Sr. Vice President, Operations
Greg Karpinski is the Sr. Vice President of Operations at KEO International Consultants. Before this role, Greg held the title of Chief Treasury Officer and advisor to the President and CEO. In addition to overseeing KEO wide Operations, he is responsible for managing the company’s financing, new strategic initiatives and implementing a range of business process improvement programs. He has more than 20 years of management and investing experience across a range of industries.
Prior to joining KEO, he served for two years, as the Chief Operating Officer for a global on-demand custom clothing start-up, Isabella Wren, with a mandate to streamline operations and prepare the company for growth which led to the successful effort to secure the company a new investment and business partner.
Before joining Isabella Wren, Greg spent eight years at Standard Chartered Bank finishing his time at the bank as Managing Director with Standard Chartered Private Equity (“SCPE”) and Co-CEO of the USD658m Standard Chartered IL&FS Asia Infrastructure Growth Fund (“SCI Asia”). While a member of the SCPE team, he played a key role in completing over USD1 billion equity investments in Asian and African power, transportation, shipping, telecommunications, water and environmental services companies. Before his time at SCB, Greg was a Co-Founder of Arizona Heart International. From 2001 to 2006, Greg worked at InterGen, a global power generation joint venture company owned by Shell and Bechtel that had assets in in Asia and the United States. Before joining InterGen, Greg spent three years with British Petroleum.
Greg holds an MBA from Boston University (United States) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Tufts University (United States).