Glenfarne Group, LLC is a privately held energy and infrastructure developer, principal investor, and long-term asset manager based in New York City.
Glenfarne Group’s seasoned investment professionals, asset managers, operators, and joint venture partners have the ability to source, develop, invest in, manage, and operate energy and infrastructure assets in North America and Latin America.
Glenfarne Group’s investment strategy is to focus on stable, predictable, cash flows while implementing upside options to achieve outperformance.
Glenfarne Group has the ability to source, develop, invest in, manage, and operate large-scale assets in the energy and infrastructure sectors in North America and Latin America. Glenfarne focuses on greenfield and brownfield assets in the following subsectors:
While Glenfarne Group selectively offers direct co-investment opportunities, it also provides comprehensive asset management services to its investors.
Glenfarne’s internal management team includes a broad group of industry operating experts including current and former C-level executives in the energy and infrastructure fields.
Glenfarne also seeks to partner with industry-leading construction companies, engineering firms, and developers. These joint ventures broaden the scope of knowledge, experience, and relationships available to investors and provide a proprietary pipeline for deal generation.
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Brendan has more than 19 years of experience investing in infrastructure and real assets. Before launching Glenfarne, he was a Senior Managing Director of Macquarie Capital in its New York office. He was a founding member of the US Management Committee and Co-Head of the Diversified Industries Group, having P&L responsibility for approximately 100 staff members across five office locations focused on infrastructure industrials. He was also CEO of a number of direct investment vehicles and built the US principal toll road investment business. Brendan’s business-building experience commenced in 2000, when he was a founding member of Macquarie’s US infrastructure merchant banking business (including principal and fund investing). Immediately prior to launching Glenfarne, he was tasked with building Macquarie Capital’s Latin American initiatives.
Carl has more than 28 years of proven experience in planning, developing, financing, building, and operating large-scale, complex projects in the electric generation and bioenergy industries, with a particular focus on the use of renewable and sustainable resources. He has held senior executive–level positions with independent power developers and has successfully developed, financed, designed, built, and operated multiple projects valued at more than $2.0 billion (in 2013 dollars) that employ innovative technologies to produce renewable electricity, fuels, and products from waste materials.
Vlad has more than 14 years of experience in project and real asset finance. Before joining Glenfarne, Vlad was an Associate Director at National Australia Bank’s Hong Kong office, responsible for the provision of investment banking and funding solutions to the Asia Pacific real estate industry, having been instrumental in building National Australia Bank’s advisory and capital-raising capabilities in the region. Prior to relocating to Asia, Vlad had a successful career with National Australia Bank’s Project Finance team based in Sydney, Australia, where his focus was on the provision of non-recourse project financing for projects from all major industry sectors.
Bryan has more than 14 years of experience as a lawyer, an engineer and developer. Before joining Glenfarne, Bryan was an attorney at Vinson & Elkins LLP where he represented clients in the financing and development of billions of dollars of energy and infrastructure projects in North and South America. Prior to becoming a lawyer, he worked as an engineer, including as an independent engineer advising financial institutions on investments in energy projects. Bryan speaks Spanish (fluent) and Portuguese (fluent).
Wandy has more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries in private equity, investment banking, entrepreneurship and consulting. She was a private equity investment professional at Pomona Capital, Credit Suisse and DLJ. She has held senior level positions advising private companies on strategy, business development and fund-raising to achieve their milestones and missions. Wandy received her M.B.A. from the Columbia Business School and her B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese.
Enrique has more than 10 years of experience in finance and accounting. Before joining Glenfarne, Enrique worked at Ferrovial, S.A, a leading global infrastructure and services operator, as a consolidation specialist and spent almost 5 years as Deputy CFO of the US Ferrovial subsidiary, Webber LLC. Prior to that, Enrique worked at Ernst & Young’s Madrid office as an auditor on various auditing projects within the energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors. Enrique is a native Spanish speaker and fluent in English.
Sean has more than 15 years of transaction experience in banking and capital markets. Before joining Glenfarne, Sean was Managing Director at The Solace Group, a Panama-based finance and advisory services firm. Prior to The Solace Group, he was a Vice President in Global Corporate and Investment Banking at Banco Santander, where he advised Fortune 100 companies on transactions across the Americas. Sean speaks Spanish (fluent).
