Noel is a Principal at Equilibrium and President of Capital Markets. He is the CEO of Equilibrium Capital Services, LLC., the firm’s broker dealer subsidiary, which provides fundraising and capital market advisory services to Equilibrium Capital Group’s asset management products, funds and strategies. Noel also serves on Equilibrium’s Board of Directors.
Noel aims to help accelerate the progress of making sustainability investing a mainstream opportunity for institutions, businesses and individuals. He joined Equilibrium to further his passion and explore his long-standing personal interest in responsible impactful investing and sustainability.
Before joining Equilibrium, Noel spent more than 20 years as an investment banker – he built and managed various businesses, with a specialty in strategic advisory in diversified financial services and financial technology, for Salomon Smith Barney (Citigroup), Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch & Co. Based in New York, San Francisco, Palo Alto and Hong Kong, he worked extensively with a broad range of diversified financial services companies, banking institutions and governments in Asia, United States, Europe and the Middle East. Noel also co-founded a private equity and advisory firm that focuses on community banks throughout the United States, and worked as a project engineer for General Motors and the Chicago Bridge & Iron Company.
Noel has served on numerous boards of companies in the U.S. and Asia. He currently serves as:
- Director of KGI Securities (Thailand) plc in Bangkok, Thailand
- Director of NextCapital (an asset management software company) in Chicago, IL
- Member of Dean’s Advisory Council of the McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University in Evanston, IL
Noel graduated from Northwestern University with BS and MS from the McCormick School of Engineering and MBA in Finance and International Economics from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.