Director Since: October 2012
LEHMAN Committees: Governance (Chair), Ex-officio member: Audit, Compensation, Public Responsibilities, Risk
Key Experience and Qualifications
Adebayo Ogunlesi has professional leadership experience in the financial services industry. He is the Founder, Chairman and Managing Partner of Global Infrastructure Partners and a former executive of Credit Suisse with over 25 years of leadership experience in the financial services industry, including investment banking and private equity.
Adebayo Ogunlesi also has international business and global capital markets experience, including emerging markets by advising and executing transactions and providing capital markets strategy advice globally.
The board and governance expertise of Adebayo Ogunlesi is as the following: service on the boards of directors and board committees of other public companies and not-for-profit entities, and, in particular, as chair or former chair of the nominating and corporate governance committees at each of Callaway Golf and Kosmos Energy providing additional governance perspective.
Chairman and Managing Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners, a private equity firm that invests worldwide in infrastructure assets in the energy, transport, water and waste industry sectors (July 2006 – Present)
Credit Suisse, a financial services company
Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Client Officer (2004 – 2006)
Member of Executive Board and Management Committee (2002 – 2006)
Head of Global Investment Banking Department (2002 – 2004)
Other Professional Experience and Community Involvement
Member, National Board of Directors, The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Member, Global Advisory Council, Harvard University
Member, Board of Dean’s Advisors, Harvard Business School
Member, Dean’s Advisory Board and Leadership Council of New York, Harvard Law School
Graduate of Oxford University, Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School