Frederic Ottavy

Chief Executive Officer
    Frederic is InfraMed’s CEO. His previous position was as Director at the French Agency for Development where he created the Financial and Legal Engineering Department. Previous to this role, Frederic assembled the Non-Sovereign division of AFD. Frederic joined the AFD Group through PROPARCO, where he created the Corporate Finance division. Prior to PROPARCO, Frederic worked for the European infrastructure investment arm of the Californian Edison International power group, based in the UK. Beginning his professional career with Société Générale, Frederic held successive positions including in the London Project Finance team.

    Jean-Philippe Aubertel

    Chief Investment Officer
      Jean-Philippe Aubertel is Chief Investment Officer at InfraMed. His previous position was Director of the French Agency for Development’s (AFD) Group Risk Management. His responsibility covered 350+ clients including 100+ in infrastructure (utilities, transport, telecommunications, mining, hospitals) and 60+ in MENA. Of the €28bn portfolio under his supervision, €5bn concerned infrastructure and €6m were in MENA. Between 2008 and 2010, Jean-Philippe headed the AFD’s Risk and ALM Division, where he sat on the investment committee of the FISEA investment fund. Jean-Philippe was previously Principal Investment Officer at AFD’s Structured Finance Division, where he executed €100m of debt and equity transactions. Prior to AFD, Jean-Philippe was Deputy Head for Africa at the French Treasury (Ministry of Finance), where he was in charge of the day-to-day management of the Ministry’s participation in AFD. In that position, he advised the Ministry of Finance’s appointment to the AFD board of directors, sat on the investment committees of both AFD and PROPARCO, and carried out macro-economic monitoring of 15+ African countries for the French Representative to the IMF Board. Jean-Philippe had previously been a Telecommunications & IT manager at Accenture, where he notably coordinated the strategic and budget planning for all lines of products for a major telecommunications operator. Jean-Philippe began his professional life in the French General Delegation for Armament, where he conducted R&D studies, tender processes and contract negotiations for telecommunications projects. Jean-Philippe holds a double Masters degree in engineering from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale des Techniques Avancées, and a MBA from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. Jean-Philippe also studied at the Institute of Higher National Defence Studies.

      Julie Membre

      Administrative Officer
        Julie is InfraMed Admin Officer, in charge of the organisational and back-office aspects of the company and of its investments. She graduated in the “Management Assistant” work-and-study programme with ITIC Paris in July 2015. Prior to that, Julie studied from 2011 to 2013 in the “School Teaching” Master at Grenoble University. She also holds a BA in history from La Sorbonne University.

        Renato Ravanelli

        Independent Member of the Investment Committee
          Renato Ravanelli is Chief Executive Officer of F2i sgr. F2i (Funds for Italian Infrastructure) is the fund management company ("società di gestione del risparmio" or "sgr") that has set up the largest Italian closed-end investment funds dedicated to investments in the infrastructure sector. From early 2008 to mid-2014 he was Managing Director and the executive of the management board of A2A Group – the main Italian multi-utility company operating in the power, gas and environmental sectors, as well as in the management of energy distribution networks (electricity, gas, water, heating). From 2005 to 2007 he was CFO and an executive member of the Edison Group's Board of Directors. In the previous 9 years he held the position of CFO and Strategy Director for AEM Group. While in AEM, he was also Head of electric power and gas trading. He began his career in 1990 carrying out studies and research within the insurance and public utility sectors. He then spent four years as a macroeconomist and financial analyst in the Economic Research Department of two Italian Financial Institutions. Renato holds a Degree in Economics with full marks from the Catholic University of Milan.

