Tariq Osman is a Partner and Managing Director of Argand as well as a member of the Management Committee and Investment Committee. Previously he was a Managing Director at Castle Harlan. Prior to joining Castle Harlan, Mr. Osman worked with Castle Harlan’s affiliate, CHAMP Private Equity, where he focused on private equity transactions across a wide range of industries, including portfolio management work for International Energy Services, Blue Star Group and Austar United Communications. Previously, Mr. Osman worked at McKinsey & Company as a management consultant. In this role, he advised clients across multiple industrial sectors on strategy and operational improvements. Mr. Osman began his career in Australia as an engineer at Gutteridge, Haskins & Davey, working on oil and gas, mining and government infrastructure projects.
Mr. Osman is currently a Director of Concrete Pumping Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBCP), Brintons (Chairman), Sigma Electric (Chairman), and Goldstar, and a former Director of Industrea Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:INDU), Shelf Drilling, Caribbean Restaurants, International Energy Services, the Blue Star Group, and Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO). He holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton Graduate School of Business, a Masters of Engineering from the University of Adelaide and a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University.