The Principal Investments team’s diversity and combined experience, across both Investment Banking and Commodity Trading, creates an atmosphere in which an extraordinary range of global energy investment opportunities can be effectively evaluated, executed and managed.
Global Head of Principal Investments
Kostas is an investment and commercial executive with over 15 years’ experience across the entire value chain of the energy industry. Kostas joined the RWE Group in 2008 having a background in management consulting and engineering. Kostas holds an MSc and PhD degree in Engineering from RWTH Aachen in Germany.
Chief Operating Officer Principal Investments
Catherine has over 30 years’ experience in the energy industry and has led a number of major commercial transactions and acquisitions for RWE across a broad spectrum of commodities and topics. Catherine holds a degree in Theoretical Physics from Durham University and a Masters in Business Administration from Birmingham University.
Stephen has over 15 years’ experience from various roles in the energy industry. He joined the RWE Group in 2009 and worked on LNG deal origination and business development in Europe, Middle East and India. In 2013, Stephen joined the Principal Investments team, and leads the funds’ investment activities in North America. Stephen holds a BE in Mechanical Engineering from University College Dublin.
Sebastian joined the Principal Investments team in 2016, bringing international commodities market expertise gathered from senior trading roles across multiple commodities both before and within the RWE Group. He studied international business at the Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences.
Rob joined Principal Investments in 2018 and has over ten years of finance and private equity experience. Rob graduated cum laude with a degree in economics from Middlebury College and has a master’s degree from London Business School.