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Scott Mackin

Managing Partner & Co-President at Denham Capital


Scott Mackin is a Managing Partner and Co-President of Denham Capital and heads the firm’s Power team. Scott brings over 25 years of energy experience to Denham and is a member of the Management Committee, Investment Committee, and Valuation Committee. Scott is also Co-Chairman of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA) Energy and Infrastructure Council and a frequent guest speaker at the London Business School.

Denham has backed the successful development of numerous power projects across the globe, from wind and solar in South Africa, Italy, Brazil, Uruguay and Australia to thermal generation in the Philippines and Africa. Denham’s projects have won numerous awards including Reuters Project Finance International Asia-Pacific Power and Africa Power Deal of the Year, Euromoney Project Finance APAC Power Deal of the Year, IJ Global African Power and APAC Solar Deal of the Year, European Solar Deal of the Year and Ai Africa Project Development Fund of the Year.

Prior to joining Denham, Scott was CEO of Covanta Energy Corporation, President of Ogden Energy, and General Counsel at Ogden Projects. He also was an Associate at Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis and Law Clerk to the Hon. Daniel H. Huyett III, Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  Scott has a Juris Doctorate degree from University of Michigan Law School and a B.A., Honors Program, from Villanova University. He is an Emeritus Member, Villanova University College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Committee and serves as a Mentor for underemployed young people of The Prince’s Trust.

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