Colin R. Hart

Master of International Commerce and Policy

Vice President of Direct Investments at Freedom Capital, a privately held investment management firm, and Managing Director of Freedom Development, a real estate acquisition and development company.

Mr. Hart was the Managing Director of Vanquest Investments, an emerging markets asset management and investment advisory firm specializing in Eastern European markets, including Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine. He also served as President and CEO of the largest independently-owned French petroleum storage and distribution company, Dyneff SAS.

Mr. Hart has held several other positions of leadership in international investment firms including Milestone Merchant Partners, The Carlyle Group and as an analyst at Reed Smith Shaw & McClay in Washington, D.C. Mr. Hart holds a Masters of Arts in International Transactions from George Mason University (1992) and a Bachelor of Arts in Middle Eastern and Asian Studies from the University of Virginia (1989). He is a member of the boards of Petit St. Vincent Resorts, Ltd. and Freedom Resorts and served as president of the initial alumni chapter for George Mason University’s MAIT graduate program. He is married with two children and lives and works in Virginia.