Layton is a Vice President with Stonepeak. Before joining Stonepeak, Layton was an Associate at PSP Investments in the Infrastructure Group, where he primarily focused on the utilities, transportation, and telecommunications sectors.
Layton received a Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University
Michelle is a Vice President and Corporate Controller with Stonepeak. Michelle joined Stonepeak from Cerberus Capital Management, where she was a Vice President of Management Company Reporting. Prior to Cerberus, Michelle worked at Tishman Speyer in the Property Accounting group.
Michelle received a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University.
Aaron is a Managing Director with Stonepeak and is the Chief Operating Officer of APAC. Before joining Stonepeak, Aaron was the COO of Asia and the Middle East for Macquarie Capital. He also held the roles of Global COO of the Principal Transactions Group and Asia Head of Asset Management for the Green Investment Group. Prior to Macquarie Capital, Aaron worked at Deutsche Bank as the Acting Head of Group Strategy & Planning for Asia Pacific, at Citigroup as a core member of the Asia Pacific in-house M&A team, and at the International Finance Corporation as an Investment Officer in the Private Equity and Funds group based in the Washington, DC headquarters. Aaron began his career as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch & Co.
Aaron received a Master of Arts in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford. He also received a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD.
Hideaki is a Director with Stonepeak. Prior to joining Stonepeak, Hideaki was a Senior Vice President at Macquarie Capital where he led the execution of principal investments covering toll roads, airports, renewables, and energy resource aggregation business sectors. Prior to Macquarie, he worked at Barclays where he focused on foreign exchange transactions.
Hideaki received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Kyu is a Managing Director with Stonepeak. Prior to joining Stonepeak, Kyu was a Director at Davidson Kempner Capital Management, a New York based multi-strategy hedge fund, where he focused on aircraft leasing and public and private credit. Prior to Davidson Kempner, Kyu was an Analyst in investment banking at Citigroup focused on industrials, consumer and healthcare sectors.
Kyu received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley.
Seunghee is a Principal with Stonepeak. Prior to joining Stonepeak, Seunghee was a Vice President at Macquarie Capital in Korea where he focused on renewable energy project development and investment. Prior to Macquarie, Seunghee worked at KDB Infrastructure Investment Asset Management, focusing on power and renewables.
Seunghee received a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering from the Seoul National University.
Zachary is a Principal in Compliance with Stonepeak. Prior to joining Stonepeak, Zachary was the Chief Compliance Officer at Czech Asset Management, L.P. Before that, Zachary was a Senior Compliance Officer at Apax Partners. Zachary has also held compliance roles at Morgan Stanley and started his career as a Legal Assistant at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP supporting the Financial Institutions group.
Zachary received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Daniel is a Managing Director with Stonepeak. Before joining Stonepeak, Daniel was a Managing Director at Park Hill Group. Prior to Park Hill, Daniel was a Partner at First Avenue Partners in Institutional Sales with a focus on the DACH region. Earlier in his career, Daniel worked in sales and distribution at both Citigroup and Fidelity.
Daniel received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Darmstadt University in Germany.
Michael is a Senior Advisor with Stonepeak. Prior to joining Stonepeak, Michael was a Senior Managing Director and Head of Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Development within Macquarie Capital having joined Macquarie Group from Bankers Trust Australia in 1999.
Michael previously served as a director of Lansing Trade Group and Lansing Ethanol Services.
Michael received a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology, Sydney Australia.
Andrew is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports Stonepeak’s investments in communications and digital infrastructure. Andrew has enjoyed a long career of senior operating roles in telecom and media companies primarily in Europe, including Virgin Media (Chief Operating Officer), Modern Times Group (Chief Operating Officer), UPC (now Liberty Global), The Walt Disney Company and McKinsey. Andrew currently serves as a Non-Executive Director on the boards of Openreach, Tele2, Verisure and Ocean Outdoor. Andrew is also a former Chairman of Comhem and Primacom, and a former Non-Executive Director at Arris.
Ken is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports Stonepeak’s investments in communications and digital infrastructure. Ken has more than twenty years of telecommunications experience. He served for over ten years as the Chief Financial Officer of Zayo Group, overseeing all financial operations of the business, including over forty-five acquisitions and the company’s 2014 Initial Public Offering. Prior to Zayo, Ken served as Chief Financial Officer at Wire One Communications and previously Accenture. Ken currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Cyxtera Technologies and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Six Degrees, a leading cloud-led managed service provider in the UK.
