Mr Picard is a Senior Advisor to InfraHedge Ltd. and other industry related firms. He has 20 years’ experience building 3 multi-billion dollar hedge fund platforms at Carlyle Group/Rock Creek, Optima and RBC Capital Markets. Previously, he has been a leader at Lyxor Asset Management, Navigant Consulting and Boxtree Capital LLC (his own firm), as Managing Partner advising emerging hedge funds. Robert speaks English, French and German. He was Chairman of the 2007 GAIM FOF conference and has been a speaker at the Carlyle Groups Investor Conferences, the Optima Investor Conference in 2006 and a number of hedge fund industry events. He was recently a Guest Lecturer at NYU Stern School of Business in 2011. Mr Picard is based in the USA.