Highstar Team



Partners & Senior Advisors

Christopher Lee
Christopher H. Lee is the Founder and Managing Partner of Highstar Capital, an independent, fourth generation fund manager with over five billion dollars of assets under management. Mr. Lee is a leader in infrastructure... Read Full

Christopher Beall
Mr. Beall joined Highstar in 2004. He serves on Highstar's Investment Committee and Executive Committee. Mr. Beall has over 15 years of experience in direct investments, investment banking and finance. He currently serves... Read Full

Scott Litman
Mr. Litman has worked with the Highstar Team since 2003, and joined Highstar full time in 2004. He serves on both Highstar's Investment Committee and Executive Committee. Mr. Litman has over 15 years of experience as... Read Full

Michael Miller
Mr. Miller joined Highstar in 2001. He serves on Highstar's Investment Committee and Executive Committee. Mr. Miller has over 25 years of experience in direct investments, principally in the energy, waste-to-energy and... Read Full

Bret Budenbender
Mr. Budenbender joined Highstar in 2012. He serves on Highstar's Executive Committee. Mr. Budenbender has over 18 years of experience in direct investments, investment banking and finance. He currently serves on the... Read Full

Emmett McCann
Mr. McCann joined Highstar in 2009 and has over 17 years of experience in private equity, investment banking and finance. He serves on Highstar's Executive Committee. Mr. McCann currently serves on the Boards of Directors... Read Full

Andrew Nevin
Mr. Nevin joined Highstar in 2007 and has over 16 years of experience in direct investments, investment banking and finance. He serves on Highstar's Executive Committee. Mr. Nevin currently serves on the Board of Directors... Read Full

Wayne Berman
Wayne Berman was instrumental in the founding of Highstar in 1998. In the years since, he has advised Highstar and its Portfolio Companies on political and regulatory issues related to the acquisition, management, and growth... Read Full

John Miller
Mr. Miller has advised Highstar for over 6 years in the waste, waste-to-energy and transportation sectors. Mr. Miller has over 36 years of experience in the energy, waste and waste to energy industries. He currently serves... Read Full

John Stokes
Mr. Stokes joined Highstar in 2002 as a full-time consultant and became a partner in 2005. Mr. Stokes serves as a Senior Advisor to Highstar. Mr. Stokes has over 35 years of experience in various sectors of the infrastructure... Read Full

James Kowalishin
Mr. Kowalishin joined Highstar as a Senior Advisor in 2008 and became a Partner in 2009. Mr. Kowalishin now serves as a Senior Advisor to Highstar. He serves on Highstar's Investment Committee and Executive Committee. Mr.... Read Full