Thomas C. Barrett
Tom is the Chairman of the OECD Infrastructure Governance Forum based in Paris. He is concurrently a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC, focusing on global infrastructure finance and development. He was formerly the Chief Representative of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Minister of the European Union Delegation to the United States. Tom led the EIB’s structured finance and advisory activities throughout the European Union and the EIB/EU Action for Growth Initiative. He has also been Chairman of EPEC, the European 3P Expertise Centre, to facilitate the implementation of 3Ps by the EU Member States. He was the Founder of the Management Board for the Marguerite Infrastructure Fund, an $800 million Strategic Pan European Institutional Public Private Partnership. He earned an MBA at INSEAD in France and his BA from the National University of Ireland.
Head of Investments and Global Chief Operating Officer SQN Capital. Former CEO America’s Siemens Cities & Industry finance, leading infrastructure/P3 investment teams as well as transportation and smart cities financing platforms. Extensive financing and portfolio management investment experience across infrastructure (P3's), transportation, municipal and commercial energy efficiency, water technologies, solar and distributive energy technologies. Former GE Capital Executive covering industrial, transportation and healthcare finance MBA Kellogg School Northwestern University, BA Bates College
Errin is the Chairman and CEO of RER Solutions, Inc. She is responsible for the strategic direction of the company and for the supervision of all business operations. Errin has over a decade of experience in government contracting, general management, program/project management, and management consulting. Prior to RER Solutions, she was an Associate Partner in Gallup's Consulting Practice leading the business development efforts with several Government agencies including the Federal Aviation Administration, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Department of Labor among others. She began her professional career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, providing management consulting services to multiple Fortune 500 companies on a variety of topics including strategic planning, organizational effectiveness, and branding. Errin graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and received her MBA from Harvard Business School.
Richard is Principal and Managing Director of Acquisitions for Red Stone Equity Partners, LLC. With over 19 years in affordable and urban market investments, Richard has worked in the government, for-profit and nonprofit sectors, including serving as the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, where he was responsible for the investment of more than $1 billion into New York City and the creation of over 30,000 units of affordable housing. He is the founding Managing Director of the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group. Richard serves on the boards of Citizen’s Housing and Planning Council (Chair), the New York State Association for Affordable Housing, and Habitat for Humanity New York City. He holds both a BA and JD from Yale University.
Suhrita’s career has spanned leadership roles in both global financial and technical consulting firms (Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Arup). She has been at the forefront of the evolving P3 landscape nationally and internationally and has participated from both public and private sector perspectives. Suhrita is the Founder and Principal of Infrastructure Advisors LLC which, in the short span of four years, has competitively won the trust of the nation’s most admired public agencies undertaking innovative delivery of capital projects, for providing P3 advisory services. She was selected as ‘WBC’s outstanding women 2016’ in Alternate Delivery, by the Women’s Builders Council, NY.
Jan is the James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy and Director of the Center on Global Economic Governance at Columbia University. He is co-founder and Chairman, CERGE-EI. Jan is a Fellow of the European Economic Association and Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research (London) and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn. He previously served as Economic Advisor to President Vaclav Havel of the Czech Republic, and he was one of two presidential candidates in the Czech Republic in 2008. He received the 2015 IZA Prize in Labor Economics from the Institute for the Study of Labor. Jan earned his BS from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and his MA and Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University.
Kareem is a venture capital specialist with experience investing in markets across the world. He specializes in due diligence of startups and venture deal structuring. His experience includes Battery Road Digital Holdings, the venture capital affiliate of emerging market hedge fund Prince Street Capital Management, and Full Circle Investments, a boutique consulting firm based in Dubai.
Bracebridge H. Young Jr.
Brace is a Partner at Arabesque Partners and the Chairman of the Board of Social Finance, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to mobilizing investment capital to drive social change. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer at Eclat Impact in 2016 and Chief Executive Officer and a Partner at Mariner Investment group from 2000-2015. He joined Mariner directly from Goldman Sachs, where he retired as a Partner, after a 20-year career in Fixed Income in New York, Tokyo, and London. He serves as Board Chair of GWAVE, a wave-based renewable energy company. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Buckingham Browne & Nichols, a coeducational day school in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Brace earned a BA from Bowdoin College and an MBA from NYU.