Mr. Abebe was most recently the Founder and Managing Partner of Rockpoint Capital, an investment vehicle via the search fund model. Prior to starting Rockpoint Capital, Mr. Abebe worked as an Investment Manager at Orion Resource Partners. While at Orion, Mr. Abebe evaluated, executed and monitored numerous and diverse private equity transactions. Previously, Mr. Abebe was a commodities analyst at Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital, and LAMCO focusing on derivatives and quantitative structuring. Mr. Abebe earned a BSc in Chemical Engineering (with Distinction) from Rutgers University and an MBA from the Wharton Business School.