Matt Harris

Founding Partner

Matthew Harris is a founding partner of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and is based in New York City.  Matt’s responsibilities include leadership of selected strategic relationships and transactions, managing GIP’s decarbonization and energy transition investment strategy globally and energy industry investment activities including crude oil and refined product, natural gas, electricity including renewable power and battery storage, LNG and carbon capture and storage.  He is a member of the Executive Committee of GIP and of its Investment Committees across its various fund products. Matt has been intimately involved in GIP’s investment, management and strategic activities since its formation in 2006.

Prior to the formation of GIP in 2006, Matt was Co-Head of the Global Energy Group at Credit Suisse 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, he was a senior member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Kidder Peabody & Co. Inc.

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 the Whole Health Institute and the World Wildlife Fund.