About Robert BOB MAGUIRE is a Managing Director at the Carlyle Group, which is in charge of the Carlyle International Energy Group Fund, a $2.5 billion fund mainly focusing on Europe and Africa.Mr Maguire has been active in the global energy markets since 1986. Most recently he was a Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners, heading up the Energy Group based in London.Prior to Perella Weinberg Partners, Mr Maguire was at Basin Capital Partners, an energy-focused private equity firm of which he was a founding partner.For over 20 years, Mr Maguire was an investment banker in Morgan Stanley’s energy group. From 2003 until the time of his departure in April 2007, he was involved in numerous significant transactions in the energy sector, including mergers such as BP-Amoco, Elf-Total and Statoil-Norsk Hydro; privatizations such as Statoil, Rosneft, Gazprom and Sinopec; acquisitions such as BP-Arco and Royal Dutch Shell-Enterprise; and joint ventures such as TNK-BP and LUKArco. In addition, he was responsible for establishing and maintaining Morgan Stanley’s relationships with senior executives from leading energy companies in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, China and Southeast Asia. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr Maguire was a lawyer with White & Case in New York and London.He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University (1977), a Master of Arts from Oxford University (1980) and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law (1983).