Dr. Barbara Weber
Barbara Weber is the Founding Partner of B Capital Partners.
Barbara has over 20 years of infrastructure investment, private equity as well as project finance experience gained at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, PolyTechnos Venture and, since 2003 with B Capital Partners. Beforehand, she worked for the Private Sector Development Group of the World Bank.
Barbara is a Non-Executive Director of the London Pension Fund Authorities (LPFA) as well as Member of the Non-Executive Board at Bekk og Strom AS, owner and operator of hydro power plants in Norway. Until 2016, she served on the Investment Committee of IST3, an infrastructure investment platform of Swiss pension funds, which she helped set-up.
She is a prolific author and has written four books on infrastructure investments, the latest one being "Infrastructure as an Asset Class. Second Edition" (2016).
Barbara wrote her Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard University and University of St. Gallen. She holds an MSc in Business & Operations Research from Warwick University and a post-graduate degree in International Relations from Mannheim University.
Paolo E. Alemanni
Paolo is a Managing Partner of B Capital Partners.
He has an extensive background in the private equity and infrastructure industry.
During his 30-years international career, Paolo initially implemented growth strategies and turnarounds while working as a management consultant at McKinsey and ATKearney for 5 years each. As corporate manager he worked predominantly in infrastructure-related industries. In addition, he was an investment director focusing on infrastructure both at Babcock & Brown and Hideal Partners.
Paolo is an expert in investment valuation and portfolio management techniques, as well as in general corporate finance. While managing large, partially distressed assets, he has developed a strong hands-on approach and result oriented mindset, especially with respect to understanding the business viability of asset. His main areas of infrastructure expertise are renewable energy generation and transmission as well as transportation.
Paolo holds a degree in business administration from both Bocconi University of Milan and the University of Cologne.
Konstantin von Falkenhausen
Konstantin is a Managing Partner of B Capital Partners.
Konstantin has 20 years of direct investment experience, both in private equity and for the last 10 years exclusively in infrastructure. In addition, Konstantin was an entrepreneur in the renewables/cleantech industry as a founder of an innovative biogas technology company.
Prior to that, he was a partner at a German mid-market private equity fund, focusing on the clean energy and manufacturing sector. He has significant corporate finance experience and worked at a US-based investment bank where he specialised in semiconductor and semiconductor capital equipment transactions.
He holds a Master in Economics from the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Philipp is an Investment Manager at B Capital Partners.
Philipp joined with more than 4 years of banking and finance experience. He worked as an Associate in the M&A division of HSH Nordbank AG (Hamburg, Germany), advising mid-cap clients on transactions and financial restructurings mainly in the renewable energy, shipping and consumer goods sector. During his professional career, he gained experience in corporate finance as well as in asset management and private equity in the renewable energy sector.
Philipp holds an M.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Hamburg and a B.A. in Business Administration from the Leuphana University of Lueneburg. He is a CFA charterholder.
Alexander is an Asset Manager at B Capital Partners.
Alexander has over 15 years of international renewable energy and finance experience. During that time he has been working on wind transactions exceeding 850MW of installed capacity and has successfully raised more than EUR 1.6 billion for renewable energy projects across Europe.
Alexander has worked as an independent consultant to investors and operators in the wind power industry since 2003 and has been a director-level consultant to Enertrag Group, one of Germany’s leading wind energy developers since 2008.
Prior to entering the wind energy industry, Alexander worked in project finance, focusing on the energy as well as the oil and gas sectors. Alexander is a graduate of the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR) where he also lectured on renewable energy financing.
Catherine is the Office Manager at B Capital Partners.
Catherine is fluent in French, English, and Russian. She has gained substantial international experience with ITP International Tournament Promotions AG and Militzer & Münch AG in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Prior to joining B Capital Partners she spent 8 years as a communication and organization specialist at Gazprom (Switzerland). Beforehand, she worked for Swiss holding company Conzzeta Holding as well as for Swiss private banks. She also spent one year polishing her Russian language skills in Tver (Russia).
Catherine has a Swiss Federal Certificate as executive assistant and holds several language diplomas.
Robert J. Mojzes is responsible for Business Development at B Capital Partners.
Robert’s professional background is marketing and sales. He mainly worked for the international life and pension insurance business at Swiss Life as well as the life and non-life reinsurance business at Swiss Re and New Re (Munich Re Group). Apart from Switzerland, he has covered Central and Eastern Europe where he marketed complex pension and life insurance as well as reinsurance solutions. On the business development side, he worked across Scandinavia, Israel and the US.
Robert holds a BA in Business Administration and Marketing from University of South Florida in Tampa FL, an MBA from City University in Seattle, WA as well as a Master Certificate from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.