Hakim is the Managing Director of Wren House Infrastructure. He is responsible for Wren House's activities globally and is a member of its investment committee. He leads and coordinates all aspects of Wren House's mandate and business areas, including investments origination, execution and asset management. Hakim drove Wren House's investments in Thames Water, Associated British Ports, Global Power Generation, Viesgo Infraestructuras Energéticas, London City Airport, North Sea Midstream Partners and Australia's Transgrid.
Prior to Wren House in 2013, he served as a senior banker in the Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions team within the Investment Banking Department of BoA Merrill Lynch based in London and New York. Hakim worked with clients on a number of cross border mergers and acquisitions and structured financing transactions across all infrastructure asset classes, with particular focus on the energy and power and transport infrastructure sectors.
Hakim is a board member of London City Airport, Viesgo and Associated British Ports. He is a Member of the Atlantic Council and holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science from Queens College.
Karl is a senior investment principal at Wren House Infrastructure involved in the origination and execution as well as the asset management of investments.
He is a board director of Global Power Generation.
Since joining Wren House in September 2017, he has been a key member of the team playing significant roles in sourcing investment opportunities in the energy midstream space and across sub sectors of infrastructure in Asia Pacific.
Karl joined Wren House after twenty years in investment banking, most recently as Head of Power & Utilities EMEA for HSBC, and previously at BoA Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse, where he advised on M&A, equity and debt financing transactions for corporates and financial investors in the power & utilities, energy, transatlantic renewables and environmental infrastructure sectors.
Karl holds a degree in Law from Exeter University, and was called to the Bar of England & Wales.
Piotr is an Executive Director at Wren House Infrastructure and is responsible for the origination and execution of infrastructure investments with particular focus on EMEA power & utilities sector.
Piotr is acting as a board member and leads asset management at Wren House’s portfolio company, Viesgo, a large Spanish integrated power utility. Since joining Wren House, Piotr was involved in the successful acquisition of NSMP and an 8.7% stake in Thames Water.
Prior to joining Wren House in November 2016, Piotr was a Director in the Energy & Power investment banking team of BofA Merrill Lynch in London where he spent nearly 12 years. During that time Piotr advised large corporate clients and several infrastructure and pension funds on M&A and capital markets transactions in the utility and regulated infrastructure sectors in the UK, Spain, Germany, and CEE among others.
Piotr graduated summa cum laude from Warsaw School of Economics in Poland with two MA degrees in Finance and in Management, and is a CFA charter holder.
Feriel is a Senior Vice President at Wren House Infrastructure and mainly focuses on origination and execution of investments with a particular focus on the EMEA Transport sector.
Feriel was involved in the successful acquisitions of Associated British Ports and London City Airport and sits on the London City Airport Audit Committee. She has been involved in multiple projects in the ports, toll road and airport sectors but also core plus space globally (rail and aircraft leasing, parking meters, smart metering). Feriel has over 10 years’ experience specialising in infrastructure having joined from direct principle investment house. She also worked at National Bank Financial in Montreal as an Investment Banking professional.
Feriel holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and a MSc in Financial Economics from the University of Oxford (Saïd Business School).
Benedetto is a Senior Vice President at Wren House Infrastructure and focuses on origination and execution of global infrastructure investments, with particular focus on the North American and Latin America Power & Utilities and energy sectors, agriculture and social infrastructure.
Benedetto was involved in the successful execution of a number of Wren House’s investments in the Energy & Utility space such as Viesgo, GPG and Zorlu Enerji mezzanine loan. He holds asset management responsibilities for Zorlu Enerji and sits on the Finance and Audit Committee of GPG.
Prior to joining Wren House in April 2014, Benedetto worked for Morgan Stanley’s investment banking division in London and New York where he focused on Power & Utilities and infrastructure M&A and in UBS's Securities Lending & Financing department based in Zurich.
Benedetto holds a degree in Economics from the University of Bologna.
Marc is a Senior Vice President with Wren House Infrastructure and mainly focuses on sourcing and execution of global infrastructure investment opportunities, as well as asset management.
