Mr. Lynch is a Principal in Ares Infrastructure Opportunities. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Mr. Lynch was a Principal at Ara Partners, where he focused on evaluating, structuring and executing investments centered on industrial decarbonization. Previously, he was an Investment Director at Alinda Capital Partners, where he focused on opportunities in utility-related, transportation and logistics, and digital infrastructure. In addition, Mr. Lynch was a Vice President at Ares, where he was involved in the origination and acquisition of power and energy-related assets across the renewable, conventional and midstream space. Mr. Lynch began his career at Barclays, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions in the investment bank's Global Power and Utilities Group. Mr. Lynch holds a B.A. from Harvard University in Political Science.