The Board of Directors of Jupiter Resources is responsible for providing oversight, direction and stewardship of governance practices for the corporation.
Chief Executive Officer, Jupiter Resources
Simon Bregazzi (CEO) is our Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. From 2009 until January 2014, Simon was the Chief Financial Officer of Canbriam Energy. Prior to that, he was Managing Director and Head of Canadian Energy Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs from 2005 to 2009. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Actuarial Science from the University of Western Ontario.
Senior Partner, Apollo
Rakesh is a Senior Partner at Apollo Private Equity having joined in 2009, and is focused on the firm’s natural resources activities. Prior to joining Apollo, he was with Morgan Stanley’s Commodities Department in the principal investing group responsible for generating, evaluating and executing investment ideas across the energy sector. Rakesh began his career at Goldman Sachs in equity research and then moved to its investment banking division in New York and Asia. He currently serves on the boards of directors of CSV Midstream Solutions, EP Energy and Express Energy Services. Rakesh graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and received his MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.
GREGORY A. BEARD
Head of Natural Resources, Senior Partner, Apollo
Greg is the Global Head of Natural Resources and a Senior Partner at Apollo Private Equity, having joined the firm in 2010. Greg oversees all investment activities in the energy, metals and mining, and agriculture sectors. Previously, Greg was at Riverstone Holdings, an energy-focused private equity firm, as a founding member and Managing Director. He began his career as a Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs, where he played an active role in energy-sector principal investment activities. Greg currently serves on the boards of directors of Apex Energy, Caelus Energy, CSV Midstream Solutions, Double Eagle Energy I/II, EP Energy, Talos Energy and Tumbleweed Royalty, LLC. Greg received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois at Urbana.
WILSON B. HANDLER
Wilson is a Principal of Apollo Private Equity and joined the firm in 2011. Prior to that, Wilson was an investment professional at First Reserve, where he was involved in the execution and monitoring of investments in the energy sector. Previously, he worked in the Investment Banking Division at Lehman Brothers in the Natural Resources group. Currently, Wilson serves on the boards of directors of EP Energy, Resource Energy, American Petroleum Partners and CSV Midstream Solutions. He graduated from Dartmouth College with an AB (Bachelor of Arts) in Economics and Government.