iCON Infrastructure comprises a highly experienced
multi-disciplinary investment team

Worldwide Team

Our infrastructure investment specialists are supported by a wider, immensely accomplished group with significant senior board and management-level experience in infrastructure, private equity and related industries.

  • Paul Malan
  • Iain Macleod
  • Daniel Agostino
  • Reiner Schränkler
  • Deryk King
  • Andrew Simon, OBE
  • Aine O'Connor
  • Alexandra Radu
  • Alexis Lagorce
  • Benjamin Benita
  • Caroline Granshaw
  • Chris Jarvis
  • Daniel Hales
  • Daniel Savage
  • David Luson
  • Dermot Logan
  • Deversh Seth
  • Enis Moran
  • Evaldine Enyong
  • Gary Eade
  • Giorgia Pontico
  • Indradoot Dhar
  • Ivana Semeraro
  • Jacob Murphy
  • Jaime Perez-Maura
  • James Knox
  • James Scriven
  • Jamie Manson
  • Jeremy Smith
  • Joakim Lambotte
  • Joel Adaah
  • Katie Owen
  • Kristoff Torfs
  • Kyle Duffy
  • Maren Aune
  • Mark Liu
  • Maximilian Seipelt
  • Mirco Lother
  • Neil Keogh
  • Paul Gill
  • Paul Kramer
  • Peter Moore
  • Rachele Angeli
  • Rebecca Allister
  • Rishi Pabari
  • Rory Hunter
  • Sarah Johnson
  • Thibault Jarlegant
  • Toby Brazier

Alexis Lagorce

Alexis joined iCON in 2021 as part of the investment team.

Previously he worked at SWEN Capital Partners in Paris and Ardian Infrastructure in London.

He has been involved in renewables, telecom and transport buy side transactions across Europe.

Alexis holds a MSc from Kedge Business School and an Advanced Master’s in Finance from ESCP Business School.

Maximilian Seipelt

Maximilian joined iCON in 2020 from Deutsche Bank’s Infrastructure and Energy team in New York City.

He was involved in transactions covering renewables, utilities, telecommunications, and transport across Europe and North America.

Maximilian holds a degree in Business Administration (University of Mannheim and Fudan University).

Benjamin Benita

Benjamin joined iCON in 2021 and focuses on the firm’s investment activities in North America.  He is based in New York.

Prior to joining iCON, Benjamin was on the investing team at Spire Capital Partners where he executed middle market private equity transactions in the technology-enabled business services, media, education, and communications sectors. Prior to Spire, Benjamin worked as an Analyst in the TMT group at Barclays.

Benjamin holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas A&M University.

Katie Owen

Katie joined iCON in 2021 as the Office Assistant.

Previously Katie has spent time supporting senior partners and directors as a legal and finance assistant in the UK, Australia and Canada.

Katie holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Liverpool.

Toby Brazier

Toby joined iCON in 2021 as a Finance Analyst.

He previously worked for KPMG in the listed and regulated markets team, with a focus on the infrastructure sector.

Toby is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and holds a BSc in Chemistry (University of Bristol).

Deversh Seth

Deversh joined iCON in 2021 as a Finance Analyst.

He previously worked at PwC for three years as an auditor in the TMT sector.

Deversh is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and holds a MEng in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London.

Rachele Angeli

Rachele joined iCON in 2020 from the Power, Utilities and Infrastructure team at RBC Capital Markets in London.

She has been involved in M&A transactions in the transportation, renewables and energy sectors across Europe.

Rachele holds a BSc in Economics and Finance from Bocconi University and a Double MSc in Finance from Bocconi University and Nova School of Business and Economics.

Mark Liu

Mark joined iCON in 2020 and focuses on the firm’s investment activities in North America.  He is based in New York.

Prior to joining iCON, Mark was part of Deutsche Bank’s Infrastructure and Energy group where he originated and executed over $2B of principal investments in the energy sector.  Prior to DB, he held various roles in infrastructure and project finance.  He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago.

Jaime Perez-Maura

Jaime joined iCON in 2020 from the EMEA execution team at UBS where he focused on transport and telecommunications infrastructure from the Madrid and London offices.

Jaime holds an MSc in Management from London School of Economics.

Rebecca Allister

Rebecca joined iCON in 2020 as a Finance Analyst.

She previously worked in the financial services audit department at KPMG. Rebecca is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, and holds a BA in Accounting and Finance from Newcastle University.

