Mr. Riffat is a Principal at Energy Capital Partners. He is involved in the Firm’s credit and capital solutions investment activities.

Prior to joining Energy Capital Partners in 2017, Mr. Riffat was a member of a three person First Reserve investment team responsible for sourcing, executing and overseeing primary and secondary energy credit investment opportunities with a focus on power, midstream and equipment and services companies. Previously, Mr. Riffat was an Associate for three years at Global Infrastructure Partners, a private equity firm focused on infrastructure investments. Mr. Riffat began his career as an Analyst in the Global Energy & Power Investment Banking Group at Merrill Lynch & Co.

Mr. Riffat earned a B.S. in Foreign Service from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University where he graduated from the Value Investing Program.