Michael Webber, CFA, co-founded Webber Research & Advisory and Armistead Street Capital Partners in 2019, and has spent the past 15 years in energy infrastructure, renewables and transportation finance. Mr. Webber was previously a Managing Director & Head of LNG, Shipping & Equipment Leasing Research at Wells Fargo, prior to which he was a senior member of the Transportation Equity Research team at Deutsche Bank. Mr. Webber was named to Institutional Investor’s (I.I.) All-America Research Team for six consecutive years, finishing as the #1-ranked Shipping & LNG analyst in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015, and part of the #1-ranked Natural Gas team in 2019. In 2020, Webber Research & Advisory finished as runner up, and was the only new research platform to receive ranked I.I. recognition across any of the survey’s 60+ sectors. Mr. Webber was named the sector’s best stock picker by the FT in 2013, #2 in 2012, named in Business Insider’s Rising Stars of Equity Research Under 35 in 2017, and is a NAMEPA award winner for his work in ESG. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 2004.