Andre Burba is a Managing Director on the energy investment team at Pine Brook Partners. He is responsible for Pine Brook’s investment activities in Canada and is also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Mr. Burba represents Pine Brook as a Director of Saguaro Resources Ltd. and is also involved in Forge Energy LLC, Common Resources LLC, Common Resources II, LLC, Common Resources III, LLC, and Phoenix Exploration Company, LP.
Mr. Burba has over 14 years of experience in the energy sector as a principal investor, investment banker and project finance counsel. Prior to joining Pine Brook, Mr. Burba was with Credit Suisse, where he was a Principal Investor in the Special Opportunities Group and was responsible for investments in energy, metals and mining, renewables, and oil and gas. Prior to joining the Special Opportunities Group, Mr. Burba was an investment banker in the Energy Group at Credit Suisse, where he advised energy companies in multiple project finance transactions and closed nearly $3 billion in debt and equity capital raises for power, oil and gas, and renewable energy companies. He began his career as a Project Finance Counsel at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, representing energy companies and investors in a variety of domestic and cross-border capital raises, acquisitions and restructurings.
Mr. Burba holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music (summa cum laude) from West Virginia University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a Joint Degree from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was a John S. Beasley scholar. Mr. Burba is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Vanderbilt University Law School.