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    Rob Collins
    Managing Partner, Head of North American Infrastructure

    North America / Infrastructure

    Rob joined 3i in 2017 as the Managing Partner for North American Infrastructure. He is a member of 3i’s Executive Committee. At 3i, he has led the US infrastructure team’s investments in Smarte Carte, Regional Rail and EC Waste. 

    Prior to joining 3i, Rob led Hastings Funds Management’s infrastructure investment activities in North America & Europe and was a member of Hastings’ Executive Committee and Investment Committee.

    Previously, Rob founded the infrastructure M&A practice at Morgan Stanley and Greenhill where he was a Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Investment Banking for the Americas at both firms. He started his infrastructure career at Goldman Sachs after spending five years as an active-duty, Naval officer in the U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Program.

    Rob holds an MBA from The Wharton School, a masters equivalent in nuclear engineering from the Bettis Reactor Engineering School, and a B.E., magna cum laude, in chemical engineering from Vanderbilt University.

    3i office address

    300 Park Ave, 23rd floor
    New York, NY 10022
    +1 (212) 848 1400
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    Smarte Carte CEO, Drew Niemeyer, and 3i’s Rob Collins, Chairman of the Board, discuss the growth of Smarte Carte and its international growth plans.
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