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Executive Committee
Investment
Investor Relations
Operations
Advisory

Gregory J. Smith

President and Chief Executive Officer

Founded Instar in 2014

30+ 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

Minnie Chan

Chief Financial Officer

Joined Instar in 2023

11+ years of experience

Company administration and operations, fund accounting, treasury management, tax, financial reporting, compliance and investor relations

George So

Managing Partner

Joined Instar in 2015

30+ years of experience

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

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)

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)

Jeff Lanes

Principal

Joined Instar in 2023

12+ years of experience

Healthcare investing, deal origination and execution, portfolio management

Cathy Xue

Principal

Joined Instar in 2014

10+ years of experience

Deal evaluation, execution and structuring; asset management

Matt McDonald

Vice President

Joined Instar in 2017

6+ years of experience

Deal evaluation, due diligence, execution, asset management

Kingston Fyffe-White

Vice President

Joined Instar in 2018

5+ years of experience

Financial analysis, modelling and valuation; asset management

Andrew Rogers

Associate

Joined Instar in 2020

3+ years of experience

Financial analysis, modelling and valuation; asset management

Marco Martino-Coons

Associate

Joined Instar in 2023

2+ years of experience

Financial analysis, modelling and valuation, portfolio management

Sonja Weiss

Associate Vice President, Investor Relations

Joined Instar in 2017

7+ years of experience

Fundraising, investor relations, deal origination, operations

Jenn Lai

Vice President, ESG

Joined Instar in 2022

7+ years of experience

GHG accounting and reporting, sustainability and internal control frameworks, diverse sector experience

Morgan Scalena

Manager, Communications

Joined Instar in 2022

4+ years of experience

Strategic communications, social media, public relations, research-based communications

Gregory Joffe

General Counsel

Joined Instar in 2014

13+ years of experience

Corporate legal, compliance, governance, structuring

Parmjit Sidhu

Corporate Law Clerk

Joined Instar in 2021

15+ years of experience

Corporate legal, compliance

Connie Chow

Manager, Finance

Joined Instar in 2019

11+ years of experience

Financial reporting, investment accounting, fund administration

Emma Iafrate

Manager, Finance

Joined Instar in 2023

5+ years of experience

Financial reporting, fund accounting, auditing, client service and relationship management

Kirti Dhull

Senior Financial Analyst

Joined Instar in 2021

9+ years of experience

Financial accounting, investment reporting, fund administration

James Jun

Senior Financial Analyst

Joined Instar in 2024

3+ 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

10+ years of experience

Digital & traditional communications, marketing, brand creation

Iris Roesler

Office Manager and Executive Assistant

Joined Instar in 2014

25+ years of experience

Office administration and operations

Dennis Freeman

Advisory Board

M&As and alternative assets

David Mullen

Advisory Board

Financial sector, middle-market PE, mezzanine investments