Marc was involved in the successful acquisitions of a number of Wren House’s investments in the Energy & Utility space such as Viesgo, Transgrid and Thames Water and has held asset management responsibilities for Viesgo and Thames Water. More recently, Marc has focused his origination activities on digital infrastructure globally.
Prior to joining Wren House in September 2013, Marc worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Corporate Finance and M&A team in London.
Marc holds a Master’s degree from University of Mannheim in Germany.
Jean-François is a Vice President at Wren House Infrastructure and mainly focuses on Australia / New Zealand as well as the Latin America Transport sector.
Jean-François was involved in the acquisition of the 99 year lease for the TransGrid high voltage electricity transmission network in NSW, Australia and has been an observer on the board and committees since then. Prior to joining Wren House, he worked in the Investment Banking Division of HSBC in London covering Transport Infrastructure in Europe, Latam and the Middle East. He also worked for Avington Financial Limited and Groupe Casino.
Jean-François holds a Masters in Computer Science and Engineering from INA Lyon (French Grande Ecole) and a Masters in Finance from ESCP-Europe Business School.
Andrew is a Vice President at Wren House Infrastructure and mainly focuses on origination, execution and asset management of global infrastructure investment opportunities.
Prior to joining Wren House in March 2019, Andrew spent 5 years at 3i covering origination, execution and asset management of opportunities in the infrastructure and energy sectors. Andrew worked on deals including 3i’s acquisition of a portfolio of 5 assets from the EISER Global Infrastructure Fund (including ESP Utilities, HerAmbiente and Belfast City Airport); 3i’s acquisition of Attero; and 3i’s oil storage investments with Oiltanking. Prior to 3i, Andrew advised on infrastructure and oil & gas transactions at Macquarie and worked in the global supply team of a Shell / ExxonMobil joint-venture.
Andrew held non-executive board seats at Belfast City Airport, Oiltanking Singapore, Oiltanking Amsterdam, Oiltanking Ghent, Oiltanking Terneuzen and Oiltanking Malta. He led the successful refinancings of these businesses.
Andrew holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from University College London.
Naser is a Vice President at Wren House Infrastructure, with responsibilities that cover origination, execution, as well as asset management.
Naser has worked on a number of transactions including Transgrid, London City Airport and Zorlu Enerji mezzanine loan. He is actively involved in the asset management of London City Airport.
Prior to joining Wren House in September 2015, Naser was a Senior Analyst at Asiya Investments in Hong Kong and Kuwait, running a portfolio of public equities within the Energy and Utilities sectors within Emerging Asia. Prior to that, he was a Junior Analyst Trainee at Wafra Investment Advisory Group in New York, participating in its rotational training program covering several asset classes.
Naser holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Southern California with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration.
Giovanni is an Assistant Vice President at Wren House Infrastructure, with responsibilities that cover origination, evaluation and execution of opportunities, as well as management of portfolio companies.
Giovanni is involved in situations across the whole infrastructure spectrum, with main focus on healthcare, education, specialised logistics, as well as other core plus sub-sectors. Giovanni worked on the execution of several Wren House investments such as Global Power Generation, Thames Water and Zorlu Enerji mezzanine loan.
He is actively involved in the asset management of Thames Water and was previously involved in the asset management of Global Power Generation.
Prior to joining Wren House, Giovanni was part of the M&A team at Terna S.p.A.
Giovanni holds M.Sc. in Innovation Management from Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e Perfezionamento Sant’Anna and University of Trento and B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from University of Palermo.
Jean-François is an Assistant Vice President at Wren House Infrastructure and is primarily responsible for executing deals across the infrastructure space and managing assets within Wren House's portfolio.
Jean-François has worked on a number of transactions and is actively involved in the asset management of NSMP.
Before joining Wren House in July 2017, Jean-François worked at Societe Generale CIB in their Power, Utilities & Infrastructure team in London, where he advised clients on M&A transactions and capital raisings. When at SGCIB, Jean-François was involved in several transactions in Europe in the airports, ports and energy sectors.
