Butani is a director in the private markets team, where he leads the coverage of the infrastructure sector and advises institutional investors seeking to deploy capital in the infrastructure sector, with a focus on fund manager searches, evaluation and selection in infrastructure equity and debt, and originating and assessing potential co-investment opportunities. Prior to joining bfinance, Butani gained over 10 years of experience with KPMG Corporate Finance, where he was a senior member of the infrastructure corporate finance team, based in London. Butani has experience as an M&A and valuations adviser to global infrastructure fund managers across all sub-sectors in the asset class, including renewable energy, regulated utilities, transport and social infrastructure. In 2016-17, he spent time on client secondment at John Laing Group, the international investor in infrastructure, where he was responsible for leading and shaping the divestment processes of its infrastructure project portfolio. Butani has a degree in economics, politics and international studies from Warwick University.