          Dipesh Shah

          Independent Member of the Investment Committee
            After an extensive career as Chief Executive of several large businesses in Energy (Renewables, Oil & Gas, Nuclear), Dipesh Shah now sits on the Boards of the EU Marguerite Fund, where he Chairs the Investment Committee; Thames Water, the largest water utility in the UK; The Crown Estate which is amongst the largest property companies; Canaccord Genuity Group Inc, a Toronto-listed Financial Services firm; Cavendish Fluor Partnership Llp; and Genesis Housing Association, which provides social and affordable housing in central London and surrounding Boroughs. He previously served on the Boards of Lloyd’s of London, the oldest Insurance market, and FTSE-100 listed Babcock International Group Plc. Dipesh is the former Chairman of Viridian Group Plc, a FTSE listed all-Ireland power utility where he oversaw a doubling of market cap to £2Bn; HgCapital Renewable Power Partners Llp, a leading Private Equity fund; and the European Photovoltaics Industry Association where he was elected Chairman on five occasions. His Chief Executive Officer roles spanned the UK Atomic Energy Authority where he pioneered the acceleration of nuclear decommissioning, saving £1.5Bn, and Businesses in BP. These included the largest pipeline and processing facilities which delivered PBT of over $700m p.a. in $10/bbl world, and BP’s renewable portfolio which he transformed from loss-making to the first Renewables company valued at over $1Bn in the mid-1990s. He was also the Global Head of Acquisitions and Divestments for BP Group, covering a portfolio of ca. $100Bn. Earlier in his career, Dipesh was the youngest-ever Chief Economist for BP Oil UK. He graduated in Economics with Distinction from London University, and from Warwick University and Harvard Business School.

            Jean-Francis Dusch

            Senior Advisor
              Jean-Francis Dusch is Chief Investment Officer for Infrastructure and Managing Director of Infrastructure and Structured Finance at Edmond de Rothschild. He brings over 25 years of international project and structured finance experience. Jean-Francis joined the Edmond de Rothschild Group in 2004, first as co-head of the Project Finance department before taking charge of the group’s structuring advisory services. He contributed to the successful development of the Project Finance advisory and Private Equity structuring activities, including as a member of the Investment Committee. In 2013 Jean-Francis became Global Head the Edmond de Rothschild group’s Infrastructure and Structured Finance department. Since 2014 Jean-Francis is in charge of the Benjamin de Rothschild Infrastructure Debt Generation (“Bridge”) infrastructure debt platform, with already €1.9bn of AuM and still rapidly growing and deploying. Prior to Edmond de Rothschild, Jean-Francis acted as a Director with Citigroup and WestLB, covering infrastructure and TMT sectors in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia, leading several “Deal of the Year” debt transactions. Previously he worked at UBS in Zurich, later moving to London within their project finance department and was involved as financial advisor and arranger in a number of landmark European infrastructure, energy and telecoms projects. He started his career at Bouygues Construction in 1992 in the International Finance Engineering Department working on many transportation and social PPP projects in Europe, Asia and Africa. Jean-Francis graduated from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris and has a law degree from the Law University Paris II.

              Alain Peigneux

              Subsidiairies' Independent Manager
                Alain is InfraMed's Luxembourg subsidiairies' Independent Manager. Alain has over 20 years of audit, administrative, finance, investment and banking experience in Luxembourg. He is active in providing corporate services to institutional private equity and real estate investors through FIDEURO S.A., a Luxembourg chartered accountant firm he fully owes. Alain also serves as independent member of the boards of directors of various Luxembourg companies belonging to prestigious international groups, including regulated vehicles. Prior to entering his current business, Alain’s assignments included Managing Director of the Luxembourg subsidiary of a Swedish listed asset management house, Administration & Finance Manager in an international telecommunications group and auditor in a big 4 audit firm. Alain holds post-graduate diplomas in commercial and financial studies from H.E.C. Liège/Belgium, majoring in economics, tax matters and marketing and is a member of the Ordre des Experts-Comptables (OEC) in Luxembourg.

                Robert Bikou

                IT Support
                  Robert is in charge of IT/Telecom within InfraMed. He also works as a Consultant for Amethis Finance and Axis Alternatives, and he is an associate of the BSE Group. Prior to that, he worked from 2009 to 2014 on the analysis and the development of the financial logic for UBS Moscow, and he is currently working on a crowdfunding project and on a social network. He also was a Lecturer at the State University of Uman, Ukraine, where he majored in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Finance.