Global investment firm The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) announced today that Pooja Goyal will join the firm as a Partner and Head of its Renewable and Sustainable Energy Team (“RSEF”). She will begin this new role in July 2019 and be based in New York.
Ms. Goyal will lead RSEF’s dedicated team of investment professionals with deep sector and operational expertise who will invest globally in a portfolio of opportunities in the renewable and sustainable energy sector. Other RSEF senior team members include Catalin Breaban, Pascal Emsens and Simon Robinson, together with Senior Advisor Harry Bond, all of whom have strong international industry credentials and have worked closely with Marcel van Poecke, Chairman of Global Energy and Head of Carlyle International Energy Partners. The RSEF team will work closely with the Carlyle Power Partners team and Cogentrix, Carlyle’s power operating platform.
“With nearly 15 years of experience investing in the renewables and sustainable resources sector, Pooja is one of the most seasoned investors in renewable energy,” said Glenn Youngkin, Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group. “We are thrilled Pooja is joining the firm to lead Carlyle’s investment activities in this rapidly growing sector of global energy markets.”
“I have great admiration for Carlyle’s talented team and its experience investing in and growing energy companies across the globe,” Ms. Goyal said. “I am excited to leverage the One Carlyle platform and the RSEF team’s deep sector-specific expertise to help identify investment opportunities and create lasting value at portfolio companies at this pivotal time in the global energy market.”
The RSEF team leverages insights from Carlyle’s power, infrastructure and hydrocarbon businesses to find the best renewable and sustainable energy investment opportunities. Carlyle’s diversified $27 billion global energy platform operates 95+ portfolio companies across 31 countries and 6 continents, and has deployed nearly $3 billion over the past year and $9 billion over the past four years. The RSEF team is wholly dedicated to investing in renewable and sustainable energy businesses, primarily in developed countries.
Fuente: The Carlyle Group