Ross co-founded Global Infrastructure (GI) in early 2006. He provides overall leadership to the team and has oversight of all the team’s investment. Ross is a member of the GI Investment Committee; the Clients, Investments and Assets Committee, and Operating Committee. As well as his Global Infrastructure responsibilities, Ross is a member of QIC’s Executive Committee.
He has more than 24 years of experience in the field of corporate finance and funds management with specialist skills in infrastructure, capital raisings and M&A.
He is currently a director of CampusParc (Ohio State University Car Parking), and an alternate director of Brisbane Airport Corporation and Port of Brisbane. Ross holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws.
Matina co-founded the Global Infrastructure team in early 2006 and has a senior leadership role in the team. Besides having had oversight of all the team’s investments, she has overall responsibility for portfolio construction for QIC’s infrastructure clients. She plays a key role in client relationship and in managing clients’ investments in the airports sector.
Also, she is a member of the Global Infrastructure Investment Committee, and is Chair of the team's Asset and Investment Management Committee, and a member of the Management Committe.
Matina has nearly 31 years’ funds management and investment banking experience including 12 years as an equity investor in the infrastructure sector.
Currently, she is a director at Brisbane Airport Corporation, Northerwestern Roads Group (alternate) and EPIC Energy (alternate).
Matina holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales, and was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW.
Giles brings three decades of infrastructure and leadership experience to his role. He joined QIC from the Royal Bank of Canada in London, where he established the Bank’s well-regarded infrastructure franchise, and for more than a decade was its Managing Director and Head of Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics for the UK and Europe.
After joining the Royal Bank of Canada based in London in 2003, Giles established the bank’s infrastructure franchise where he was responsible for the development of infrastructure strategy and roll out of the business globally.
As Head of Infrastructure, Transport & Logistics for the UK and Europe, he managed a team of 25 professionals. He was also responsible for the establishment of business in France, the Netherlands and Spain as well as establishing a presence in China.
Before joining RBC, he was Head of Infrastructure (UK and Europe) for Newcourt Capital/CIT from 1999 to 2002 in London where he managed a team of eight professionals involved in the establishment and development of an infrastructure franchise in the UK and Canada.
He is currently Director of Kemble Water (Thames Water's investment vehicle). He also sits on the board of the Chrysalis Fund, a regeneration fund investing in development projects in the north of England.
Giles has a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Joining QIC in mid-2006, Paul leads the team’s investment and asset management activities in the transport sector.
Paul had significant involvement in transactions and/or asset management for Thames Water, Westlink M7, Port of Brisbane, Grup Maritim TCB and investments in the social infrastructure sector. He is also a member of the QIC Global Infrastructure Management Committee.
Paul has more than 15 years of investment management, banking and finance experience in the infrastructure sector and eight years of experience in a global professional services firm.
Currently, he is a director of the Port of Brisbane and MI Longbeach LLC (the project vehicle for the Long Beach Courthouse PPP project).
Paul is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland and a Bachelor of Business Accountancy (Honors) from the Queensland University of Technology.
Simon joined QIC in mid-2009. He has overall responsibility for fund operations and managing client mandate requirements.
Since joining QIC, Simon has been closely involved in establishing all of QIC’s separately-managed accounts in unlisted infrastructure and in acting as the client interface on a number of major acquisitions.
He has more than 21 years’ experience in advisory and funds management in the infrastructure sector.
Currently, Simon is a director of Infrastructure India Holdings.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Commerce (Hons) from the University of Auckland and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
Leisel, who joined QIC in early 2008, has responsibility for investment and asset management in the transport sector and primary responsibility for ESG matters within the team.
She had a key role in the acquisition of QIC’s interest in Queensland Motorways and subsequently was primarily responsible for the management of that asset prior to the sale in 2014.
Leisel also manages QIC’s investment in Northwestern Roads Group and CampusParc.
She has nearly two decades of industry experience in corporate advisory and transaction work.
Currently, she is a director of Northwest Roads Group (operator of Westlink M7and developer of the NorthConnex toll road) and CampusParc.
Leisel holds a Bachelor of Arts , Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Master of Laws.
Angela joined QIC in 2012 and co-leads the team’s investment and asset management activities in the energy and utilities sector.
She has primary responsibility for the asset management of QIC’s interests in Epic Energy South Australia, Lochard Energy and the Powering Australian Renewables Fund, as well as senior oversight for the asst management of QIC's interest in energy and utilities investments.
She is also responsible for origination and execution of new energy and utilities investment opportunities.
Angela has more than 12 year’s investment banking corporate advisory and transaction experience.
Currently she a Director of Epic Energy South Australia, a Director of Lochard Energy, a Director of Powering Australian Renewables Fund and an alternate Director on the Board of Powerco.
Angela holds a Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honours, University Medal) and a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours). She is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
In 2016, Eric Belman joined QIC as US Partner, Global Infrastructure, based in our New York office. Eric will lead our infrastructure origination, investment and execution efforts in North America.
Prior to joining QIC, Eric was Managing Director, Business Development, GE Power and Water since 2007. Previously in his executive career Eric led cross-functional M&A and strategy teams at United Technologies, focusing on the Aerospace and Energy sectors. His post-MBA career began with Bain & Company, where Eric advised a wide range of corporate and private equity clients on strategy and transactions. Eric is a former US Navy submarine officer and US Department of Energy-qualified naval nuclear power plant operator.
