Emil is the Founder, CEO and a Managing Director at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Emil previously served as Global Head of Lehman Brothers’ infrastructure private equity business. From 1990-2005, he was a Partner and Managing Director with Gleacher Partners, where he served as Chairman of Asset Management and led the firm’s investment activities. In 2005, Emil was appointed by the President and confirmed by the United States Senate, unanimously, as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. In this role, he served as attaché to the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets, oversaw the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection, led the Treasury’s efforts to establish emergency response protocols in the event of a financial crisis and was key advisor to two Treasury secretaries.
In addition to his membership on the 11:11 board, Emil currently serves on the boards of American Natural, Danskammer, Forsa Energy, Granite Comfort, Modern Aviation, SmartSky Networks, Strategic Venue Partners, Summit Carbon Solutions, Sunlight Financial, Zenobe Energy, and is a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of Summit Brazil Renewables. Emil also serves on the board of Colonnade Acquisition Corp. II, Easterly Government Properties, and StoneCastle Financial. Emil has represented the U.S. Treasury on the boards of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), and the National Gallery of Art and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has been published in leading periodicals including the Wall St. Journal, the Financial Times, National Review, Politico, and the Washington Post.
Emil holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics, cum laude, from Yale University.