All
Leadership
Investment
Operations
Advisory

Gregory J. Smith

President and Chief Executive Officer

Founded Instar in 2014

25+ years of experience

Visionary leadership, value creation, corporate and investment strategy

Sarah Borg-Olivier

Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President

Joined Instar in 2014

20+ years of experience

Corporate strategy, investor relations, ESG, people and culture

John Gort

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President

Joined Instar in 2015

25+ years of experience

Company administration and operations, fund accounting, treasury management, valuations, tax and financial reporting

George So

Managing Partner

Joined Instar in 2014

20+ years of experience

Principal investing, asset management, restructurings, acquisitions and capital raising

Morty White

Managing Partner

Joined Instar in 2021

25+ years of experience

Business development, investment origination and execution

Jack Bittan

Partner

Joined Instar in 2018

20+ years of experience

Infrastructure investing and asset management (e.g. digital, renewable power, utilities, transportation and social sectors)

Jonathan Stone

Partner

Joined Instar in 2017

20+ years of experience

Infrastructure investing and asset management (e.g. power & utilities, energy, transportation and social infrastructure sectors)

Stephen Simpson

Partner

Joined Instar in 2014

15+ years of experience

Infrastructure investing and asset management (e.g. aviation, agribusiness and energy transition sectors)

Daniel Perruzza

Partner

Joined Instar in 2017

15+ years of experience

Infrastructure investing and asset management (e.g. transportation, aviation, utilities and industrials sectors)

Nosh Irani

Principal

Joined Instar in 2020

15+ years of experience

Infrastructure and private equity investing and asset management (e.g. energy transition infrastructure, waste -to-value, district energy, and transportation)

 

Will Chow

Principal

Joined Instar in 2017

15+ years of experience

Infrastructure investing and asset management (e.g. water, healthcare, social accommodation, transportation and mixed-use sectors)

Taylor McManus

Vice President

Joined Instar in 2014

9+ years of experience

Infrastructure investments and asset management

Brian Seong

Vice President

Joined Instar in 2018

8+ years of experience

Principal investing, asset management, investment banking

Cathy Xue

Vice President

Joined Instar in 2014

8+ years of experience

Deal evaluation, execution and structuring; asset management

Nitish Sharma

Associate Vice President

Joined Instar in 2017

8+ years of experience

Deal execution, asset management, and financial analysis

Ryan Wang

Associate Vice President

Joined Instar in 2019

7+ years of experience

Financial analysis, modelling and valuation; asset management

Sam Wong

Associate Vice President

Joined Instar in 2021

7+ years of experience

Financial analysis, modelling and valuation; asset management

Matt McDonald

Associate

Joined Instar in 2016

4+ years of experience

Financial analysis, modelling and valuation; asset management

Tanner Ives

Associate

Joined Instar in 2020

4+ years of experience

Financial analysis, modelling and valuation; asset management

Kingston Fyffe-White

Associate

Joined Instar in 2017

3+ years of experience

Financial analysis, modelling and valuation; asset management

Andrew Rogers

Senior Analyst

Joined Instar in 2019

2+ years of experience

Financial analysis, modelling and valuation; asset management

Gregory Joffe

General Counsel

Joined Instar in 2014

10+ years of experience

Corporate legal, compliance, governance, structuring

Parmjit Sidhu

Corporate Law Clerk

Joined Instar in 2021

10+ years of experience

Corporate legal, compliance

Irely Hernandez

Senior Corporate Accountant

Joined Instar in 2017

15+ years of experience

Corporate accounting, treasury management, tax and financial reporting

Connie Chow

Manager Fund Accounting

Joined Instar in 2019

8+ years of experience

Financial reporting, investment accounting, fund administration

Kirti Dhull

Senior Fund Accountant

Joined Instar in 2021

6+ years of experience

Financial accounting, investment reporting, fund administration

Jonathan Trope

Vice President, Information Technology & Cybersecurity

Joined Instar in 2020

15+ years of experience

Information technology, cybersecurity

Ashley Smith

Vice President, Head of Communications

Joined Instar in 2016

8+ years of experience

Digital & traditional communications, marketing, brand creation

Karen Li

Communications Manager

Joined Instar in 2021

5+ years of experience

Digital & traditional communications, marketing, social media strategy

Sonja Weiss

Manager, Business Development

Joined Instar in 2017

5+ years of experience

Fundraising, investor relations, deal origination

Iris Roesler

Office Manager and Executive Assistant

Joined Instar in 2014

25+ years of experience

Office administration and operations

Rick Byers

Advisory Board Chair

Infrastructure, public sector investment, banking, government and accounting

David Mullen

Advisory Board Member

Financial sector, middle-market PE, mezzanine investments

Dennis Freeman

Advisory Board Member

M&As and alternative assets

Jim Dougan

Advisory Board Member

M&As and alternative assets

Mary Hemmingsen

Advisory Board Member

Energy, power, utilities, clean tech and financial sector

Mike Crawley

Advisory Board Member

Renewable power and financial sector

Vee Kachroo

Advisory Board Member

Supply chain, transportation and logistics