Brad has a depth of experience in venture capital and private equity investing as well as management consulting. His specialties include financial modeling, due diligence, and technology commercialization in the energy sector. Brad is a member of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and is on the Biofuel Technical Review Panel and the Venture Capital Advisory Board.
Venture Capital and Private Equity
Oil & Gas Technology Partners, Co-Founder
Manifest USA, Partner
NGP Energy Technology Partners
U.S. Department of Energy, Director of Commercialization
Stanford, Graduate School of Business, MBA
Ron recently affiliated with Enovation Partners on a part-time basis, working with the firm and its clients on strategy and related issues. Ron has fifteen years of CEO and board level experience across the energy sector and has served as an operating partner with two energy-focused private equity firms.
Sparus Holdings, CEO
Prometheus Energy, CEO
Mack Creek Energy, Founder and CEO
Element Partners, Operating Partner
Southern Company Gas, President and CEO
Southern Company Energy Solutions, President and CEO
Enron Energy Services
Booz & Company
Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business, MBA
UCLA, Geology and Geochemistry, MS
Colgate University, Geology, BS
Wally is a leading practitioner in the areas of enterprise transformation, shareholder value enhancement, business growth, strategy implementation, and energy supply chain effectiveness. He has a long record of delivering measurable client results and building multi-partner delivery teams and long-term client relationships. His experience includes crisis management and critical decision support consulting, as well as operations, technology, sales/marketing effectiveness, and strategy consulting for utility and manufacturing companies.
CXO Advisors, Managing Director
Firestorm Solutions, Executive Vice President
Georgia Institute of Technology, Edinfield Executive in Residence
Monitor Group, Global Leader
IBM Business Consulting Services, Global and Americas Practice Leader
WorldCrest Group, CEO
Deloitte Consulting, Partner
Applied Management Concepts, President and Founder
Theodore Barry and Associates, Utility and Manufacturing Sector Partner,
Georgia Institute of Technology, Industrial Engineering, MS
Georgia Institute of Technology, Industrial and Systems Engineering, BS
Jeff has worked extensively with electric and gas utilities to develop and implement DSM programs. He presents regularly at energy efficiency and sustainability conferences.
Program Development and Management
Electric and Gas Utilities
Energy Resource Solutions
Missouri University of Science and Technology, Electrical Engineering, BS
Venki is an experienced industry leader who has counseled management teams at leading energy companies and has directed major analytic assignments for clients. He brings a wealth of experience and insight into wholesale electric markets, public policy, regulatory actions, as well as the challenges of renewable penetration, grid modernization and how each affect planning and strategy.
Electric market modeling/forecasting
Market design/mechanisms – capacity, energy, ancillary service markets
New technologies and entry strategy
Siemens Energy Business Advisory
Charles River Associates
McKinsey & Company
University of Pennsylvania, Energy Management and Policy, PhD
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton, MBA
Clemson University, Mechanical Engineering, MS
Indian Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, BTech
Ken-Ichi has focused on business development, growth and acquisition strategies for distributed energy resources, including cogeneration/waster heat recovery, biomass, and solar. He has negotiated power purchase agreements, managed due diligence teams across engineering, legal, and environmental, and managed enterprise- and project-level financial models for equity and debt placements.
Independent Cleantech Consultant
Recycled Energy Development
Macro-Fiscal Policy Unit, Ministry of Finance, Arab Republic Of Egypt
Mitchell Madison Group
University of Chicago, Chicago Booth, MBA
University of Pennsylvania, Mathematics and Economics, BA
Mike focuses on global product and solution management, process design and implementation, and market strategy. He has supported clients to develop and implement business plans for energy storage, demand response, advanced metering infrastructure, fuel cells, and carbon capture and sequestration. He is an expert in financial and regulatory analysis and modeling, electric power markets, and business/product development.
Siemens Industry, Inc.
