Managing Director, Infrastructure, Asia-Pacific
Cyril Cabanes is Managing Director, Infrastructure, Asia Pacific at CDPQ, based in Singapore. In his role, he is responsible for all infrastructure investment activities in the Asia-Pacific region, which includes overseeing a team of investment professionals based in Singapore, Sydney and Delhi and managing a diversified portfolio including ports, electricity networks, social infrastructure, public transport and power generation.
Mr. Cabanes has 20 years of experience in global infrastructure. Before joining CDPQ, he was Senior Vice-President, Development at Marubeni Corp. where he led the Asian IPP investment team in Singapore. Previously, he was Director and Portfolio Manager at Deutsche Asset Management – Alternatives and Real Assets (formerly known as RREEF Infrastructure) in Sydney, where he was responsible for acquisitions, capital raising and product development for Asia-Pacific. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, he spent 10 years in investment banking and financial markets with RBS (where he was Head of Natural Resources, Power & Utilities for Australia and New Zealand), BNP Paribas and UBS.
Mr. Cabanes graduated with a Masters from ESCP-Europe Business School in Paris and attended the MBA programme at Drexel University in Philadelphia. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and of the Advisory Board of Power-Gen Asia (PGA) as well as a member of and active contributor to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO) and the World Bank’s Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF). He is a non-executive director of Azure Power Global and Resurgent Power Ventures.