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Stephen O'Shea

Director, European Direct Infrastructure at First State Investments


Stephen O’Shea is a Director of the European Direct Infrastructure team at First State Investments (‘FSI’).

In his role, Stephen is responsible for the origination, execution and management of investments for the First State Investments European Diversified Infrastructure Fund.

Prior to joining FSI in 2008, Stephen was a member of the Infrastructure Finance & Advisory team at ING. He has more than 15 years’ experience in the infrastructure sector providing advice to both public and private sector clients as well as structuring and arranging finance for investors across Europe and the US. Stephen has worked across a wide range of sectors including road, rail, airport, water and Private Finance Initiative/Public Private Partnerships.

Stephen holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Economics from the National University of Ireland, Galway and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Trinity College Dublin.

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