David Lynch


David Lynch is a Principal at Ara and is involved with all aspects of the firm’s investment process.

Prior to Ara, David served as Investment Director at Alinda Capital Partners, an independent infrastructure investment manager focused on transatlantic opportunities in utility-related, transportation and logistics, and digital infrastructure. At Alinda, David was responsible for origination, structuring, due diligence, execution and monitoring of investments. While at Alinda, David served on the boards of PECO Pallet and Maurepas Pipeline.

Before joining Alinda, David was a Vice President at Ares Management having joined in 2015 from their acquisition of Energy Investors Funds. While at Ares, he was involved in the origination and acquisition of power and energy-related assets in the renewable, conventional and midstream space.

He started his professional career at Barclays Investment Bank in the Global Power & Utilities Group.

David holds a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University.

In his free time, David enjoys competing in triathlons, skiing and rooting for his hometown Cleveland sports teams. Whether in a car, train or even on a plane – David loves pointing out to whoever is within earshot the various clean energy and utility-related assets.