Barbara Weber is the Founding Partner of B Capital Partners.
Barbara has over 20 years of infrastructure investment, private equity as well as project finance experience gained at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, PolyTechnos Venture and, since 2003 with B Capital Partners. Beforehand, she worked for the Private Sector Development Group of the World Bank.
Barbara is a Member of the Non-Executive Board at B Capital Partners AG as well as Bekk og Strom AS, owner and operator of hydro power plants in Norway. She is also on the Investment Committees of both, the Impact Fund and the Real Assets Fund of the Australian independent infrastructure fund manager Palisade. Further, Barbara is a Member of the Asset Selection Committee of RealPort, a regulatory compliant investment brokerage platform for single real assets in Germany. From 2017 till July 2021, she served as Non-Executive Director of the London Pension Fund Authorities (LPFA). Further, Barbara was instrumental in setting up an infrastructure investment platform for Swiss pension funds (IST3), for which she also served on the Investment Committee for several years.
She is a prolific author and has written four books on infrastructure investments, the latest one being “Infrastructure as an Asset Class. Second Edition” (2016).
Barbara wrote her Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard University and University of St. Gallen. She holds an MSc in Business & Operations Research from Warwick University and a post-graduate degree in International Relations from Mannheim University.