John Watt
Managing Director
John Watt
Managing Director

John Watt

Managing Director

 
 
Background
John Watt is the Head of Asset Management for Morgan Stanley Infrastructure. John joined Morgan Stanley in 2007 and brings more than 32 years of experience in infrastructure acquisition and asset management to his role at MSI, addressing operating issues that include finance, regulatory and technical challenges. In addition to working with company management on strategic and operational issues, he also heads risk management activities, ensuring that assets are appropriately hedged and insured. He provides leadership and direction on the boards of portfolio companies, typically as either Chairman or lead director. Before joining MSI, John was Director of the Infrastructure Group for Ontario Teachers Pension Plan, where he executed more than $5 billion of transactions in the energy & utilities space. He also served as Co-Chairman of the boards of both Northern Star Generation and InterGen NV. Prior to this, he held senior management roles at Ontario Power Generation, the government owned power utility, and operating roles at TransAlta and Amoco, and has experience with the oil, gas and power sectors both as an investor and as an operator. John holds an MBA from the University of Western Ontario as well as a B.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto.
 
 
Insights
Macro Insight
Mark McLean on Sky News
Feb 24, 2017
Mark McLean discusses the attractiveness of the Australian infrastructure market and the opportunities it offers to investors.
Investment Insight
Chicago Parking Meters' Smart Technology System
Dec 02, 2015
Operational improvements by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure, including state-of-the-art technology, made the Chicago on-street parking system number one in the world.
Investment Insight
The Creation of Madrileña Red de Gas
Dec 02, 2015
Morgan Stanley Infrastructure carved out part of an existing utility to create the first standalone gas distribution in Spain, then grew the company to be the third largest in the country.
 

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