Andrew Lester is an Associate Director focused on energy investments outside North America. He is based in London.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Lester was an Investment Manager at AtlasInvest where he was responsible for investments in oil and gas, both upstream and downstream, as well as alternative energy. He was also responsible for managing the AtlasInvest portfolio companies, including Directorships at Asterix and Bluemerang Capital. Before AtlasInvest, Mr. Lester worked at Petroplus - the largest independent oil refiner in Europe.
He received a BA in economics from the University of Nottingham.