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Josh Connor, Member-at-Large

Josh is the Founding Partner of Connor Capital, which focuses on private investments in transportation and transportation-related companies. He is also the Co-Portfolio Manager and Managing Director of the transportation infrastructure fund at Oaktree Capital Management. For approximately two decades, he has been a leader within the transportation industries, having been an investor, a key strategic advisor, lender, and leading banker to many transportation companies around the world.
Josh is the Founding Partner of Connor Capital, which focuses on private investments in transportation and transportation-related companies. He is also the Co-Portfolio Manager and Managing Director of the transportation infrastructure fund at Oaktree Capital Management. For approximately two decades, he has been a leader within the transportation industries, having been an investor, a key strategic advisor, lender, and leading banker to many transportation companies around the world.

Prior to founding Connor Capital, Josh was a Managing Director and the Co-Head of the Industrials Banking Group at Barclays, a position he was appointed to in October 2013. Before that, he was a Managing Director and Global Head of Transportation Banking at Barclays and also spent fifteen years at Morgan Stanley, where he ran the transportation and infrastructure practice; was a member of the Investment Banking Management Committee; and served on the board for the Morgan Stanley Foundation. Josh also serves on the Board of Directors of Copa Airlines and Frontier Airlines.

Josh is a graduate of Williams College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He has previously been a Trustee of The Pingry School in New Jersey and a Board member of Youth, I.N.C., a New York City-based non-profit helping children.

Josh and his wife Patricia live in Montecito with their three children, Lily ’22, Jack ’24, and Abigail ’28, all of whom attend Laguna Blanca School.
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