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Ronnie Hawkins

Ronnie Hawkins

Managing Director, EIG Global Partners

Mr. Hawkins is a Managing Director, member of the Investment Committee, and leads EIG's efforts to identify, execute and manage energy investments outside the United States. Prior to joining EIG in 2014, Mr. Hawkins was an Executive Vice President of General Electric (GE) where he led GE Energy's Global Business Development activities since 2009. Under Mr. Hawkins' leadership, GE executed over $13 billion in acquisitions, joint ventures, start-up investments and divestitures in upstream and midstream oil and gas, power and energy services around the world. He also chaired the GE Energy Investment Committee. Previously, Mr. Hawkins spent 14 years as a senior member of the energy investment banking departments at Citigroup and Credit Suisse, completing acquisitions, privatizations, equity and structured financing transactions in over 50 countries. Mr. Hawkins received a double degree in Economics and Latin American Studies from the Honors Collegium of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and studied at the Catholic University of Chile. Mr. Hawkins is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian and is proficient in Amharic.