Prior to joining the Company in 2019, Mr. Kiani was the CoFounder and a Portfolio Manager at Cove Key Management, a multi-strategy investment fund focused on utilities, power generators, commodities and infrastructure. During his time as an investor, he was responsible for equity, credit, distressed/special situations and commodity investments globally. Mr. Kiani has also previously worked as a Research Analyst on Wall Street where he was ranked as one of the top analysts for his Independent Power Producer industry research and stock picking. Most recently he served as a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank where he was the head of North American Utilities, Power and Pipelines equity research.
Mr. Kiani has extensive energy industry experience and began his finance career in the power industry at Enron. Mr. Kiani graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from Rice University with a Master’s of Business Administration.