D.J. Gribbin is a Managing Director and Head, US Government Advisory and Relations for Macquarie Capital, having spent 17 years working on public policy and business development in the infrastructure sector.� �He has led advisory teams working on transactions in Puerto Rico, New Jersey, Texas and Colorado and has worked on numerous public private partnership deals in the US.Mr. Gribbin most recently served as the General Counsel for the United States Department of Transportation. As the General Counsel, he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as the principal legal advisor to the Secretary and for the Department. �His work in the infrastructure sector also includes serving as Chief Counsel to the Federal Highway Administration and Director of Business Development for Koch Industries, where he also served as Director of Government Affairs.� His varied professional background began on Capitol Hill, where he worked for U.S. Representative Larry Combest.� He also has served as a legislative representative for a trade association representing small business and as a grassroots organizer.�Mr. Gribbin has authored articles on payroll tax deposits and aviation policy.� He is the only person to win ARTBA�s public-private venture award for service in both the public and private sector, and is a two-time winner of the U.S. Secretary of Transportation�s Gold Award, the Department�s highest award.� He is a past president of ARTBA�s PPP division.Mr. Gribbin received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy from Georgetown University and his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. He has also attended the Mandarin Training Center in Taipei, Taiwan.
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