Meet the team
Pantheon Infrastructure Plc is overseen by an independent Board comprising experienced professionals from a wide range of backgrounds. Please click on the links for each board member to read their biography in full.
Pantheon Infrastructure Plc is supported by the global team at Pantheon, including the professionals in the firm’s broader Global Infrastructure and Real Assets Team who directly support with investment sourcing and execution, as well as a dedicated investment and investor relations team.
Overseeing Pantheon’s infrastructure investment activity is a Global Infrastructure & Real Assets Committee (“GIRAC”), which is comprised of eight partners with an of average 19 years’ infrastructure investing experience.
Mr. Vagn Sørensen is an experienced Non-executive chairman and director of listed and private companies.
After attending Aarhus Business School and graduating with a MSc degree in Economics and Business Administration, Vagn began his career at Scandinavian Airlines Systems in Sweden, rising through numerous positions in a 17 year career before becoming Deputy CEO with special responsibility for Denmark. Between 2001 and 2006, Vagn was President and Chief Executive Officer for Austrian Airlines Group in Austria, a business with approximately €2.5 billion of turnover, 8,000 employees and listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. Vagn also served as Chairperson of the Association of European Airlines in 2004. Since 1999, Vagn has been a Tier 1 Senior industrial Advisor to EQT, a private equity fund, and has been a Non-executive director or Chairman to a number of their portfolio companies. Since 2008, Vagn has been a senior advisor to Morgan Stanley Investment Bank.
Vagn is currently Chairman of Air Canada (since 2017) and Chairman of F L Smidth & Co (since 2009). Vagn is also a Non-executive Director of CNH Industrial and Royal Caribbean Cruises. Notable previous non-executive appointments have included Chairman of SSP Group (2006 to February 2020), Chairman of Scandic Hotels AB (2007-2018) and Chairman of TDC A/S (2006-2017).Close
Ms. Andrea Finegan is an experienced infrastructure asset management professional with over 25 years of sector experience.
After graduating from Loughborough University, Andrea held investment banking roles at Deutsche Bank and Barclays Capital, before joining Hyder Investments as Head of the Deal Closing Team. Between 1999 and 2007, Andrea worked at Innisfree Limited, the investment manager of an £8 billion infrastructure asset portfolio, latterly as Board Director and Head of Asset Management. Andrea was subsequently Chief Operating Officer, ING Infrastructure Funds and Fund Consultant to Climate Change Capital. Between 2010 and 2012, Andrea was appointed Non-executive Director of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company following a recommendation by the lending banks.
In 2012, Andrea joined Greencoat Capital LLP for the set up and launch of Greencoat UK Wind PLC, the renewable infrastructure Investment Trust, in 2013, then became Chief Operating Officer (2015-2018), a position that included structuring and launching another renewable energy infrastructure fund listed on the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Dublin (Greencoat Renewables PLC) and a number of private markets solar energy funds. Andrea was Company Secretary for Greencoat Renewables PLC between July 2017 and September 2019. Since September 2015, Andrea has been Chair of the Valuation Committee of Greencoat Capital LLP. Andrea is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.Close
Mr. Patrick O’D Bourke is an experienced board member with 25 years of experience in energy and infrastructure.
After graduating from Cambridge University, Patrick started his career at Peat Marwick, Chartered Accountants (now KPMG) and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. After that he held a variety of investment banking positions at Hill Samuel and Barclays de Zoete Wedd. In 1995, he joined Powergen plc, where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions before becoming Group Treasurer. In 2000, Patrick joined Viridian Group plc as Group Finance Director and later became Chief Executive, appointed by the private equity shareholder following take-over in 2006. In 2011, he joined John Laing Group, a specialist international investor in, and manager of, greenfield infrastructure assets, as CFO before retiring in 2019. While at John Laing, he was part of the team which launched John Laing Environmental Assets Group on the London Stock Exchange in 2014.
Patrick currently serves as Chair of Ecofin US Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc and as Chair of the Audit Committee of Harworth Group plc (a leading UK regenerator of land and property for development and investment). Patrick was previously Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at Calisen plc (an owner and operator of smart meters in the UK) and Chair of the Audit Committee at Affinity Water.Close
Ms. Anne Baldock is an experienced board member and lawyer with over 30 years’ experience in the infrastructure sector.
Anne graduated in law from the London School of Economics and was a qualified Solicitor in England and Wales from 1984 to 2012. Anne was a Partner at Allen & Overy LLP between 1990 and 2012, during which time she was Managing Partner, Projects Group London (1995-2007), Non-executive member of the firm’s Global/Main Strategic Board (2000-2006) and Global Head of Projects, Energy and Infrastructure (2007-2012). Notable transactions included the Second Severn Crossing, Eurostar, the securitisation of a major UK water utility and several major PPP projects in the UK and abroad.
