|William A. Woodburn|
William Woodburn was appointed to our board of directors in December 2015. Mr. Woodburn is a partner of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), oversees its operating team, serves on its board as a member of the investment, operating and portfolio valuation committees and as chairman of the portfolio committee. Mr. Woodburn is a director of the GIP portfolio companies Gatwick Airport Limited, Competitive Power Ventures, Edinburgh Airport and Gas Natural SDG, S.A.
Prior to the formation of GIP in 2006, Mr. Woodburn was president and chief executive officer of GE Infrastructure, which encompassed water technologies, security and sensing growth platforms and GE Fanuc Automation. From 2000 to 2001, Mr. Woodburn served as executive vice president and member of the office of chief executive officer at GE Capital and served as a member of the board of GE Capital. From 1984 to 2000, Mr. Woodburn held several senior roles at GE Specialty Materials, including president and chief executive officer of GE Specialty Materials. Prior to joining GE, Mr. Woodburn was an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company for four years, focusing on the energy and transportation industries and he held process engineering and marketing positions at Union Carbide’s Linde Division for five years.
Mr. Woodburn previously served as a director of the general partner of Access Midstream Partners L.P. from January 2010 through July 2014.