Jean-François holds a MSc Investment & Wealth Management from Imperial College Business School and a BSc Management from HEC Lausanne.
Steve is an Assistant Vice President at Wren House Infrastructure and is primarily responsible for evaluating, due diligence and executing new transactions across a variety of infrastructure sub sectors. Steve also has an active role as part of the asset management team overseeing Transgrid.
Prior to joining Wren House, Steve worked in the Investment Banking division of Citigroup, advising clients on M&A and financing in the Power and Utilities space. Prior to this he worked as a consultant for the global engineering firm Jacobs where he advised a range of clients including regulators, government bodies and corporates businesses on energy related projects.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Mechanical and Sustainable Energy Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of International Finance from the University of Adelaide.
Thomas is a Associate at Wren House Infrastructure and mainly focuses on the evaluation and execution of infrastructure investments, as well as asset management.
Prior to joining Wren House, Thomas worked in the Investment Banking division of Societe Generale CIB in London, advising clients on M&A and capital raising transactions across the Power, Utilities & Infrastructure space. He also has previous Investment Banking experience at Jefferies.
Thomas holds a MSc in Finance from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance Major) from HEC Montreal.
Greg is an Executive Vice President at Wren House Infrastructure, where his focus is on Asset Management across the portfolio. Greg is currently a Director of Thames Water and an Alternate Director of London City Airport and Associated British Ports.
Prior to joining Wren House in July 2017, Greg was a Partner in KPMG’s Global Strategy Group based in the UK, where he was the Infrastructure lead since 2009. In this role, he worked with Infrastructure investors, where he led value creation reviews with management teams across a number of global portfolio companies.
Greg has over 17 years consulting experience, working with Investors and Corporates to drive performance improvement.
Prior to his career in consulting, Greg worked in Finance with Rothschild Asset Management and Jardine Fleming Asset Management in Hong Kong and the UK. Greg holds a Sloan Fellowship Masters in Management from the London Business School and B.A. from The University of King’s College, Canada.
Greg is an American, Canadian and British national.
Laurence is the Chief Financial Officer at Wren House Infrastructure. He is also involved in all aspects of the management and strategic development of Wren House. At Wren House, he has specific oversight of finance, taxation, shareholder reporting and operations activities.
Prior to joining Wren House in January 2017, Laurence held a number of roles in industry, including as Finance Director of a logistics PLC. Previously he spent 8 years at Barclays Infrastructure Funds, where he was responsible for finance and fund accounting activities, latterly as Chief Operating Officer. He also held a number of board positions in the education, healthcare and MOD accommodation sectors.
Laurence is a qualified accountant, having started his career in the London audit practice of KPMG. He holds a BA in Geography from Durham University.
Richard is Head of Tax and Operations and is responsible for the tax affairs of Wren House Infrastructure and its investment structures.
He also has responsibility for the operational side of the business, working closely with the finance and legal teams.
Prior to joining Wren House in June 2016, Richard had over 16 years of experience in international taxation, having joined from EY, where he was a director in their tax practice. Previously he has worked at, among other places, CMS Cameron McKenna and KPMG.
Richard holds an MA (Oxon.) in Physics from the University of Oxford.
Phil is General Counsel at Wren House Infrastructure and is primarily responsible for legal and compliance matters associated with Wren House and the transactions it undertakes, as well as managing Wren House’s external legal relationships and advising Wren House’s Board and Senior Management. Phil has 13 years of experience in large-cap international M&A.
Prior to joining Wren House in May 2014, Phil worked in private practice for Slaughter and May’s London and Hong Kong offices and the London office of White and Case.
He has a BA in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford and is a qualified solicitor admitted to practice in England and Wales
Willoughby is a Senior Legal Counsel at Wren House Infrastructure, where his main focus is on legal and compliance matters.
Prior to joining Wren House in July 2018, Willoughby worked in private practice for Allen & Overy LLP, where he advised a wide range of clients on M&A, joint ventures, restructurings and general corporate advisory work.
He has a MA in History of Art from the University of Edinburgh and is a qualified solicitor admitted to practice in England and Wales.