Matthew Saunders

Principal: Helena Special Investments

Matt Saunders is Principal at Helena Special Investments.

Matt leads the firm’s private investing activities from New York City where he is responsible for deal sourcing, negotiating, and execution, in addition to macro investment thesis origination and investment management.

Prior to Helena, Matt was an Associate at Global Infrastructure Partners where he worked across the Oil and Gas, Power, and Transportation verticals with the Equity and Credit teams. Matt started his career as an Analyst at Barclays in the Global Natural Resources Group.

Matt also served as the Special Assistant to the Special Representative for International Negotiations at the White House, where he focused on Middle East peace negotiations and trade agreement negotiations.

In 2015, Matt graduated from Princeton summa cum laude with a degree in Politics and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.