Director, Energy & Infrastructure, Actis
Colin is a Director on the Actis Energy & Infrastructure team and is responsible for originating and managing investments in Africa. Colin has 7 years of experience in the power sector and 14 years of experience in emerging markets. Prior to joining Actis, Colin was a Commercial Manager at Mainstream Renewable Power where he helped structure Mainstream’s involvement in South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer program. Colin played a critical role in securing PPAs and arranging the project financing for 610MW of South African wind projects that were acquired by Lekela Power. Before Mainstream, Colin was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs from 2005 to 2011 where he was a founding member of the International Equity Derivatives team. Colin holds an MBA with distinction from the University of Cape Town and a BA in Economics, Magna Cum Laude, from St. Lawrence University.