Ron Mincy is a senior investor in BlackRock’s Climate Infrastructure group and is Head of Africa for the Climate Finance Partnership, an innovative emerging and frontier market equity fund dedicated to clean energy and enabling infrastructure. He holds responsibilities across investment origination, structuring and execution, strategy development, and portfolio management. Previously, Ron was a Partner at African Capital Alliance (ACA), an African private equity GP, where he held responsibilities for deal origination and execution across a variety of sectors in addition to the firm’s investor relations function. Before that, he was the CEO & Managing Partner of a Pan Africa-focused investment firm based in Kenya. Prior to this role, Ron worked at GE Capital and GE Africa in renewables, energy and infrastructure investing, private equity, and venture capital, across multiple geographies. Ron was a Managing Director for GE Africa and led principal investments activities in the region. Before moving to Africa, Ron worked with GE Equity and GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS), where he was responsible for sourcing and managing growth equity, climate tech, and infrastructure investments in the US, Europe, and emerging markets. He started his career as an engineer in the ICT sector based in the US with Teradyne and later held senior leadership roles in engineering and operations living in Mexico. Ron has served as an advisor to the United Nations Joint SDG Fund on private sector investment and clean energy in emerging and frontier markets. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University and an MBA in Finance and International Business from Columbia Business School.