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Our Team

The P5 management team has deep domain expertise borne from hands-on operational experience

P5 Infra’s management team is comprised of industry professionals with varied backgrounds and experience in operations, private equity infrastructure investment, consulting, and technology sectors.  The team’s background spans 6 continents and includes over 150 years of aggregate experience.


The united power of expertise

Sean Pierce
  • CEO of Yilport Holdings (2011-’16)

  • Increased revenue by 675% and EBITDA by 470% during tenure

  • Expanded port holdings from 1 to 17

  • Created a global technology strategy which served as the backbone for a lean organization

  • Delivered industry’s first GLC to manage all aspects of operations and customer service across multiple international infrastructure assets

Sean Pierce


Mat Goldsmith
  • Co-founder of Manabi S.A.

  • Co-founder of HRT Participacoes em Petroleo S.A.

  • Managing Director, BMO Capital Markets (Energy, Infrastructure, Mining)

  • Deep experience in financial markets, including investment banking and institutional equity sales

  • Significant track record in all aspects of private equity transactions

Mat Goldsmith


Russell Stevens

Partner, CFO

  • CFO of Bard Peripheral Vascular lead fastest growing global business at Becton Dickinson ($1.5 Billion in rev) 

  • CFO of Bard Latin America grew bottom line 60% in 1.5 years

  • Global experience in finance roles

  • Strong background for establishing process and reporting

  • Track record of leading implementation and cost cutting initiatives

  • Growth oriented with proven ability to leverage new technologies in F&A

John Rosen

Partner, CTO

  • Significant experience in all areas of port operations and related technologies.

  • Has led many technology deployments in ports worldwide

  • Responsible for all terminal management solutions at Tideworks Technology

  • Led RFID solutions for WhereNet

Peter Lindeback

Partner, PMO & Strategic Initiative

  • Member of Macquarie Capital Funds Global Ports Team & Asset Manager for port assets

  • Consultant with Mercator international, buy side and sell side advisor on some of the  world’s largest port transactions

  • Executive VP/COO of Jackson Kearney Group, turned company from losses to profitability

  • Senior VP/COO of Coastal Maritime Services, worked way up through family’s stevedoring business in the US South Atlantic region

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Partner, Shared Services

  • Worked at all 4 major US West Coast ports in various capacities over his career

  • Operations Superintendent for TraPac at the ports of Seattle, Oakland, and Los Angeles

  • Rail & CY Manager, Terminal Operations Manager, and General Manager for Ports America in the port of Tacoma

  • Joined the P5 Group as Director of Operations for Fenix Marine Services, leading the complete overhaul of the operations department in a 2 year period


Parter, Terminal Development

  • Executive and operations management with Maersk and APM Terminals at eight terminals globally in North America, Southeast Asia, Europe and North East Asia 

  • APMT Global Audit Team providing operational, safety and management guidance to portfolio terminals

  • Private equity ports deal team with Babcock & Brown’s North American Infrastructure Group

  • COO at PNCT (New Jersey) Led the turn-around, physical transformation and financial growth of one of the largest container terminals in North America
    Director of Pacific Rim Ports at CH2M Hill’s Engineering Consultancy Group

  • General manager of APMT’s Yokohama, Japan terminal, which has the highest crane productivity in the world

  • Sailed as licenced ship's officer

  • BS in Business Administration, Cal Maritime Academy

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Partner, Operations

  • Vice President for Southern California for Ports America Group, with direct oversight for  ITS and WBCT container terminals, which generated in excess of $800 million of  annual revenue 

  • Senior Vice President for Ports America at the ITS Long Beach Joint Venture and lead the start up effort in all facets of the transition.   

  • Site Manager with Ports America Group for the TTI terminal, one of the largest container terminals in the Port of Long Beach

  • Specializes in start ups and turnaround projects and was deployed to various terminals in the Ports America portfolio to improve the health of the targeted asset

  • Worked on complicated M&A projects as the officer in charge of operational due diligence to establish enterprise value of companies

Sirin Sezer

Director, Corporate Impact

  • Extensive experience in logistics, ports and commercial real estate industry where she managed large-scale (>$500m) development initiatives, investment and marketing

  • Vast technology experience that includes design, implementation and managing Software as a Service (SaaS) products

  • Several leading roles in creating and executing company-wide training programs that was a result of change management.

The united power of expertise

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