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    Edward Parnell
    Associate Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Edward Parnell

    Associate Director
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Ed is an Associate Director in 3i’s Infrastructure team in London and joined 3i in August 2013. He is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals in the infrastructure sector.

    Prior to joining 3i, Ed worked in the Business Modelling team at Ernst & Young, with a focus on financial services. He holds a BSc in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is a Chartered Accountant.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    Edward Pike
    Legal Counsel

    UK / Infrastructure

    Edward Pike

    Legal Counsel
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Ed is a qualified solicitor who joined 3i’s Infrastructure Team as legal counsel in September 2017.

    He has responsibility for legal and regulatory aspects of new investments and divestments, portfolio management and legal risk management.  Prior to joining 3i, Ed worked at the law firm Travers Smith LLP from 2012 to 2017, specialising in M&A and private equity.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    Daniel Riscoe
    Associate

    North America / Infrastructure

    Daniel Riscoe

    Associate
    North America / Infrastructure
     

    Daniel joined 3i in 2019 as an Associate in the North American Infrastructure team.

    Prior to joining 3i, Daniel was an Analyst at Post Road Group where he focused on growth investments in the telecom and communications infrastructure sectors.

    Daniel holds an Economics degree from Princeton University.

    3i office address

    One Grand Central Place
    60 E. 42nd St, Ste 4100
    New York, NY 10165
    +1 (212) 848 1400
    +1 (212) 848 1401
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    Chris Rowland
    Strategy Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Chris Rowland

    Strategy Director
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Chris is a Director in 3i's Infrastructure team in London having joined in January 2016. He is responsible for developing the strategic plan for the business, supporting the asset management of our infrastructure portfolio and developing our thinking about key trends and topics impacting our investment activity.

    Prior to joining 3i, Chris worked in transaction services at PwC where he focused on providing post-deal support to private equity backed businesses. He previously led the European corporate finance team at a large European real estate developer and construction business.

    Chris holds a BSc in Accounting & Statistics, and is a Chartered Accountant.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    Sebastian Schwengber
    Associate Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Sebastian Schwengber

    Associate Director
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Sebastian is an Associate Director in 3i's Infrastructure team in London and joined in 2017. He is responsible for the strategic asset management of portfolio companies in the UK and continental Europe. In this role, Sebastian works closely with management teams on strategy and performance improvement initiatives. Sebastian's role also involves the origination, evaluation and execution of deals, with a particular focus on the energy and utility sectors.

    Sebastian brings 10 years’ experience in strategy development, most recently from National Grid where he was a member of the Group & UK/EU Strategy team, and prior to that from Roland Berger, where he was a core member of the European Energy & Utilities team.

    Sebastian holds an MBA from INSEAD, a MSc in Business Management from ESCP Europe and an engineering degree from Technical University Berlin.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    Tim Short
    Partner

    UK / Infrastructure

    Tim Short

    Partner
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Tim joined 3i in 2007, where his focus is on the origination, execution and debt financing of infrastructure investments.

    His transaction experience includes Attero, Belfast City Airport, East Surrey Pipelines, Elenia, ESVAGT, Infinis, Oystercatcher, Scandlines, Tampnet, TCR and WIG.

    Prior to joining 3i, he was at RBC Capital Markets, having started his career in the European financial restructuring group at Houlihan Lokey.

    Tim has an MA and an MPhil in Economics from St John's College, Cambridge.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232

     

    Investments

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    Bernardo Sottomayor
    Partner

    UK / Infrastructure

    Bernardo Sottomayor

    Partner
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Bernardo joined 3i in 2015 as a Partner with responsibility for origination and execution of new investments across Europe, principally economic infrastructure businesses.

    Bernardo has 18 years of infrastructure investment experience and was most recently a Partner at Antin Infrastructure which manages funds investing in infrastructure opportunities across Europe.

    Prior to Antin, Bernardo was Managing Director, Head of Acquisitions for Deutsche Bank’s European infrastructure fund. His prior experience was in utilities, as Head of M&A at Energias de Portugal, and in infrastructure advisory with UBS and Citigroup.

    Bernardo holds an economics degree from the Nova School of Business and Economics in Lisbon, Portugal.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232

     

    Investments

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    Jim Stoner
    Senior Counsel

    UK / Infrastructure

    Jim Stoner

    Senior Counsel
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Jim is a solicitor with almost twenty years’ experience in infrastructure and private equity investment and funds. He has worked as senior counsel in 3i’s Infrastructure Team since 2007, with responsibilities for legal risk management, legal and regulatory aspects of new investment, portfolio management, fund structuring, and equity and debt raising by 3i and its fund clients. Jim joined 3i in 1998, initially working with the UK investment business and subsequently for the wider 3i corporate group.

    Jim qualified as a solicitor and worked at international private equity and M&A law firm Ashurst from 1993 to 1998.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    Oscar Tylegard
    Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Oscar Tylegard

    Director
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Oscar joined 3i in 2013 and is responsible for the origination, execution and asset management of infrastructure investments. His transaction experience includes ESVAGT, East Surrey Pipelines, Infinis, Alkane Energy, Elenia and Tampnet. He is currently on the boards of Tampnet and ESVAGT. 

    Prior to joining 3i, Oscar worked in the investment banking department of Macquarie, with a focus on power and utilities.

    Oscar holds a MSc in Economics from Uppsala University.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232

     

    Investments

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    Yaad Virdee
    Associate Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Yaad Virdee

    Associate Director
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Yaad is an Associate Director in 3i’s Infrastructure team in London and joined 3i in November 2014. He is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals and the management of assets in the infrastructure sector.

    Yaad holds board positions at Oiltanking companies in Amsterdam, Terneuzen, Ghent and Malta.

    Prior to joining 3i, Yaad worked in the Corporate Finance division of Ernst & Young. Yaad is a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and holds a BSc in mathematics from Bristol University.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    Phil White
    Managing Partner, Head of Infrastructure

    UK / Infrastructure

    Phil White

    Managing Partner, Head of Infrastructure
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Phil joined 3i in 2007 and is Managing Partner and Head of 3i’s Infrastructure business and a member of 3i’s Executive Committee, Investment Committee and Group Risk Committee.

    Prior to joining 3i, he was Division Director in Macquarie’s Infrastructure Funds business, where he managed investments in the transport sector. Phil has over 20 years of infrastructure investment, advisory and finance experience from earlier roles at Barclays and WestLB.

    Phil has an MBA from London Business School.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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