Mr. O'Connor is a Partner in Ares Infrastructure and Power. Additionally, he serves on the Ares Infrastructure and Power Funds Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 2011, Mr. O'Connor was a Senior Vice President at TCW/EIG Global Energy Partners, where he focused on mezzanine and senior debt in the power generation sector. Previously, Mr. O'Connor worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions in the electric utility sector. Mr. O'Connor holds a B.S. from Villanova University in Accountancy and an M.B.A. from New York University's Stern School of Business.