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Adebayo ("Bayo") O. Ogunlesi

Adebayo O. Ogunlesi

Adebayo ("Bayo") O. Ogunlesi has served as a Kosmos director since 2004. Ogunlesi has been chairman and managing partner of Global Infrastructure Partners ("GIP") since 2006. The private equity firm invests in infrastructure assets in the energy, transport and water sectors, in both OECD and select emerging markets countries. He previously served as executive vice chairman and chief client officer of the Credit Suisse Investment Banking Division, with senior responsibility for the company’s corporate and sovereign investment banking clients. From 2002 to 2004, he was head of the Credit Suisse Global Investment Banking Department. Ogunlesi holds a bachelor of arts in politics, philosophy and economics with first class honors from Oxford University, a juris doctor (magna cum laude) from Harvard Law School and a master of business administration from Harvard Business School. From 1980 to 1981, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thurgood Marshall, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court.