Our Team

Jonathan Goor

Global Managing Director

Jonathan Goor is responsible for Inframation's global operations across both the subscriptions and event divisions. Since Acuris' acquisition of Inframation in August 2012, Jonathan has been responsible for driving the commercial strategy whilst ensuring it remains the leading intelligence, news and data provider for the global infrastructure community. Jonathan joined Acuris in 2002.

 

jonathan.goor@acuris.com

Tom Williams

Global Editor in Chief

Tom Williams has worked in financial journalism for 15 years, taking over overall responsibility for all of Inframation’s content and events in 2013. He was previously group editor of Inframation’s European service having worked as deputy editor and Germany and industrials correspondent for Acuris in Europe, and as a reporter for PRWeek and Euromoney.

 

thomas.williams@acuris.com
 

Dermot McCloskey

Global Head of Research

Dermot McCloskey heads Inframation Deals' global research and data. Based in London he has been instrumental in building out the company’s coverage of infrastructure fundraising, fund performance and the sale of limited partner (LP) interests within the sector. Dermot joined the company in January 2013. He holds a LLB in Laws from the London School of Economics (LSE).

 

dermot.mccloskey@acuris.com

Ben Tegelaars

Head of Sales - EMEA

Ben Tegelaars heads the subscriptions sales team in EMEA. His team are responsible for retaining and expanding Inframation’s client base across the EMEA region. Ben has 5 years’ experience in sales and account management within leading business intelligence providers, having previously worked for Euromoney Institutional Investor.

 

ben.tegelaars@acuris.com

 

Brendan Malkin

Editor - EMEA

Brendan Malkin is an experienced journalist having written news and features for the UK’s national press, trade media, as well as local and regional newspapers. He has also researched investigative news documentaries for various BBC radio stations. At Inframation he is responsible for daily news coverage and analysis articles provided by a team of five full-time reporting staff and freelancers. He joined in 2011. He has university qualifications in history, law and journalism.

 

brendan.malkin@acuris.com

Brett Birman

Head of Sales - Americas

Brett Birman heads the subscription sales team in the Americas. His team specializes in new subscription sales and account management of current customers. Brett has over 8 years’ of financial markets experience, primarily in the financial information industry. He has an MBA degree with a dual concentration in finance and management.

 

brett.birman@acuris.com

Juan Pereira

Head of Research - Latin America

Juan Pereira leads the research team for Latin America from the New York office. He joined Inframation in 2016 and had been focusing primarily on greenfield activity and fundraising in the Spanish and Portuguese Speaking markets of the Americas. He started covering the Southern Cone activity, mainly Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. Juan started his career in Uruguay where he worked in journalism and public affairs. He holds an undergraduate degree in Communications from Universidad Catolica del Uruguay and a master’s degree in international finance by Columbia University.

 

Juan.Pereira@acuris.com

Melis Ogutcu

Head of Research - North America

Melis Ogutcu heads the research team for the US and Canada from the New York office. She joined Inframation in 2017 and has been focusing primarily in the P3 market in North America as well as the secondary market for loans and US private activity bonds.  Melis obtained a Masters degree in Energy management from ESCP Europe Business School and an undergraduate degree in European Studies from King’s College London.

 

Melis.Ogutcu@acuris.com

Jon Berke

Americas Editor

Before becoming Americas Editor for Inframation in early 2017, Jonathan led our sister company Debtwire’s Middle Market North America team for five years.  Prior to that, he had 15 years of experience covering distressed credits in North America. Prior to joining Debtwire in 2005, Jonathan covered an array of large corporate bankruptcies for The Deal ranging from Enron Corporation to Adelphia Communications, and was a beat reporter in casinos and real estate.  Jonathan has appeared on BBC America and CNBC and has been interviewed by the Detroit Free Press and Reuters.

jon.berke@acuris.com

Laurence Edwards

Head of Sales - Asia

Laurence relocated to the Hong Kong office in 2015 to head up the commercial efforts for Inframation in Asia. Previously, he was based in London and for nearly two years was responsible for looking after clients and bringing on board new subscribers across Europe. Prior to joining Inframation, he led the business origination and client retention efforts at a property investment boutique. He graduated from Nottingham Business School with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Quality and Business Excellence.

 

laurence.edwards@acuris.com

Ella Arwyn Jones

Head of Research - Asia

Ella Arwyn Jones joined Acuris in 2017, moving to the Hong Kong office in October of that year to lead and expand the Asia research team. Particularly interested in fundraising, she focusses on unlisted investment in the region and closely covers activity the Australasian and Japanese markets.  Ella began her career in publishing, licensing international translation rights to Asia. She has a First Class degree in Japanese from the University of Edinburgh. During her undergraduate course, she spent a year at Tokyo’s Waseda University.

Ella.Arwyn-Jones@acuris.com

Robin Ganguly

Editor - Asia

Robin oversees Asia-Pacific coverage for Inframation. A 22-year news veteran, with 13 of them spent editing financial news, Robin has worked for the world's leading news outlets, including The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires. He has been a regular on live television, commenting mainly on Chinese government and central bank policy. At Inframation he is responsible for daily news coverage and analysis written by a team of journalists spread across Greater China, Japan, India, Singapore and Australia.

 

Robin.Ganguly@acuris.com