Eric gained his MBA from the Wharton School of Business, graduating as a Palmer Scholar, and earned his MSE and BSE degrees in Power Systems and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering.
Gordon joined QIC in April 2014 and co-leads the team’s investment and asset management activities in the utilities sector.
He has primary responsibility in the asset management of QIC’s interests in PowerCo and senior oversight for the asset management of QIC’s interests in Thames Water and Arqiva.
Gordon is also responsible for origination and execution of new utilities investment opportunities.
He has more than 10 years’ corporate advisory and transaction experience.
Currently he is a Director of Powerco.
He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Master of Business Administration.
Mark joined QIC in late 2012 and leads the Public Private Partnerships ("PPP") and concession-based infrastructure assets.
As part of his sector focus, Mark has primary responsibility for the asset management of QIC’s existing PPP investments as well as origination and execution of new investments in this sector.
Prior to joining QIC, Mark had various roles focussed on PPP development and investment, most recently a director at global professional service firm’s Infrastructure Advisory practice.
Mark is currently a director of MI Longbeach LLC (the project vehicle for the Long Beach Courthouse PPP project).
Mark holds a Bachelor of Economics, a Master of Professional Accounting and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance. Mark is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Member of CPA (Australia).
Michael joined QIC in January 2011 and has overall responsibility for the GI teams' legal function, including legal aspects of new investments, asset management and fund raising.
He played a key role in the acquisition of QIC's interest in Lochard Energy, Queensland Motorways, Epic Energy South Australia, CampusParc (OSU Car Parking), Long Beach Court House and a Canadian Medical Research Facility.
Michael has 15 years of experience as a corporate/commercial solicitor in New York and Brisbane.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Business. Michael is admitted into practise as a solicitor in Queensland and New York.
Matthew joined QIC in 2011 and has overall responsibility for QIC Global Infrastructure's financing activities. He leads the broader GI Financing team to provide debt financing for any acquisition undertaken by GI and works with senior management of GI's portfolio companies to ensure access to the most competitive funding options/markets, both in relation to acqusiiton financing and ongoing refinancing requirements. He also has primary responsibility for the team's global banking relationships.
Matthew has 15 years of global infrastructure advisory and principal investment experience.
Currently, he is a Director (alternate) of Lochard Energy.
Matthew holds a Masters of Commerce and a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), and is a member of the Australian Institure of Company Directors.
Carolyn joined QIC in 2007 and she is primarily focused on originating and monitoring infrastructure debt investment opportunities, capital structure analysis and arranging financing for QIC's acquisitions and for existing portfolio companies.
Since joining the Global Infrastructure team in 2012, Carolyn has led a number of financings, including the acquisition and refinancing of the Moomba to Adelaide Pipeline, the refinancing of portfolio company Westlink M7 and the implementation of a capital debt facility for the QIC Global Infrastructure Fund (QGIF).
Carolyn holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), a Bachelor of Law and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
Trent joined QIC in 2011 and has a sector focus on transport accross both acquisitions and asset management, with particular responsibility for investment origination.
He was an integral part of the team that acquired Queensland Motorways and was closely involved in managing and commercialising this investment, including recent "bolt on" acquisitions of Go Between Bridge, Legacy Way and the CLEM7 Tunnel. Trent is project manager for the highly successful divestment process for Queensland Motorways. He also assisted in managing QIC's investment in NorthWestern Roads Group (including Westlink M7 and the NorthConnex tunnel project) and has evaluated a number of investment opportunities in the transport sector.
Trent holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours and University Medal) and a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics & Statistics). He has also undertaken executive education study at Harvard Business School.
Warren joined QIC in 2008 with the internal tax team and then joined Global Infrastructure in 2015. He has overall responsibility for all tax aspects of the investment lifecycle including clients, new investments, financial modelling, transaction execution, asset management, restructures, and asset disposals. He also developed the holding and co-investment structures for the QIC Global Infrastructure Fund.
Warren was the key tax contact for other QIC private capital investment boutiques, focusing on offshore investments. He gained significant experience advising on US and Australian tax sovereign immunity matters.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Bachelor of Laws and a Masters of Taxation.
Kirsten joined QIC in 2010 and is currently responsible for portfolio management for Global Infrastructure's SMAs and large co-investors. She is focused on infrastructure investment management, investment structuring, associated portfolio construction, managing client mandate requirements and asset mangement.
Kirsten has had a longstanding involvement in the management of QIC's investment in Brisbane Airport where she worked with Brisbane Airport and its co-investors in evaluating the merits and strategic options for the airport's New Parallel Runway Project.
Currently, she is a Director (alternate) of Brisbane Airport Corporation.
She holds a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.
Jeff joined QIC in August 2016 and has a sector focus within energy and utilities. His role is predominantly focused on the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF) during PARF's investment period and throughout construction. Jeff will also focus on both existing asset organic expansions and new greenfield projects.
He brings more than 25 years of construction and project management experience, previously working for AGL for 8 years with his most recent role as Head of Renewable Generation Porfolio covering wind, utility solar and hydro.
He holds an Executive MBA.