Mr. Lewnowski is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Orion Resource Partners a private equity firm within the metals and mining sector that has committed more than $4.7 billion total capital to 70 portfolio companies. Prior to Orion, Mr. Lewnowski was a Founding Partner of the Red Kite Group, an investment platform that was one of the world’s leading hedge funds in the metals space and which expanded under Mr. Lewnowski’s leadership to specializing in providing construction, expansion, bridge, working capital and acquisition finance to mid-cap and single asset mining companies. In 2013 Mr. Lewnowski established Orion via a spin off of the private equity business from Red Kite. Before this, Mr. Lewnowski was a Director for Corporate Development at Varomet Ltd, a metals processor and merchant firm which was formed to purchase certain assets out of the Enron Metals. While at Varomet, he was responsible for seven acquisitions and divestitures totaling over $130 million and business operations with annual revenues exceeding $1 billion. He was also responsible for structuring metal offtake agreements and other physical market transactions. Before this, Mr. Lewnowski was a Vice President for Credit Suisse First Boston in London. Mr. Lewnowski earned a BS/BA in Business Administration from Georgetown University and an MBA from the Leonard Stern School of Business (New York University).