Alex Lesin is a Managing Director in the Energy group focused on structuring. Prior to joining Silverpeak, he was the Global Head of Corporate Commodities Structuring at JP Morgan where he ran a global team in North America, Europe and Asia that designed, marketed and implemented structured financial solutions, as well as optimized physical assets for corporate clients. From 2007-2008 he held a similar position at Lehman Brothers. Prior to that, he was a senior commodities strategist in the J. Aron Currencies and Commodities division of Goldman Sachs, where he developed and implemented structured financial solutions and physical asset optimization structures for corporate & investor clients. Alex received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from California Institute of Technology in 1994, and an M.S. in Applied Mathematics from Moscow Oil & Gas Academy in 1987.