Caroline Granshaw

Caroline joined iCON in 2019 as Head of Compliance.

Previously she worked at Octopus Capital for 6 years, advising the institutional businesses on compliance.

Caroline holds an MA in Philosophy, a Diploma in Investment Compliance and was called to the Bar in 2010.

Jacob Murphy

Jacob joined iCON as a Finance Analyst in 2019, having previously worked for Schroders Plc in their group reporting department. Before that, he worked in the commercial finance team of a FTSE 250 multinational.

Jacob is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and has a BSc in Accounting and Finance (University of Bath).

Maren Aune

Maren joined iCON in 2018 and is a Compliance and ESG Analyst.

She supports the Head of Compliance, and with a keen interest in matters relating to ESG she is responsible for ESG and Responsible Investment reporting.

Maren holds an LLM in Environmental Law from Queen Mary, University of London and an LLB (Hons) from Oxford Brookes University.

Kyle Duffy

Kyle joined iCON in 2018 from the Infrastructure and Real Estate Group at HSBC.

He brings experience in both M&A and debt advisory work, having been involved in transactions covering airports, roads, oil pipelines and telecommunications.

He holds a BSc in Accounting & Finance (University of Bath).

Paul Kramer

Paul joined iCON in 2018 from the Power & Utilities M&A team at HSBC.

He has been involved in renewables, electricity and regulated utilities transactions across Europe and the Middle East.

He holds a BSc in Economics (Erasmus School of Economics) and a MSc in Finance (Duisenberg School of Finance).

Giorgia Pontico

Giorgia joined iCON in 2018 from Citigroup where she spent 3 years in the Italian and Industrial Investment Banking teams.

She has been involved in M&A and IPO transactions in the infrastructure, utilities and transportation sectors across Europe.

Giorgia holds a MSc in Finance and a BSc in Economics and Finance (Bocconi University).

Evaldine Enyong

Eva joined iCON in 2018 as Office Manager and Executive Assistant.

Before this, she supported senior partners and medium size teams in the finance and engineer industry – particularly the compliance and legal department.

Eva has a creative and entrepreneurial background.

Dermot Logan

Dermot joined iCON in 2018 to focus on asset oversight. He brings over 20 years of operational and strategic management experience in the energy industry.

Dermot started his career with 19 years at General Electric Company in various international leadership positions. In that time he delivered technical, construction, operational and asset management services across a spectrum of customer applications in power generation, oil & gas, industrial and horticultural sectors. More recently Dermot has focused on project finance development, construction and operations in renewable energy.

Chris Jarvis

Chris joined iCON in 2017 and is now a Senior Finance Associate.

He previously worked for KPMG for three years as an auditor in the infrastructure sector. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and holds a BSc in Mathematics (University of Manchester).

James Knox

James joined iCON in 2017 as Head of Finance.

Previously, James was a financial controller at Mansford LLP, a private European multi-strategy real estate investment firm. James qualified as a chartered accountant in the infrastructure audit team at KPMG and then worked in the infrastructure team at 3i.  He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and holds a BSc in Natural Science (University of Durham).

Jamie Manson

Jamie joined the investment team at iCON in 2017 and brings over 20 years of experience originating, executing and managing debt, mezzanine and equity investments in the infrastructure and power sectors.

Jamie previously worked at SkyPower Global, a solar developer, and Brookfield Financial where he was responsible for originating and executing M&A, debt and equity capital markets transactions and general corporate finance advisory in the infrastructure sector. Prior to Brookfield Financial, Jamie was active in the North American power sector for both Investec and GE Energy Financial Services.

Joakim Lambotte

Joakim joined iCON in 2017 from the infrastructure team at DC Advisory, London. He brings experience in both M&A and debt advisory work. Joakim holds an MSc in Management (Imperial College London) and an MSc in Business Law (University of Geneva).

Thibault Jarlegant

Thibault joined iCON in 2013 and is a member of the investment team working on origination, execution and management of investments. Prior to iCON Thibault worked in Citigroup’s Leveraged Finance team, bringing experience in financial sponsor m&a and financing. Thibault holds a MSc in Mechanical Engineering (INSA Lyon) and a MSc in European Business Management (ESCP Business School).

Sarah Johnson

Sarah joined iCON in 2016 to focus on asset management with over 15 years of operational and strategic experience in energy and utilities.

