Grantchester C Change Group, a private equity investment firm specializing in electrification, infrastructure, and clean energy generation, has expanded its portfolio management team.
SAN DIEGO, Calif—October 04, 2021— Grantchester C Change Group (GCC), a private equity investment firm specializing in electrification, infrastructure, and clean energy generation, reported that Dr. Ilia Dubinsky has joined its management team as a partner.
Dubinsky has experience in investment strategy, financing, and portfolio operations for early-stage startups and foundations. He previously served as a partner with European venture fund, Speedinvest Digital East, where he led investments from their Moscow headquarters.
Liz Griggs, managing partner and chief executive officer, said that adding Dubinsky to the team increases the firm’s “science and technology expertise and international bench strength.”
“Ilia’s 25 years of proven experience to stand up early-stage operations in the high-tech, industrial, and public infrastructure sectors will be instrumental as we expand GCC’s portfolio,” said Griggs. “Ilia’s international experience coupled with his proven deal structuring and execution will help drive GCC’s investment strategy through creating sustainable value through funding both businesses and projects.”
Dubinsky’s experience also includes serving as director of cluster of energy-efficient technologies and materials of Skolkovo Foundation, investment officer at International Finance Corporation, and managing partner at Cambridge Strategic Advisors.
He holds a master’s degree in physics and applied mathematics from the Moscow Institute of Science and Technology, a master’s degree in chemistry from the Catholic University of America, and a doctorate in physical chemistry from the Massachusetts Institutes of Technology. Dubinsky has also been a professor at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology and a visiting professor at MIT, teaching graduate-level courses.
Grantchester C Change is an investment management company that invests in electrification, transportation, and related clean energy infrastructure.
Liz Griggs, Managing Partner & CEO