Mr. Thierbach is an Executive Director of EIG Global Energy (Asia) Ltd. and member of the investment team focused on opportunities in Asia. He joined EIG in 2010 and has also been responsible for corporate operations and strategic development. He led the infrastructure development and transition activities during the 2010 spin-out from TCW. Previously, Mr. Thierbach was Director and COO for i2S, Inc., a company founded by a Washington, DC-based venture capital firm where he spent six years as an investment professional. He served on the Board of Directors and played an active role in the operations and growth of numerous portfolio companies. Mr. Thierbach served 10 years as an officer and aviator in the United States Navy. He completed two combat cruises to the Persian Gulf during the first Gulf War and is a graduate of the US Navy Fighter “Top Gun” Weapons School. Mr. Thierbach received a B.A. from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University.