Victor has more than 5 years of transaction experience in banking and capital markets. Before joining Glenfarne, Victor was an Associate at Citi, specifically in the Latin America Investment Banking Group where he worked in a broad array of industries including the infrastructure and energy sectors. Prior to that, Victor was a Public Policy Consultant in the Sucre Municipality in Caracas, Venezuela. He holds a B.S. in Economics from the Universidad Metropolitana. Victor is a native Spanish speaker.
Faisal has more than 5 years of experience as a principal investor and investment banker across the infrastructure, energy and industrials sectors. Before joining Glenfarne, he worked at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Istanbul and at Macquarie Capital in New York. Faisal received a B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jorge has more than 5 years of experience as a principal investor across the infrastructure and energy sectors in Latin America. Before joining Glenfarne, Jorge worked at Trafigura where he participated in the development of a $1 billion novel multimodal logistics transportation project in Colombia. Prior to that, he worked in Corficolombiana (principal investment arm of Colombia's largest financial conglomerate). He holds a B.A. from Universidad de los Andes and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Jorge is a native Spanish speaker.
Jose Ignacio has more than 2 years of transaction experience in investment banking and capital markets. Before joining Glenfarne, Jose Ignacio was an Analyst at Banchile Citi in Santiago, Chile. He worked in mergers and acquisitions, debt restructuring and capital markets, within a wide range of industries including the infrastructure and energy sectors. Prior to that, Jose Ignacio also worked at the Trading Desk of Deutsche Bank in Santiago, Chile. Jose Ignacio holds a B.S. in Business and Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, and has dual nationality from Chile and Spain.
Mohammad is the Corporate Operations Manager for Glenfarne Group. He has more than 9 years of experience within the investment and operations space. Aside from Glenfarne, he has also held positions within a Global Procurement team and has worked in the Alternative Investments Data industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University and is currently pursuing his MBA degree with a concentration in Finance from Rutgers Business School.
Tracy has more than 17 years of experience in relationship and project management. Before joining Glenfarne, she was global account manager for a major financial services company partnering with Fortune 500 clients. She was responsible for the profitable growth of high-profile accounts sized over $300 million in spend across 40 global markets. She has experience in all aspects of organizational dynamics, conflict resolution, and continuous process improvement. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in French.
Sandra has over 9 years of experience in Human Resources. Prior to joining Glenfarne, Sandra worked in Spain for Ferrovial, a leading global infrastructure and services operator, as the Operations Manager for Ferrovial’s Corporate University, and spent 3 years as the Talent & Development Manager with the US Ferrovial subsidiary, Webber, LLC based in Houston. Sandra holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Spain), and attended London South Bank University (UK). She is fluent in Spanish and English.
Bill has more than 30 years of experience in the power and legal industries. Having held COO- and CEO-level positions of major power developers, such as Covanta Energy, Sithe Energies, Coastal Power Company, and El Paso Corporation, Bill has led transactions on more than 15 separate power investments globally. Bill’s specialty in the power sector has been on project development. As an attorney, Bill focused on financings and has heavy experience in real assets.
Brian has more than 30 years providing leadership in all facets of forest products businesses. Brian has undertaken a turnaround for Norbord in Europe and put together biomass supply for a joint-venture of Duke Energy and Areva of France. Prior to this, Brian spent 10 years as a senior executive at Weyerhaeuser. Before Weyerhauser, he spent 18 years with Procter & Gamble in manufacturing operations including pulp mill operations.
Mickey has more than 25 years of experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors. He spent the majority of his career with Duke Energy as a senior executive. Most notably, as President of Duke’s Brazilian operating company, he held full P&L responsibility for 300 employees and $1.3B in capital employed. During his six year tenure at Duke Energy Brazil he improved EBIT by over 200% through a strong focus on signing favorable contracts with large industrial end-users and by working with sector associations to positively impact regulations. Prior to this, he ran Duke’s Peru and Ecuador operations where he oversaw 500 employees and $550M in capital employed. In Peru he built and managed an executive team that led the organization’s transformation from a state-owned company to a private sector model.
John has more than 35 years in Power Generation Operation and Project Development implementing business improvement, turn-around, and growth strategies within the power industry as well as successful development of $5.5B (closed) of various international projects (greenfield and brownfield). Throughout his career, he has held several positions with AES and GE developing, managing and operating projects. Before entering the private sector John spent 13 years with the US Navy as a nuclear ship superintendent, operator, and test engineer.
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