Mr. Clayton is a Partner at Energy Capital Partners. He leads the firm’s global fundraising and investor relations activities. Mr. Clayton currently serves on the Board of Directors of Aquicore, a commercial real estate energy management company in Washington D.C. and is Chair of the Board of Trustees at Lehigh University.
Mr. Clayton has more than 30 years of marketing, management, fundraising and investor relations experience. He founded the Marketing and Client Relations department at Oaktree Capital Management, LP in 1995 at the firm’s inception, and built the team into one of the most successful marketing and client relations teams in alternative investment management. Oaktree has over $100 billion in assets under management with more than 900 employees worldwide. He also served as a member of Oaktree’s Board of Directors and was Supervising Principal of Oaktree’s broker-dealer, OCM Investments, LLC, until his retirement from the firm in 2014. Prior to Oaktree, he worked for five years in the marketing and client relations area at Trust Company of the West and began his career at Chrysler Corporation.
Mr. Clayton served as Interim President of Lehigh University in 2014-2015. He received a B.A. in Government from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. from St. Joseph’s University.