Mr Gilbert is a Managing Director and an Investment Principal for the Infrastructure Investments Group at J.P. Morgan Asset Management – Global Real Assets.
Mr. Gilbert joined J.P. Morgan from Centrica, PLC’s US subsidiary Direct Energy, where he headed the company’s power generation operations and corporate development. Under his leadership, Direct Energy significantly improved operations of the existing portfolio and developed strategies for upstream gas and power investment while investing over $1bn in North America.
Prior to Direct Energy, Mr. Gilbert spent five years at International Power, PLC as Vice President – Business Development focusing on expanding IP’s North American business through acquisitions and asset development. Mr. Gilbert also spent ten years at PSEG in corporate development within the company’s power generation business where he led the expansion of the company into New England, developed several new generation facilities and was a key member of the integration teams for the PSEG-Exelon transaction.
Mr. Gilbert began his career at General Electric after completing a BSME at the University of Massachusetts.