de Berri,
    75008 Paris
    + 33 1 73 15 11 00
  • 63 Hazel Mcelwain
    Hazel McElwain
    Senior Legal Counsel

    UK / Infrastructure

    Hazel McElwain

    Senior Legal Counsel
    UK / Infrastructure

    Hazel is a solicitor with over ten years’ experience in infrastructure.

    She joined 3i’s Infrastructure Team as legal counsel in January 2015, with responsibility for legal risk management, legal and regulatory aspects of new investments, portfolio management and debt financing.

    Prior to this, Hazel worked in the Projects, Energy and Infrastructure team at Allen & Overy LLP from 2006 – 2014, specialising in infrastructure financing and PPP projects.

    Hazel has a MA in Modern History from the University of Oxford and is a qualified solicitor.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Thomas Miers
    Associate

    North America / Infrastructure

    Thomas Miers

    Associate
    North America / Infrastructure

    Thomas joined 3i in 2021 as an Associate in the North American Infrastructure team.

    Prior to joining 3i, Thomas was an Analyst at SMBC where he focused on project and structured finance across the North American energy and infrastructure sectors.

    Thomas holds a B.A. in financial economics with a concentration in computer science from Columbia University.

    3i office address

    300 Park Ave, 23rd floor
    New York, NY 10022
    +1 (212) 848 1400
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    Ben Minett
    Senior Associate

    UK / Infrastructure

    Ben Minett

    Senior Associate
    UK / Infrastructure

    Ben joined 3i in February 2021 and is a Senior Associate in the Infrastructure team based in London. He is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals and the management of assets across the economic infrastructure space.

    Prior to joining 3i, Ben worked at Macquarie Capital in London, with a focus on Renewable Energy transactions.

    Ben holds a BA in Economics from the University of Cambridge.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)207 975 3043
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    Neel Mistry
    Associate Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Neel Mistry

    Associate Director
    UK / Infrastructure

    Neel is an Associate Director in 3i’s Infrastructure team in London and joined 3i in January 2016. He is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals and the management of assets in the infrastructure sector.

    Prior to joining 3i, Neel worked as a Financial Analyst at Columbia Threadneedle Investments.

    Neel is a Chartered Accountant and holds a BSc in Money, Banking and Finance from The University of Birmingham.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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