• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Salim Samaha

Global Infrastructure Partners

Partner, Global Head of Energy

Salim G. Samaha, Partner, Global Head of Energy

Salim Samaha is a Partner at Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), Global Head of Energy, and a member of GIP’s Investment and Operating Committees. Mr. Samaha is based in New York and is responsible for overseeing GIP’s power/renewables, midstream/LNG, and energy transition/decarbonization investment activities globally. Prior to joining GIP, Mr. Samaha was a senior banker in the Global Energy Group of Credit Suisse’s Investment Banking Division and an investment banker at Lehman Brothers in its Global Power and Project Finance Group.  Mr. Samaha serves as a Director of Eolian, Rio Grande LNG, and Columbia Pipeline Group. Mr. Samaha received a B.Com. degree in finance and accounting from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and is a guest lecturer and member of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management Expert Panel.

Sessions With Salim Samaha

Wednesday, 20 March

  • 04:10pm - 04:50pm (CST) / 20/mar/2024 09:10 pm - 20/mar/2024 09:50 pm

    The “Capital Transition” for the energy transition

    Finance & Investment/Trading & Risk Management

    In the past decade, rapid technology changes, regulatory shifts and volatile interest rates have clouded both the economic outlook and the prospective energy mix, heralding a new uncertain landscape for energy investing. Nonetheless, investors and their counterparts are finding ways forward—and have deployed record amounts of capital into cleantech. How do major investors think about risk? How do they view energy transition opportunities? And what are their forecasts for the next big growth areas in energy?