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Brooks J. Klimley

Lead Director

Mr. Klimley joined The Silverfern Group, which is focused on private equity co-investments, after a nearly 25 year career leading investment banking practices covering the energy and mining sectors. Additionally, Mr. Klimley has served as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s graduate schools of business and international affairs since 2010. Previously, Mr. Klimley acted as President of Brooks J. Klimley & Associates, an energy advisory services firm focused on strategy and capital raising for energy and natural resources companies. Prior to founding his own firm in 2009, Mr. Klimley acted as the President of CIT Energy and held senior leadership positions at a number of financial institutions, including Citicorp, Bear Stearns, UBS and Kidder, Peabody. Mr. Klimley holds a dual B.A. / M.A. in Jurisprudence (Law) from Oxford University and a joint degree in Economics and History from Columbia University.