Kenneth Gray is currently an Attorney in private practice based out of Washington and Pittsburgh. His specialties include work in financial economics, private equity, emerging markets, global transactions, technology and natural resources.
Ken previously worked for Nickel Capital LLC, a global small-cap equity fund, with responsibility for investments in communications technology, energy and basic materials companies as well as consulting on corporate finance and private equity transactions. Before Nickel, Ken spent over six years as Manager, Credit and Research with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) in the Investment Funds Department. OPIC sponsors over 35 private equity funds in emerging markets with over $5 billion in total committed capital and nearly 385 invested sub-projects. At OPIC, Ken had responsibility for monitoring OPIC’s entire funds portfolio, overseeing a small staff of analysts and managing specialized transactions with mature funds. Ken joined OPIC from ABN*AMRO Equities in Moscow, Russia, where he was in equity research for two years. He joined ABN in early-1997 to cover the metals, mining, forestry and capital goods for ABN’s global client base and was the first analyst at ABN to cover these sectors in Russia.
Ken received his JD from Georgetown University Law Center in 2004. He is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and Pennsylvania as well as in various Federal Courts. He holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management and an MA in Russian and East European Studies from Yale University. Ken attended Haverford College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated with a BA in Russian in May, 1994. He spent time studying abroad at both the Moscow State University (MGU) and the Russian State Humanities University.