Marian Bocek

Managing partner, Slovakia

Marian is co-founder and executive chairman at Inobat. Marian has over fifteen years of global banking and investing experience, having executed in excess of US$10bn in private equity and venture transactions in the global energy and mobility markets. Marian‘s track record includes successful investments across the entire asset lifecycle (from seed to M&A stage) with cross-border (e.g. Silicon Valley to CEE) technology transfer element.

Marian is also Co-Founder and Managing Partner at IPM Group (“IPM”), a specialist asset management firm investing at the cross-section of the infrastructure real asset and technology worlds (in energy, mobility and AI-enabled critical infrastructure). IPM has currently US$1bn in assets under management.

Prior to IPM, Marian was Director of InfraMed Infrastructure, one of the largest emerging market private equity infrastructure funds backed by the leading investors such as European Investment Bank, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations of France, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti of Italy, and EFG Hermes, the largest investment bank in the Middle East.

Before InfraMed, Marian executed principal transactions in infastructure for a London-based emerging market multi-strategy hedge fund, Nubuke Investments, and International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank in Washington, DC and Istanbul.

Marian began his career at Lehman Brothers’ Global M&A/Investment Banking team in New York, which was taken over by Barclays Capital in 2008.

Marian holds an MSc in Finance from the University of Cambridge in the UK and a BA in Economics from Oberlin College in the United States. Marian frequently returns to the University of Cambridge as a lecturer and event panellist on topics in infrastructure private equity and venture capital.

Marian Bocek