Before iCON, she held several roles at Centrica plc including strategy, M&A and post-merger integration. Previously, she worked for PWC in the UK and Italy, primarily covering valuations and strategy consulting the energy sector. She started her career at Fortum Oyj, helping to set up an energy supply business and manage UK power generation assets.

Rory Hunter

Rory is a Partner at iCON, based in our New York office.  He transferred to our North American team in 2017 having originally joined us in London in 2013.

Rory has over a decade’s experience in infrastructure and was responsible for our investments in TruVista Communications, Conrac Solutions and Iowa Interstate Railroad.  Rory is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and holds an MEng in Aerospace Engineering (University of Bath).

Rishi Pabari

Rishi has been with the iCON Team since 2008. He heads up Investor Relations and is also responsible for rail-related investments.

Since joining iCON, Rishi has been involved in all aspects of investment across the transportation and energy sectors, including origination, acquisition, asset management and divestment. In that time he has been responsible for over €4 billion of completed financings. His previous background was in debt finance and hedging, in which he arranged and managed over €5 billion of credit facilities at Deutsche Bank and Dresdner Bank.

Peter Moore

Peter has been with iCON since its inception and is a Partner.  He has been involved in all aspects of the establishment and development of iCON’s business, including the establishment of a number of iCON’s funds.

Peter focuses on origination and asset oversight across a broad range of sectors, with a particular focus on regulated utilities and health and social care.  Peter was involved in or responsible for iCON’s investments in Mountaineer Gas Company, firmus energy, Gasnatet Stockholm, Choice Care and Nua, among others.

Prior to joining the iCON team in 2007, Peter trained and practised as a solicitor at a leading law firm in London, where he specialised in corporate finance, M&A and private equity buyouts.

Paul Gill

Paul joined our North American investment team in 2017. He has a wide range of experience in pursuing and managing infrastructure assets across North America and Europe. He previous role was in the investment team at Capstone Infrastructure Corporation.

Neil Keogh

Neil joined iCON in 2016 from the Business and Investor Advisory team at Arup, where he focused on transactions in the transport and utilities sectors. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) and holds a BSc in Architectural Science (University College Dublin) and an MSc in Architecture (University College London).

Mirco Lother

Mirco came to iCON in 2015 from a Zurich-based fund advisor that specialised in renewable energy and green infrastructure. He brings experience in wind, solar and CHP transactions. Mirco also holds an MSc in Economics (Universities of Bern and Copenhagen).

Kristoff Torfs

Kristoff joined iCON in 2016 to focus on asset oversight.

He brings over 17 years of operational and strategic experience in logistics and ports. He joined us from Terminal Investment Limited, operator of major container terminals where he was responsible for a global portfolio of terminals. Previously was Terminal Manager at MSC Home Terminal (MPET) in Antwerp, one of Europe’s largest container terminals.

Joel Adaah

Joel joined iCON in 2016, having previously spent 2 years in Goldman Sachs’ Pan-European Equity Sales team. He holds a BSc in Accounting & Finance (London School of Economics).

Jeremy Smith

Jeremy joined iCON in 2012 and has played a significant role in the origination and execution of transactions for European and North American assets across a wide range of sectors, in particular district heating, as well as the debt financing, asset oversight and realisation of our investments.

Formerly a solicitor with Weil Gotshal & Manges, London, he spent over 6 years working on private equity as well domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, including acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and portfolio company management.

James Scriven

James joined iCON in 2015 and is now a Senior Finance Associate. He is a qualified chartered accountant and previously worked for 3 years at Kingston Smith LLP as an auditor. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and holds a MSc in Physics with French (University of Nottingham and EPFL).

Ivana Semeraro

Ivana joined iCON in 2013 bringing over 15 years of corporate finance and investment experience.

She works on a range of investment opportunities in the energy and transportation sectors in Europe. Before joining us, Ivana was an Investment Manager for EEA Fund Management with responsibility for leading renewable energy investments across Europe. Previous roles included covering origination, risk assessment, execution and management of energy investments and debt facilities for Deutsche Bank and General Electric. Prior to this, she started her career as an M&A corporate finance advisor for Citigroup and EY.

Indradoot Dhar

Indradoot re-joined iCON in 2017 to focus on asset oversight and risk management.

He originally joined iCON in 2006 as part of the Deutsche Bank graduate class, working on investments across all infrastructure sectors, with a particular focus on the origination and oversight of assets in Southern Europe.

