Mr. Schapiro is a managing director and co-portfolio manager for Oaktree Capital Management. He was the co-founder of GFI Energy Ventures, which became part of Oaktree in 2009. Prior to co-founding GFI Energy Ventures in 1995, Mr. Schapiro was a partner of utility consulting firm Venture Associates and of Arthur Andersen & Co. following that firm’s acquisition of Venture Associates. Previously, he was the Chief Financial Officer of a technology company and a commercial banker focused on the energy sector. Mr. Schapiro received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. He has three sons and lives in Los Angeles, CA.