Brooke B. Coburn

Vice Chair

Brooke B. Coburn is a Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer of Carlyle’s Energy and Natural Resources platform, and Co-Head of Carlyle Growth Partners and Carlyle Equity Opportunity Fund, which represent the U.S. middle market buyout and growth capital activities of The Carlyle Group.

Mr. Coburn serves on the investment committees of Carlyle’s three principal Energy & Natural Resource funds, Carlyle International Energy Partners (CIEP), Carlyle Power Partners (CPP) & the Carlyle Global Infrastructure (CGI) fund.  Additionally, he represents Carlyle on the investment committee of the firm’s strategic partner for North American energy investing, NGP Energy Capital Management.

Over the past two decades, Mr. Coburn has led or co-led with more than 25 Carlyle investments across a broad range of sectors including cybersecurity, communications, energy and natural resources, media, software and technology-enabled services.  Prior to joining Carlyle, he was with Salomon Brothers, Inc. where he focused on M&A and capital raising assignments in the Media & Communications Group.

Mr. Coburn received his B.A. from Princeton University with honors. He and his wife are the parents of  two sons at Saint Albans School and a daughter at Beauvoir.