NICK BUTCHER is a senior managing director and Global Head of Infrastructure at global investment bank Macquarie Capital. He leads a team specializing in large-scale infrastructure project development and financing, including transportation, renewable energy and energy infrastructure projects throughout the Americas. Butcher has a lifelong passion for the environment and its conservation. He has been involved in a range of environmental causes both in the US and internationally. He is a member of the WWF National Council and sits on the board of Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy, a charitable organization focused on the conservation of threatened wildlife and ecosystems in Australia. He has a bachelor of laws and bachelor of commerce (finance) from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. He enjoys travel, cinema, and outdoor sports—especially snow skiing and marathon running. He lives in New York with his wife and two daughters.