Holly Koeppel, Managing Director and Co-Head of Corsair Infrastructure Management (CIM) manages Gateway Infrastructure Partners (formerly Citi Infrastructure Investors), a $3 billion infrastructure fund that has controlling interests in mature transportation and utility infrastructure assets.
GIP’s portfolio consists of: Kelda, owner of Yorkshire Water, a regulated UK water and sewer company serving 4.7 million people; Itínere Infraestructuras S.A., the concessionaire for five mature toll roads in Spain; DP World Australia, a container terminal business serving the key capital cities in Australia with annual volumes of approximately 2.3 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units); and Vantage Airport Group, a leading global airport investment, management and development company with airports in six countries.
Ms Koeppel has been involved in the US and international energy industry since 1980. She joined Citi in 2010 from American Electric Power Corporation (AEP), where she was most recently Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President.
In over nine years at AEP, Ms Koeppel held a variety of financial and operational leadership roles, including generation, operation and dispatch of AEP 40,000MW generation fleet, electric utility distribution operations in seven states serving over 3 million customers and, directing the restructuring and divestiture of domestic and international assets on five continents, amounting to $3 billion in total transaction proceeds. Additionally, Ms Koeppel has extensive transaction experience including project development, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, and successfully led the largest common stock offering in the US utility industry ($1.69 billion) in early 2009.
Ms Koeppel represents the fund on the boards of all investments and serves as Chairperson of DP World Australia. Additionally, she is an independent director on the boards of Reynolds America Inc. (NYSE: RAI) and The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES). Ms Koeppel holds a M.B.A. and a B.S. in Business Administration from The Ohio State University in the US.