Jack Bittan is responsible for Capstone Infrastructure Corporation’s (TSX: CSE) business strategy and development initiatives globally, including leading the evaluation, negotiation, and financing processes for potential acquisitions. Jack led Capstone’s acquisitions of Clean Power Income Fund, Amherstburg Solar Park, Värmevärden (Swedish district heating portfolio), Bristol Water and Renewable Energy Developers Inc. In addition to these responsibilities, he leads a team of asset management professionals responsible for Capstone’s utilities businesses, oversees the company’s power development initiatives and serves on the board of directors of Värmevärden and Bristol Water.
Mr. Bittan was formerly a Managing Director of Macquarie Canadian Infrastructure Management Limited and served as Chief Financial Officer of Macquarie Essential Assets Partnership (MEAP), an unlisted infrastructure fund with investments in regulated utilities and public-private partnerships. In this capacity, he was responsible for day-to-day operations including asset management, capital structure, risk management, reporting and stakeholder management. He also led the fund’s strategic initiatives, most notably its successful realization efforts.
As a senior member of the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets division in Canada, he was responsible for the evaluation, acquisition and management of infrastructure investments in North America. In his seven years with Macquarie, Mr. Bittan played an integral role in the acquisition and operation of diverse infrastructure businesses in Canada and the U.S., including regulated utilities, renewable energy, transportation and social infrastructure. Mr. Bittan formerly served on the board of directors of several infrastructure and utility businesses including AltaLink, Access Roads Edmonton and Sea to Sky Highway.
Mr. Bittan holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Management degree from the University of Toronto. He is also designated as a Chartered Professional Accountant (Ontario) and Certified Public Accountant (Colorado).