Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager
Mr. Parker is a managing director in Oaktree’s Opportunities group in New York. He also serves as a co-portfolio manager for the firm’s Infrastructure Energy strategy and will remain involved with the Infrastructure strategy while also working with the Opportunities group. Mr. Parker first joined Oaktree in 2014 from Highstar Capital with over 14 years of experience in private equity, operational leadership, investment banking and finance. He is a director on the boards of Black Bear Midstream and Northstar Energy. Previously he served on the boards of NGL Energy Partners (NYSE: NGL), ADS Waste Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ADSW), London City Airport and the Ports America Companies and as an observer to the boards of InterGen and Northern Star Generation. Mr. Parker served as president of Ports America Stevedoring, the largest business unit inside Ports America from 2010 through 2012. Prior to joining Highstar in 2005, he worked as an advisor to the Highstar team on several transactions as an investment banker at Deutsche Bank. While at Deutsche Bank, Mr. Parker advised domestic and power generation companies and financial sponsors on mergers and acquisitions and financings. Mr. Parker holds a B.A. degree in international relations from Stanford University.