Wednesday, February 15, 2023
17:10 – 18:30 HG F 30 | Audi Max
Panel 2: When Financing meets Energy Technology
In this role, Mr. Lauper is responsible for determining and implementing the overall strategy for the team, hiring and developing talent, establishing industry partnerships, originating investment opportunities, and implementing the platform’s investment strategies.
Mr. Lauper has over 27 years of industry experience. He has been instrumental in growing the platform’s unique capabilities and track record. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2012, Mr. Lauper was an Investment Principal and a member of the Executive Management Team at Swiss Re Private Equity Partners, where he built and developed the infrastructure equity investment practice. In this role, he was responsible for setting up and investing infrastructure investment mandates and funds on behalf of institutional investors.
Previously, he was a Partner at SCM Strategic Capital Management in charge of indirect real estate and infrastructure investments and portfolios. Earlier, he served as a private equity Investment Professional in the corporate finance department of Swiss Banking’s Group. He started his career as a Management Consultant, first with Bain & Company and then with The Boston Consulting Group, focusing on the power and telecommunication infrastructure sectors.
Mr. Lauper is the chair of the Global Infrastructure Solutions Investment Committee, a member of the Executive Committee for BlackRock Switzerland and a director of several portfolio companies.
Mr. Lauper holds a Master in Industrial Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) and a Master in Finance from the London Business School (LBS). He is a CAIA charterholder and completed the INSEAD International Directors Programme (IDP).