Patrick Mitchell is the Global Head Infrastructure at Herbert Smith Freehills. He has around 30 years' experience advising public bodies, sponsors and institutional investors on Project Development and Mergers & Acquisitions in the Infrastructure sector.
Tara Courtney Davies joined KKR in 2016 and is a Member and Head of the European Infrastructure team. Davies is currently on the board of directors of Calvin Capital, a U.K.-based gas and electricity smart metering business; Telxius, a global tower and cable company based in Spain; and X-Elio, a global solar developer based in Spain. Davies has spent over 18 years in the global infrastructure industry working in both Sydney and London. Prior to joining KKR, she was a senior managing director and head of mergers and acquisitions for Macquarie Group’s infrastructure advisory arm in London (having also spent a number of years in the infrastructure funds division). Davies commenced her career at Price Waterhouse and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
CarloMaddalena is a Portfolio Manager in the APG Global Infrastructure team, focussed on origination and asset management activities across the infrastructure sector. At APG, he is a core member of the Smart Cities investment team. Prior to joining APG, Maddalena worked for Whitehelm Capital, Marguerite Fund and Antin Infrastructure Partners. Maddalena is a director at Compañia Logistica de Hidrocarburos (CLH) and Noatum Ports
As Managing Director at Allianz Capital Partners, Jaroslava Korpanec has been responsible for the acquisition of the 75-year concession to own, manage and operate the on-street parking system of the City of Chicago; acquisitions of stakes from Total and Statoil in the Norwegian offshore gas system, Gassled; the acquisition of the gas transmission and transport system in the Czech Republic, Net4Gas; the acquisition of Porterbrook, one of the three major UK rolling stock leasing companies, Thames Tideway Tunnel and most recently a stake in the gas distribution business of National Grid.
Prior to joining Allianz Capital Partners in 2008, she worked on a number of debt and equity investments. Korpanec worked at AIG Financial Products in the principal finance group where she made several investments in the infrastructure sector. Korpanec was one of the principals responsible for the acquisition and management of London City Airport. Prior to AIG Financial Products, Korpanec was a senior attorney with the US law firm of Simpson Thacher and Bartlett, where she spent six years.
Darryl is responsible for origination, structuring and execution of new infrastructure debt transactions. Prior to joining Aviva Investors, Murphy was a partner at KPMG in the Infrastructure Advisory practice. He has over 22 years’ experience in infrastructure finance having also worked at Hambros, SG, Newcourt Capital, RBC and was head of European Project Finance at HSBC. He is widely recognised as one of the leading infrastructure financing experts in the UK and has structured, advised and arranged on a wide number of projects globally and has particular expertise in public private partnerships.
Piero has 8 years of experience in climate change policies and adaptation planning and is Co-Founder of Climalia, specialised consulting company providing climate services in Italy, where he operates as Resilience Specialist. Piero is an Acclimatise Associate.