Riaz Siddiqi, Houston
Founder and Managing Partner
Riaz Siddiqi is a Founder and Managing Partner and brings more than 32 years of experience to the firm in the energy and asset management fields. He is a member of the Investment Committee and Valuation Committee.
Prior to joining Denham, Riaz was President and CEO of Capstone Global Energy, and previously held executive roles, including Managing Director at Cinergy Capital and Trading and other Cinergy companies. Riaz also served as Manager, Market Management Research, for the Electric Power Research Institute, and in various professional capacities with Georgia Power Company, San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern Company, after spending some time as a project engineer in Pakistan. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Denham investee companies Gradient Resources and Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd. Riaz is a volunteer pilot for Grace Flight of America, Pilots for Patients and Veterans Airlift Command and is a recipient of the Asia Society Houston Center's award for leadership in business and philanthropy. Riaz is involved in several public service causes and serves on the board of the American Pakistan Foundation, and is on the Leadership Council of Convergence.
Riaz received a Bachelor of Science from Pakistan University of Energy & Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Graduate School of Business at Mississippi State University.