Matt Harris is a Founding Partner at GIP, having joined at its inception in 2006. Mr. Harris’ responsibilities include strategic relationships and transactions for GIP as well as global energy industry investment activities including crude oil and refined product, natural gas, electricity including renewables, LNG, petrochemicals and metals and mining. He is based in New York.
Prior to GIP, Mr. Harris was a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division at Credit Suisse. Most recently, he was Co-Head of the Global Energy Group and Head of the EMEA Emerging Markets Group. Prior to this, he was a senior member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group and served as Co-Head of Americas Mergers and Acquisitions. Previously, he was a senior member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Kidder Peabody & Co. Incorporated.
Mr. Harris holds a B.A. in Political Science (cum laude) from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is a member of the Board of Advisors/Directors of the Chopra Foundation, the Columbia University Center for Global Energy Policy (Chairman) and the World Wildlife Fund.