David KriegerManaging Partner at Covalence Investment Partners
David Krieger is the Managing Partner of Covalence Investment Partners, an emerging investment vehicle focused on acquiring mature oil and gas properties in the continental United States. Previously, he was a senior partner at Warburg Pincus, a global Private Equity firm with over $80 billion under management. In a career that spanned 20 years at Warburg, David led investments in the Energy sector totaling over $3 billion in approximately twenty companies – most of which have grown from startup into operationally successful businesses at scale. As a senior Managing Director and former member of the firm’s Executive Management Group, he sat on the boards of most of these public and private entities, representing either the largest or majority investor in those companies.
Subsequent to his tenure at Warburg Pincus, Mr. Krieger created a venture studio with former Energy Industry executives to incubate and development software and data / analytics companies in the energy transition space. Prior to Warburg Pincus, David was an Analyst with McKinsey & Company for nearly 3 years, both in the US (working with manufacturing-oriented companies) and Europe (as a Corporate Finance Specialist).
Originally from South Florida, David earned a BSEcon summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania (1994), an MS in Industrial Engineering with high honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology (1995), and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School (2000). David enjoys travel, golf, and the performing arts. Regarding the latter, he serves as a Trustee of the Houston Symphony. He currently resides in Houston, Texas.