Matt O'ConnorManaging Director and Head of Carlyle Power Partners at The Carlyle Group
Matthew (“Matt”) J. O’Connor is a Managing Director and Head of Carlyle Power Partners. He serves on the Board of Cogentrix. Mr. O’Connor is based in New York.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. O’Connor was a senior executive at General Electric where he spent over 14 years. His recent experience with GE Capital included over 6 years as a Managing Director with GE Energy Financial Services, the company’s principal investing business in the Energy sector. He was a member of the Investment Committee and led the firm’s Power M&A activity in addition to firm-wide responsibility for its global lending operations, capital markets and investment strategy. Prior to joining GE, Mr. O’Connor spent 8 years with Price Waterhouse in various positions of increasing responsibility in consulting, primarily in the Consumer Products market.