Justine Gordon, based in New York, leads Egon Zehnder’s North American Real Assets franchise, which includes infrastructure, energy & renewables, communications & mobility. She is active across the Private Capital, Industrial, and Technology & Communications practices. She commands knowledge of the sector with 20 years of financial investing and advisory experience, leading the Real Assets secondaries and co-investing business at AlpInvest Partners (The Carlyle Group), and building the direct infrastructure businesses at RREEF Infrastructure and Guggenheim Partners. She works actively with investors, developers and corporations across the real assets value chain on organizational, Board and talent matters. She is highly effective in cross border situations as a dual citizen of South Africa and the US.
I enjoy working with both the disrupted and disruptors, bringing strategic insights to my clients in building cultures, teams, and individuals. People are a company’s most valuable assets, and we are in a position to tap their potential.
Justine began her private equity career at Chartwell Investments, a New York-based generalist middle market firm, working with management teams across the industrial and energy sectors. Before that, she was a chartered accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and an investment banker at Morgan Stanley.
Justine earned a BComm (Accounting) and a BComm Honors (Accounting, Tax) from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and an MPhil (Finance) from Cambridge University, UK. She is passionate about her South African heritage, endurance sports and exploring the world. In addition, Justine is active in medical and sports philanthropy.