Gordon is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports Stonepeak’s efforts across multiple sectors adjacent to the real estate industry. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Gramercy Property Trust which was sold to Blackstone Equity Partners VIII, LP for $7.6 billion in October of 2018. Gordon oversaw the growth of Gramercy from $300 million in net assets when he became CEO in 2012 until the sale to Blackstone. Gramercy was the third best performing REIT in the United States over that period. Prior to Gramercy, Gordon was CEO of W.P. Carey & Co. from 2003-2010. During his tenure as CEO, W.P. Carey grew to $10 billion in assets, was one of the few public companies not to cut its dividend during the financial crisis, and significantly outperformed the MSCI US REIT index. In addition, Gordon founded the European investment business of both WPC and Gramercy during his tenure at those companies overseeing over $4 billion in European investments. Gordon is a former member of the Board of Governors of NAREIT, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Treasurer of the Innocence Project.
Gordon received a Bachelor of Science in Economics with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Bill is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports Stonepeak’s investments in communications and digital infrastructure. Bill was most recently Executive Vice President of Cloud Services at VMWare and previously served as President of Savvis, a public data center and cloud infrastructure provider. Bill was a member of the Board of Directors of Telx, a leading cross-connection and colocation platform. He also worked for Thomson Reuters, where he helped build businesses in a number of international markets throughout Europe, Asia and North America.
A former officer in the British Army, Bill received a Master of Arts in Engineering from Cambridge University.
DJ is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports Stonepeak’s investments in transportation as well as with public sector relations. Before joining Stonepeak and founding his own consulting firm, DJ served in the White House as the first Special Assistant for infrastructure to the U.S. President. In this role, DJ led the effort to develop the Administration’s infrastructure policy and championed permitting reform. In the public sector, DJ has also served as General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Transportation and Chief Counsel for the Federal Highway Administration, where he created a public-private partnership (P3) task force and authored a report to the U.S. Congress underscoring the advantages of alternative delivery methods. In the private sector, DJ was previously the head of governmental advisory for Macquarie Capital and led advisory teams structuring P3 transactions for governmental clients. DJ has also worked for Koch Industries and HDR helping clients develop innovative ways to deliver infrastructure.
DJ received a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University and is a member of the Virginia Bar.
Mike is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports Stonepeak’s investments in energy. Mike is a founder and former Vice Chairman of the Board of Targa Resources Corp. He was with Targa from 2003 to 2019, initially as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and later as President and Chief Operating Officer. His primary roles at Targa included leading the company’s Commercial, Engineering, Construction, Operations, ES&H, Land, and Procurement Departments for all owned assets and direct participation in all acquisitions, divestitures, and business development. Prior to Targa, Mike was an officer of several Coastal Corporation subsidiaries in the energy sector. Mike is currently on the board of Oryx Midstream Services. He is also on the Management Committee of Ohio Valley Midstream, a gathering, processing, and fractionation company in Appalachia. Additionally, he is a Lifetime Director of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which promotes agriculture, Texas education, and showcases Western Heritage.
Mike received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston, with a concentration in finance and international business.
Denis is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports Stonepeak’s government and labor relations efforts. Denis served four terms as President of the New York State AFL-CIO where he achieved numerous legislative victories to advance labor interests. Denis was also instrumental in securing $20 billion in federal funds to rebuild New York City after the 9/11 tragedy as well as securing passage of the James Zadroga 9/11 Heath Care and Compensation Act, which provides necessary funding for medical care for 9/11’s first responders. Denis served on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 2004-2010, including as Chairman from 2009-2010.
Denis received a Bachelor of Science in Labor and Industrial Relations from Empire State College.
Flemming is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports Stonepeak’s investments in transportation. Flemming served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) group of companies and Chief Executive Officer of American President Lines (APL) from 1999 to 2003. From 1960 to 1999, he worked for A.P. Moller-Maersk in various countries and posts including Executive Vice President of Maersk Line, serving most recently as Partner of A.P. Moller-Maersk and Chief Executive Officer of Maersk Tankers from 1997 to 1999. Flemming has served on the Board of various companies in the transportation and logistics space, including AET Tanker Holdings Sdn Bhd., Scandlines GmbH, Inchcape Shipping Services Ltd., Stena and Samskip hf. Flemming has taken on a number of non-executive directorships in recent years, including the Panama Canal Authority, Lloyds Register Holdings, Ultragas/Ultramar Group, Chile, Rickmers Holding GMBH & CIE. KG, and DVB Bank SE. Flemming has also served as a trustee of the Sailors’ Society and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics. He was named CNBC Asian Business Leader of the Year 2001, Chief Executive Officer’s choice.
Flemming attended the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Graduate School of Business and other executive education programs.
