Cathleen Ellsworth

Cathleen Ellsworth

Managing Director, Head of Fundraising & Investor Relations and Co-Head of Global Energy & Power Infrastructure Co-Investments and Capital Formation

Cathleen M. Ellsworth joined BlackRock in 2017 when BlackRock acquired First Reserve’s Energy Infrastructure business.

 

Ms. Ellsworth has responsibility for the Global Energy & Power Infrastructure’s fund-raising and investor relations activities, as well as co-head of co-investment activities. She had a similar role at First Reserve where she was a Partner and served as Chief Marketing Officer and had overall responsibility for fundraising, investor relations and co-investment activities as well as investor communications for the private equity, infrastructure and credit funds.

 

Prior to joining First Reserve in 1990, she was in the marketing group at MacKay-Shields Financial Corporation and, prior to that time, spent eight years with Chemical Bank primarily working in the marketing area of the Chemical Investment Group and its related entities. Ms. Ellsworth received an A.S. degree from Bradford College, a B.S. degree in Management from the State University of New York at Binghamton and an M.B.A. from Fordham University.