Recep KendirciogluGlobal Head of Infrastructure Equity at ManulifeSpeaker
Recep oversees the Manulife infrastructure investments group with over $14 billion in assets and is the portfolio manager of multiple infrastructure funds. He has been investing in infrastructure assets for more than two decades and leading the infrastructure platform since 2016. Recep is responsible for all aspects of the infrastructure program with a focus on key business relationships, fundraising, sourcing, approving, and monitoring the investments as well as serving on a number of Boards and Committees in the sector.
Prior to joining Manulife in 2007, Recep worked for Enel, acquiring and developing renewable energy projects across North America and also took an international assignment in Europe. Recep started his infrastructure career developing and financing power plants in the United States for InterGen. He also took various asset management and finance roles in the organization, including managing the Strategy and Planning group.
Recep holds an MBA from Rice University and received his BS in Computer Engineering from Boğaziçi University. Recep is a CFA Charterholder, Certified Financial Risk Manager, and a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society.