Cathleen EllsworthManaging Director at BlackRock Real Assets
Cathleen Ellsworth is a Managing Director of the BlackRock Real Assets group within BlackRock Alternative Investors. Ms. Ellsworth is responsible for capital raising, investor relations and co-investment, focusing on the global energy and power infrastructure sector.
Ms. Ellsworth has over 25 years of private equity and infrastructure experience. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2017, Ms. Ellsworth was a Managing Director, Partner and Chief Marketing Officer at First Reserve, a leading global private equity investment firm, where she was responsible for the fundraising, investor relations and co-investment programs for both the energy private equity and energy infrastructure funds. Prior to joining First Reserve in 1990, Ms. Ellsworth was an executive in the marketing group at MacKay-Shields Financial Corporation and, prior to that, she spent several years with Chemical Bank, primarily working in the marketing area of The Chemical Investment Group and its related entities.
Ms. Ellsworth earned an A.A. from Bradford College, a B.S. from Binghamton University (FKA the State University of New York at Binghamton) and an M.B.A. from Fordham University.