Rakesh Wilson is a founder and Managing Partner at Cleanhill Partners. Rakesh has over twenty years of energy finance and private equity experience. Recently, Rakesh was the Head of Infrastructure, Natural Resources & Special Situations and Co-Head of ESG at Kennedy Lewis Investment Management.
From 2009 to 2019, Rakesh was a Senior Partner at Apollo Global Management. While at Apollo, Rakesh led several investments in the energy private equity sector and served on the investment committee for a number of Apollo funds.
Prior to joining Apollo, Rakesh was with Morgan Stanley’s Commodities Division in the principal investing group. Rakesh began his career at Goldman Sachs in equity research and then moved to its investment banking division, in New York and Asia.
The funds where Rakesh held leadership positions have invested several billion dollars in the energy value chain. Rakesh has served on the board of more than ten public and private companies. Rakesh graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and received his MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.