Riaz Siddiqi is a Founder and Managing Partner of Denham Capital, an advisor at Blue Bear Capital, and as Chairman of Clovis Point Capital, as well as being Chairman of Epochal Technologies, a big data analytics firm focused on developing ethically derived databases of American consumers. .
Prior to joining Denham, Riaz was President and CEO of Capstone Global Energy, and previously held executive roles, including Managing Director at Cinergy Capital and Trading and other Cinergy companies. Riaz also served as Manager, Market Management Research, for the Electric Power Research Institute, and in various professional capacities with Georgia Power Company, San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern Company, after spending some time as a project engineer in Pakistan. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Denham investee companies Gradient Resources, Vitag and Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd. Riaz is a volunteer pilot for Grace Flight of America, Pilots for Patients and Veterans Airlift Command and is a recipient of the Asia Society Houston Center’s award for leadership in business and philanthropy.
Riaz received a Bachelor of Science from Pakistan University of Energy & Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Graduate School of Business at Mississippi State University.
Additionally, Riaz also serves as Chairman of the Board of the American Pakistan Foundation and is also a member of the Board of the Convergence Center for Policy Resolution. He is a member of BENS, Business Executives for National Security, an organization of private sector leaders that offer their expertise pro bono to the U.S Government on National Security matters. Riaz is also a volunteer pilot for Angel Flight, Pilots for Patients and Veterans Airlift Command and is a recipient of the Asia Society Houston Center’s award for leadership in business and philanthropy. He is also a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Interfaith Ministry of Greater Houston.