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R. Foster Duncan
Foster Duncan is an Operating Partner of Bernhard Capital Partners, a private equity firm and is a Senior Advisor to EHS Partners, a management consulting firm. He serves on the Board of Directors of Atlantic Power Corporation and was a recent board member of Essential Power, LLC. Foster is also active in a number of civic organizations including the Board of Directors of the Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Hospital Foundation in New Orleans, and the National Advisory Board of the University of Virginia Jefferson Scholars Foundation in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Previously, Foster was a Managing Director at Advantage Capital Partners. Prior to joining Advantage Capital Partners, Foster was a Managing Member of KD Capital LLC, an affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) which he and KKR formed in 2005. Prior to KD Capital LLC, he was Executive Vice President and CFO of Cinergy Corporation, and he also served as CEO and President of Cinergy’s Commercial Business Unit. Foster also held senior management positions, including Executive Vice President and CFO at LG&E Energy Corp. and Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, where he was Vice President and Corporate Treasurer, and Howard Weil where he was Head of Corporate Finance and served on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.
Foster is also a past member of the Board of Advisors of GridPoint, Inc and the Wall Street Advisory Group of the Edison Electric Institute and as past Chairman of the Financial Executive Advisory Committee of Edison Electric Institute.
Foster graduated with Distinction from the University of Virginia and later received his MBA degree from the A. B. Freeman Graduate School of Business at Tulane University.