Mr. Samaha is currently a Partner of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) focusing on the energy sector and is based in New York City. Prior to the formation of GIP in 2006, Mr. Samaha was a senior member of the Credit Suisse Global Energy investment banking team in New York. He joined Credit Suisse in 2001, having previously worked at Lehman Brothers in New York. Mr. Samaha was has been instrumental in a number of GIP's investments, including Freeport LNG, Access Midstream Partners, Ruby Pipeline and Channelview Cogeneration. He currently serves on the board of directors of Ruby Pipeline and previously served on the board of directors of Channelview Cogeneration. Mr. Samaha holds a B.Com degree with a double major in Finance and Accounting from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.