David is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports Stonepeak’s investments in energy. David is the former Vice President of Corporate Development and Treasurer for Kinder Morgan Inc. He was with Kinder Morgan from 1999 to 2013. His primary roles at Kinder Morgan included leading the company’s acquisition and divestiture program as well as the financing efforts of the company. David continues to evaluate and participate in midstream opportunities as an investor and board member. David is currently on the board of Oryx Midstream Services, a crude oil transportation company in the Permian Basin and Zenith Energy, an international liquids terminal company. Additionally, David is a partner at Sabine Property Partners, which focuses on commercial real estate opportunities in Texas. David previously served on the boards of directors of Western Refining Logistics and Sunnova Energy.
David graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and minor in History from Texas Christian University.
Andrew is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports the firm’s efforts across the Real Estate sector. Andrew previously served as a Senior Managing Director and Head of European Real Estate Asset Management at Blackstone. Prior to leading the Asset Management team in Europe, Andrew worked for Blackstone in New York, where he served as a Managing Director on the Acquisitions team and was involved in analyzing real estate equity investments across all property types, with a particular focus on logistics. Prior to Blackstone, he worked for TD Securities’ Real Estate group in Toronto, Canada. Over the course of his career, Andrew has been involved in more than $50 billion of real estate transactions across all major asset classes.
Andrew received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia where he graduated with honors.
Kate is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports the firm’s efforts in the telecommunications and regulated infrastructure space. Kate previously served as the CEO of Chorus, a listed telecommunications company based in Wellington NZ. While at Chorus she was responsible for building a fiber network to 87% of New Zealand and for transforming the connection experience for customers.
Prior to Chorus she worked at Telstra, an Australian telecommunications company in a variety of roles including regulation, public policy and communications, leader of the Wholesale business, and leader of the product, marketing, and technology and innovation functions. Her final three years at Telstra were spent as Chief Operating Officer.
Kate is a Director of three ASX listed companies, Stockland, AMP, and Healius, and is Chair of nbnco, a government owned company building out Australia’s broadband network.
Kate received a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from Sydney University.
Jeff is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports Stonepeak’s investments in power generation. Jeff has more than thirty years of experience in all aspects of the downstream energy sector with a focus on mid to large infrastructure project development, financing, execution and operations. Jeff was a co-founder, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pristine Power from its founding in 2002, through its public listing in 2008 and the successful sale of the company to Veresen in late 2010. From 1994 to 2002, Jeff was involved in leadership roles in the development of several major natural gas pipeline projects and the development, execution and operations of three gigawatts of independent power projects in four countries. Jeff continues to be involved in the development and execution of independent power projects and is involved as an investor and Board member of companies in the clean tech space.
Jin is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports Stonepeak’s investments in the energy sector, primarily focused on gas, power, and renewables. Jin has more than 25 years of professional experience in the energy sector.
Jin previously served as Country Head of Korea at CGN Korea Holdings (formerly MPC Korea) where he grew the company to 2.2GW capacity (gas-fired, fuel cell, biomass, solar, direct import of gas, etc.) from scratch through greenfield projects and acquisition projects.
Prior to CGN Korea Holdings, he worked at Mirant Corp (Senior Manager, Business Development) in Hong Kong and Enron Corp (Associate & Manager) in Houston, Texas. While working at Enron Corp, Jin was a founding member of SK-Enron (currently SK E&S), a joint venture between Enron Corp and SK Group.
Jin received a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Korea University.
Rich is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports Stonepeak’s investments in water infrastructure. Rich spent twenty-seven years at SJW Group, a publicly-traded water utility, where he was most recently Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. At SJW Group, Rich was the principal architect of large complex public-private partnerships, including lease concessions, contract service agreements, and acquisitions, most notably acquisition and development of a water and wastewater utility in Central Texas. Rich worked for KPMG for nine years prior to joining SJW Group.
He received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Montana and a Bachelor of Science from Montana State University.
Scott is an Operating Partner with Stonepeak and supports Stonepeak’s macroeconomic and sector-specific research activity. Scott has more than twenty years of experience as a lead analyst, covering a range of infrastructure sectors in Australia, Europe, the U.S., Asia and South Africa, following M&A experience. He founded Rimor Equity Research in August 2017 to produce in-depth research analyzing the inter-relationships between sectors, with infrastructure and supply chain at its core. His roles prior to this were head of research in Macquarie’s European equities business and head of research in CLSA’s Australian equities business, both were start-up businesses. Scott was voted #1 Australian strategist in the 2017 Asiamoney survey and was regularly rated top three for the transport/infrastructure sector, while head of research. His research has also led to him speaking at the Australian government’s Australia Week in China in April of 2016 and a number of other industry conferences.
Scott received a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and Bachelor of Laws degrees from University of New South Wales in Sydney and completed a year of his law degree at Boalt Hall, at UC Berkeley.