Pooja Goyal is a Partner and Chief Investment Officer of the Infrastructure Group. She is Co-Head of the Carlyle Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund (CGI), and Head of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Fund. She is based in New York. In her capacity, Ms. Goyal overseas all investment activities across Renewables and Energy Transition, Digital, Transport and Utilities globally.
Prior to joining Carlyle in 2019, Ms. Goyal was the Head of the Alternative Energy Investing Group at Goldman Sachs, where she led Goldman Sachs’ investments in the renewables sector. Ms. Goyal has been investing in the renewables / energy transition sector since 2005 when she joined the Alternative Energy Investing Group as an associate. She was promoted to Managing Director in 2012 and took over as Head of the group in 2013. Prior to 2005, Ms. Goyal was part of the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs.
Ms. Goyal is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania, where she received a BS in finance from the Wharton School and a BAS in computer and cognitive science from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Ms. Goyal is on the Board of Advisors of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania and on the Board of Trustees for the Ethical Culture Fieldston School and the Chapin School in New York City.