Managing Director, BlackRock
Edward Winter, Managing Director, is a member of the BlackRock Global Infrastructure Funds team (“BGIF”), which currently manages over $9 billion in capital commitments across three vintages. BGIF invests globally in essential contracted infrastructure assets and businesses by capitalizing on the long-term trends of decarbonization, decentralization and digitalization. The BGIF team has created over 35 portfolio companies across the globe for the Funds and includes about 40 investment professionals who are located in Greenwich Connecticut, London, Houston and Singapore. The BGIF team joined BlackRock in 2017 from First Reserve, a private equity firm that was founded in 1983 and created the BGIF infrastructure platform in 2008. He currently leads BGIF strategy across the Asia Pacific region and his responsibilities include investment origination, execution, monitoring and exit strategy.
At BGIF, Mr. Winter has led investments in Calisen, Medgaz, Kellas Midstream and ADNOC Oil Pipelines. Prior to joining BGIF in 2018, Mr. Winter was a Managing Director with Macquarie Group's Macquarie Capital, most recently in their London office, where he was leading Macquarie Capital's European conventional energy business as part of the Energy & Infrastructure Group. As part of this, he has had a specific focus on the energy sector, primarily in the midstream energy sector. Prior to this, Mr. Winter was also Co-head of Macquarie Capital's Resources Infrastructure business.
Mr. Winter graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance and from INSEAD with a Master of Finance.