Mr. Cyrus joined Babcock and Brown in 2008. He serves as Managing Partner of SteelRiver Infrastructure Partners and as the Chief Executive Officer of Trans Bay Cable.
Previously Mr. Cyrus served as CEO of the commercial business unit (CBU) at Cinergy Corp. and as its Executive VP. As CEO of the CBU, he was responsible for wholesale electric, natural gas and coal marketing, trading and origination, international operations and unregulated energy services operations. Mr. Cyrus also oversaw energy portfolio strategy and management, which includes fuels management, environmental risk analysis, generation dispatch, load forecasting, generation asset planning, power purchases and sales decisions and portfolio analytics. Prior to joining Cinergy, Mr. Cyrus served as the Senior Vice President of trading and operations with Natural Gas Clearinghouse (NGC). His primary responsibilities included management of NGC’s power trading, transmission and real time operations. Mr. Cyrus joined Natural Gas Clearinghouse in 1993 and subsequently held officer and executive positions involving energy trading, marketing and risk management. Mr. Cyrus began his career in 1982 at Conoco Inc., in the natural gas and gas products department. He left Conoco in 1988 to work at Kottke Associates in Chicago, a member of the Chicago and New York Mercantile, Chicago Board of Trade and various world financial and commodity exchanges.
Mr. Cyrus holds a BA and MBA from the University of Arkansas. He is also a graduate of Harvard University’s Advanced Management Program, Mahler School of Advanced Management, and The Center for Creative Leadership.