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Matthew Harris

Founding Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners

Matthew Harris
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Matthew Harris is a founding partner of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and is based in New York. Matthew leads GIP’s global energy industry investment team including crude oil and refined product, natural gas, electricity, LNG, petrochemicals and metals and mining. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of GIP and of its Investment and Portfolio Valuation Committees. Matthew has been intimately involved in GIP’s investment, management and strategic activities since its formation in 2006. GIP is an independent infrastructure fund manager that combines deep industry expertise and relationships with industrial best practice operational management. GIP manages approximately $40 billion for its investors. Additionally, the companies in GIP’s investment portfolio have combined annual revenues greater than $32.5 billion and employ approximately 48,000 people.

Matthew is the Co-Founder and Co-Chairperson of The Bedari Foundation. The Bedari Foundation is a private family foundation dedicated to using its experience and resources to enable significant cultural shifts in the fields of mental health and wellness, community displacement and environmental conservation. The Foundation’s vision is that humanity can cultivate the deeper sense of self-awareness and spirituality required to  reassess underlying attitudes, beliefs and responsibilities about ourselves, our communities and our planet.

Matthew holds a BA in Political Science (cum laude) from the University of California at Los Angeles.