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Ben Loomes


 

Ben Loomes
Chief Executive Officer

Appointed May 2020

Skills and Experience

  • c.20 years of experience in the infrastructure sector across investing, fund management, fundraising and corporate finance
  • Significant experience with managing geographically diverse investments
  • Extensive financial and operational experience at senior management level

Ben joined InfraRed Capital Partners in 2017 as Head of Infrastructure and was Managing Partner until 2019. At InfraRed, Ben was responsible for managing a global infrastructure investment business with over US$9 billion of assets under management, largely in greenfield and operational PPP and renewable energy projects. This included responsibility for managing investments and teams in Europe, North America, Latin America and Australia.

Prior to this, Ben spent five years at 3i Group plc where he was Managing Partner of 3i Group plc’s Infrastructure business and previously Group Strategy Director. Ben was also a member 3i Group plc’s Executive Committee and its Investment Committees for Infrastructure, Private Equity and Debt Management. In his role as Managing Partner of Infrastructure, Ben was responsible for the management, origination activities and strategic development of 3i’s Infrastructure business and led the relationship with the Board of 3i Infrastructure plc, a FTSE 250 company.

Ben began his career at Goldman Sachs in the Energy & Power investment banking team.

Ben holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University. Ben completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Current External Appointments
Non-executive Director of Ambac Assurance UK Limited, and Trustee of the Autism Centre of Excellence charity.