London, 9 May 2022
Macquarie Asset Management has today announced the appointment of Gabriele Duesberg as a Managing Director to support its activities in environmental and energy transition infrastructure in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Gabriele’s appointment will assist Macquarie Asset Management in its efforts to transform the region’s infrastructure landscape to better meet the environmental and decarbonisation needs of infrastructure providers and their consumers. Based in London, the role will see Gabriele supporting infrastructure investment and asset management activities in sectors such as the electrification of transport, waste management, and biofuels. Gabriele’s experience in the region’s energy sector will also be drawn on to assist with the decarbonisation of Macquarie Asset Management’s extensive portfolio of utilities investments in EMEA.
Gordon Parsons, a Senior Managing Director at Macquarie Asset Management, said: “We are delighted for Gabriele to join the Macquarie Asset Management team. Infrastructure will have a vital role to play as governments, industry, and consumers seek to reduce their carbon emissions and use our planet’s finite resources more efficiently. We hope to harness Gabriele’s many years of expertise in the region’s infrastructure sector to help tackle these important challenges and identify new opportunities for our investment partners.”
Commenting on her appointment, Gabriele Duesberg said: “This is an exciting time to be joining Macquarie Asset Management, as its team in EMEA looks to further strengthen their energy transition sector capabilities. I hope to leverage the extensive professional network I have developed across the region to help the business grow and expand into new infrastructure sectors.”
Gabriele joins Macquarie Asset Management following a 16-year career with J.P. Morgan where she most recently led the firm’s investment banking activities in the EMEA region’s power and utilities sectors. Gabriele played a key role in building J.P. Morgan’s energy franchise in the region, supporting clients with major transactions across the renewable energy, power, and utilities sectors.
Macquarie Asset Management manages funds with investments in 39 infrastructure and real assets businesses in the EMEA region, representing more than £53 billion of assets under management.1
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1 All figures correct as at 31st December 2021.