Matt HarrisFounding Partner
Matthew Harris is a Founding Partner of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and is based in New York City. Matt has been intimately involved in GIP’s investment, management and strategic activities since its formation in 2006. Matt’s responsibilities include leadership of selected strategic relationships and transactions, managing GIP’s energy transition and decarbonization investment and capital formation strategy globally and energy industry investment activities including crude oil and refined product, natural gas, electricity including renewables and battery storage, LNG and carbon capture and storage. He is a member of the Executive Committee of GIP, of its Investment Committees across its various fund products and its Portfolio Valuation Committee. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of EnLink Midstream LLC, a publicly-listed NYSE energy infrastructure GIP portfolio company.
Prior to the formation of GIP in 2006, Matt was Co-Head of the Global Energy Group at Credit Suisse First Boston where he succeeded Adebayo Ogunlesi and served as Head of the EMEA Emerging Markets Group. Previously, he was a senior member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group and served as Co-Head of Americas Mergers and Acquisitions. Before joining Credit Suisse First Boston, he was a senior member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Kidder Peabody & Co. Incorporated.
Matt holds a B.A. in Political Science (cum laude) from the University of California at Los Angeles. He serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Columbia University Center for Global Energy Policy, is a member of the Columbia University Climate School Advisory Board and the UCLA College of Social Sciences Dean’s Advisory Board and is a member of the Board of Directors of Pioneer Works and the World Wildlife Fund.