Rod has over 25 years’ experience in the infrastructure and telecoms sectors. Rod has served as Head of Investments at ATLAS since the foundation of the business, 6 years ago. Rod’s responsibilities include the management & development of the Investment function and team, chairing the ATLAS Investment Committee and leading the sector research on Communications, Rail, Renewables and North American Utilities. Prior to developing the ATLAS business, Rod worked for RARE Infrastructure for eight years as the Head of Tailored Portfolio Strategies. Whilst at RARE, Rod was a member of the Investment Committee which managed a tailored portfolio for the firm’s largest client. He was Head of Research from 2009 to 2012 and was responsible for the development and implementation of a range of systems and processes at the inception of the RARE business in 2006. Prior to this Rod was Head of pan-European fixed line networks and satellites research at HSBC in London.