Richard Ornitz is a seasoned and globally recognized infrastructure and investment market leader, having completed these projects over many years on most every continent as an engineer, lawyer, investment banker and investor. Prior to serving as Chairman of Infralinx Capital LLC, he worked with and represented global contractors and concessionaires of most nationalities, governments, investment banks, multilateral finance institutions and also served and continues to serve on the UN and US advisory boards for development of this market globally. In the early days he also served on the US Secretary of State private advisory board and developed international deal skills at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. He was also a senior member of management of Degussa, a Fortune 100 German global company based in Frankfurt.
Richard has a reputation as a creative problem solver and deal maker, who understands the perspectives and legitimate needs of the various stakeholders in these deals, and brings them together efficiently and effectively. He is also Senior Counsel to McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP/Dentons, and for five years as Vice Chairman of Creditanstalt Infrastructure Partners GMBH, part of Bank Austria, and continues as a member of UNECE‘s PPP Advisory Board.
Veteran, US Army Ordnance Corps.
JD, New York University
MIT, Senior Executive
Tel: +1 203 515 1948