Gary Eade

Gary joined iCON in 2013 and focuses on investments in the energy sector.

Gary has over 20 years’ experience in both conventional and renewable power generation. He started his career with 13 years in multiple management roles in the Energy Division at General Electric. He then spent time at General Energy Financial Services. More recently he has worked as Head of Energy for EEA Fund Management and as a technical director in Deutsche Bank’s principal investment team.

Enis Moran

Enis is a Partner at iCON and a member of our Investment Committee.

He has 12 years of principal investing experience in infrastructure and has held leadership roles across many of our investments since the establishment of the firm. Prior to joining the iCON team, Enis worked at Deutsche Bank in New York.

David Luson

David has worked for iCON since February 2015.

Previously David was an M&A lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills, mainly acting for private equity sponsors. He has experience in domestic and cross-border M&A in many sectors from infrastructure and energy to TMT and real estate. This experience spans acquisitions, disposals, management buy-outs and restructurings. He spent 9 months on secondment as in-house counsel to an infrastructure fund before joining iCON.

Daniel Savage

Daniel has worked in asset oversight for iCON since March 2017. He started with the group as Financial Controller in 2013 before making the transition.

Daniel previously worked for KPMG and specialised in international banking clients within the financial services team. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and holds a BSc (Loughborough University).

Daniel Hales

Daniel is iCON’s CFO, having joined in 2012. He was previously Group Financial Controller and Compliance Officer with an FSA-regulated investment advisory firm that pursued various investment strategies, including private equity.

Prior to this, Daniel worked in various roles at Goldman Sachs, KPMG and Barclays Bank. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

Alexandra Radu

Alex has been a Finance Analyst at iCON since 2016. Before that, she worked in the Financial Planning and Analysis department of a FTSE 250 multinational for 5 years. Her focus was on financial reporting and controlling. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting and has a BSc in Accounting and Finance (Canterbury Christ Church University).

Aine O’Connor

Aine joined iCON in 2017, having previously worked as a lawyer in the banking and finance group at Fasken Martineau, Toronto. She specialised in infrastructure. She holds both a Bachelors in Business and Law (University College Dublin) and an LLM with a Business Law concentration (University of Toronto).

Andrew Simon, OBE

Andrew is an independent board member of general partners within the iCON group of funds.

Andrew’s experience of CEO, board level, private equity and M&A work spans multiple jurisdictions and industries. He was previously Chairman and CEO at Evode Group for over 20 years. He has been a board member of numerous infrastructure companies including Associated British Ports, Severn Trent and Dalkia.

Deryk King

Deryk is one of iCON’s Managing Partners, is a member of our Investment Committee and is the Chairman of general partners within the iCON group of funds.

He has over 30 years of CEO and board level experience. Before joining iCON he was Chairman and CEO of Direct Energy (North America). He oversaw its growth from inception to 5,000 employees and €7 billion in revenue. Previous roles include senior management roles in ICI Group, and Group Managing Director and board member of Powergen plc.

Reiner Schränkler

Reiner is a partner and a member of iCON’s Investment Committee, based in our Düsseldorf office.

After 15 years in infrastructure M&A with Citigroup, Reiner joined Hochtief A.G. in Germany. He worked there for 7 years as a member of their Global Executive Committee and CEO of Hochtief Concessions A.G, which owned interests in six airports, seven toll roads on three continents and over 100 PPP projects in Germany, the UK and North America.

Daniel Agostino

Daniel is one of iCON’s Managing Partners and is also a member of the Investment Committee.

Daniel has been part of the iCON Team since 2005. His two decades of infrastructure experience covers principal investment, infrastructure financing and project development. Prior to iCON, Daniel worked in the Energy & Infrastructure Group at Freshfields (London) and in project finance at Blake Dawson (Australia).

Iain Macleod

Iain is one of iCON’s Managing Partners and a member of the Investment Committee.

With two decades of infrastructure and corporate finance experience, Iain joined iCON in 2012. He previously spent over 11 years at Deutsche Bank where his roles included EMEA Head of Transportation and Infrastructure and Asia Head of M&A. He has led numerous landmark infrastructure sector M&A transactions and equity and debt financings.

Paul Malan

Paul is iCON’s Senior Partner and Chairman of the Investment Committee.

Paul has been successfully executing and managing infrastructure investments for over 20 years, including all of iCON’s investments. He founded the iCON Team in 2004 following 10 years in various roles at Macquarie Bank in London and Australia.