Ash Kelso
Ashley Kelso

Ash Kelso

Head Of Asset Management

Ash Kelso is Head of Asset Management within the Infrastructure Investments team with responsibility for the asset management function of the firm’s global infrastructure portfolios, including our European Sustainable Infrastructure strategy.

He has 19 years’ experience in infrastructure investment, corporate financing, strategy and fundraising. Ash joined Columbia Threadneedle from PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was a director and senior advisor on transactions in the Energy, Utilities and Infrastructure team, focused on helping infrastructure funds execute and deliver successful investment outcomes across the asset class. Prior to that, Ash was an asset manager at ABN AMRO Infrastructure Fund, where he was a member of the fund’s senior management team and sat on the board of several investments. His other experience includes positions at Barclays Capital as a member of the Energy and Infrastructure team managing complex corporate finance projects and financing across a range of infrastructure investments, and at KPMG where he provided advisory and assurance services for key public sector energy and infrastructure clients.

Ash holds a BSc (Hons) in Business and Computer Science from Queen’s University Belfast. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in Dublin and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.