Anne is currently Senior Independent Director for the Restoration and Renewal Delivery Authority Limited (the delivery body created by parliament to deal with the restoration of the Houses of Parliament), Chair of Audit and Risk Committee for East West Railways Limited (the Government-owned company constructing the new Oxford to Cambridge railway), Non-executive Director of Electricity North West Limited and Non-executive Director of The Submarine Development Agency. Amongst previous roles, Anne was Non-executive Director of Thames Tideway Tunnel, Non-executive Director of Hydrogen Group (AIM-listed) and Trustee of Cancer Research UK.Close
Richard is a Partner and Head of Europe in Pantheon’s Global Infrastructure and Real Assets Investment Team where he leads its European investment activity and team. Richard has 25 years of experience in infrastructure private equity, corporate finance and project finance at leading institutions including InfraRed Capital Partners, HSBC, ABN AMRO, and BNP Paribas. Richard’s experience spans investing in primary, secondary, co-investments and direct investments across all infrastructure subsectors and global OECD markets. He holds a BSc and MBA from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine.Close
Andrea is a Partner and Head of Pantheon’s Global Infrastructure and Real Assets Team. She is responsible for global infrastructure and real assets investments covering primary, secondary and co-investments, she is also a member of the International Investment Committee. Andrea has an engineering industry background followed by 21 years’ experience in the infrastructure finance and investment sectors. Prior to joining Pantheon, Andrea led infrastructure direct and co-investment teams for Société Générale, Macquarie Capital and ABN AMRO delivering successful investments in both brownfield operating and greenfield PPP assets. She has a BEng in mechanical engineering from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine.Close
Paul is a Partner in Pantheon’s Global Infrastructure and Real Assets Investment Team and a member of the Global Infrastructure and Real Assets Committee. Paul worked previously at GIC, from 2012, where he was Senior Vice President, Infrastructure with a global remit focusing on primary, secondary and co-investment opportunities. Paul also has expertise in infrastructure direct investing and infrastructure debt transactions. Prior to GIC, Paul worked at Challenger Infrastructure and Macquarie Capital. Paul studied Business at the University of Edinburgh. He is also a CFA Charterholder, a Chartered Accountant, and a Member of the Securities Institute. Paul will be based initially in London but will relocate to San Francisco in due course.Close
Evan is a Partner in Pantheon’s Global Infrastructure and Real Assets Investment Team. Prior to joining Pantheon, Evan held positions at Polaris Venture Partners in Boston and JP Morgan in London. Evan received a BS from Boston University’s School of Management with a concentration in finance and a minor in economics.Close
Jérôme is a Partner in Pantheon’s Global Infrastructure and Real Assets Investment Team where he focuses on the analysis, evaluation and completion of infrastructure & real assets transactions in Europe. He is also a member of Pantheon’s ESG Committee. Jérôme joined from Paris-based placement agent Global Private Equity, where he worked for over three years. Jérôme holds an MSc in telecommunications from ESIGELEC engineering school and a Master in Business from the ESCP-EAP European School of Management.Close
Matt is a Partner in Pantheon’s U.S. Investment Team where he is actively involved in both the U.S. private equity secondary investment activity as well as the U.S. Infrastructure and Real Assets investment activity. Matt joined Pantheon in July 1999, having worked the previous three years with Cambridge Associates in their Boston and Menlo Park offices. Matt received a BA in history and economics from Brown University, and is a CFA Charterholder.Close
Kathryn is a Partner in Pantheon’s Global Infrastructure and Real Assets investment team and is a member of the International Investment Committee. Prior to joining Pantheon, Kathryn was with GIC Special Investments, where she was responsible for both fund investments and co-investments with a specialization in energy. Before that, Kathryn was responsible for direct investments at Centre Partners, a New York-based private equity firm. Kathryn began her career in Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking Division where she pursued real estate investments. She has a BA and MA in modern languages from Oxford University.Close
Dinesh is a Partner in Pantheon’s Global Infrastructure and Real Assets Investment Team where he focuses on the analysis, evaluation and completion of infrastructure and real asset investment opportunities in the U.S. Prior to joining Pantheon, Dinesh was a Vice President in Goldman Sachs’ Global Natural Resources group where he executed on a variety of M&A and capital markets transactions across the infrastructure, power and utilities sectors. Previously, Dinesh was in the Power & Utilities group in the Investment Banking Division at RBC in New York. He holds a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University and MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business.Close