Robert Dove is a Senior Advisor with the Carlyle Group in Washington, DC.
Prior to his retirement, Mr. Dove was the head of the Carlyle infrastructure fund – a $1.2 billion fund raised in 2007 to invest in transportation, energy and water projects in North America. The fund made six investments that include three regulated water utilities, an intermodal rail terminal business, a fleet of yellow school buses, eleven power plants and a public private partnership with the State of Connecticut to renovate and in some cases rebuild the 24 on highway rest stops in the State.
Mr. Dove has also spoken at conferences and testified at Congressional hearings on the opportunities for private sector investment in US infrastructure.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Dove had a career in banking before joining Bechtel Enterprises, the financing development and investment arm of Bechtel, the global engineering and construction company. At Bechtel Enterprises Mr. Dove served as a director of several infrastructure joint venture companies including Alterra, a joint venture with Changi (Singapore) that owned and operated airport concessions, International Water, a joint venture with Edison (Italy) that owned water concessions and Tube Lines Holdings, and a joint venture with Ferrovial (Spain) that was a public private partnership set up by the UK Government to provide capital as well as operational and maintenance service to three of the London Underground lines.