Stem, Inc., Consultant
Husk Power Systems
Duke University, MBA
Duke University, Energy & the Environment, MEM
University of Colorado, Boulder, BS
Peter has provided consulting and professional services for a number of different types of companies in the utility and energy space: independent trading organizations, banks, private equity companies, retail energy companies, distributed energy companies, IOUs, munis/co-ops, merchant generators, government agencies, and others. He is also a practitioner of analytics in the energy space, with applications from trading strategy development to analysis of impacts of new technologies. He has presented at conferences, published original research, and is licensed as a professional engineer. Peter also teaches in the mathematics department of the University of Chicago covering quantitative topics in financial markets. Peter is a licensed Professional Engineer (Electric Power) in California.
Bridge Strategy Group
San Diego Gas and Electric
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
University of Chicago, Financial Mathematics, MS
University of Illinois, Electrical Engineering, BS
Cristian has two decades of experience with complex technical software projects. He is a practitioner of analytics in the energy space, with applications from energy storage optimization to data mining and software as a service solutions.
Full Stack Software Development
Union Switch and Signal
University of New Hampshire, Physics, PhD
Rivier University, MS
Simon specializes in new technology strategy and has developed commercialization plans for transmission technologies, utilities, wind and energy storage developers, and investment banks. He also has extensive experience in power market forecasting and operational excellence.
Dartmouth College, Engineering, BA; Chemical Engineering BEng
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, MBA
Columbia University, BA
Robin has spent her entire career in the energy and technology industries working with leading product and service companies during times of technology led growth. Her expertise in operations has allowed leadership teams in mid-size professional firms and Fortune 10 multi-national companies to excel in times of disruptive change.
Bridge Strategy Group
Natallia has served companies across the energy value chain: oil field services, gas and electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, engineering/ procurement/ construction companies, on many of their most critical strategic and operational improvement challenges. Her experience includes merger integration planning, supply chain transformation, market assessment, manufacturing footprint design, corporate sustainability, and new technology assessment.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, MBA
University of Michigan, Nuclear Engineering, MS
Nathan has spent over three years in the energy and utilities space focusing mostly on U.S. wholesale power markets. He has supported a wide variety of litigation, regulatory, and strategy consulting cases in this space. Nathan has developed models used to assess market power of large utilities for FERC regulatory proceedings. Additionally, he has participated in large scale electric market modeling exercises for major power suppliers and utilities.
Electric Market Modeling
Washington and Lee University, BA
Eric Selmon is senior equity research analyst, portfolio manager and consultant focused on the cleantech and power industries. Eric is Co-head of Utilities and Renewable Energy Research at SSR LLC, an independent research firm specializing in in-depth industry analysis as a source of actionable investment ideas. Previously, Eric was a senior member of the research and portfolio management team at Longbow Capital Partners, a utility/energy-infrastructure focused hedge fund. Trained as a lawyer and engineer, Eric has also consulted for a number of asset managers and corporations in the renewable energy, cleantech, power engineering, and regulated utility industries, including successfully arranging financing for several MW of rooftop solar projects, advising a utility-scale energy storage company, overseeing a power plant optimization software company and raising capital for a number of cleantech startups. Previously, Eric worked at Bernstein Research covering electric utilities alongside Hugh Wynne, and at Lehman Brothers in energy sector research.
American Clean Energy
Longbow Capital Partners
Harvard Law School, JD
Stanford University, Engineering, MS
Stanford University, Earth Systems, BS
Project and Commercial Development
Natural Gas / LNG
Pace Global Energy Services
University of California, San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy, MS
Hugh Wynne is a senior equity research analyst, private equity investor, and project finance professional. Co-head of Utilities and Renewable Energy Research at SSR LLC, an independent research firm specializing in in-depth industry analysis as a source of actionable investment ideas, Hugh was previously a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst at Bernstein Research, where he was responsible for the renewable energy, independent power and regulated utility sectors. In that role, he was ranked nine times by Institutional Investor in its annual All-American Research Team poll. Before joining Bernstein, Hugh was Vice President of Finance at ABB Energy Ventures, the power project development subsidiary of ABB Asea Brown Boveri, where he was charged with making equity investments in and arranging non-recourse financing for major power generation and transmission projects globally. Before joining ABB, Hugh was a Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers’ Utilities and Project Finance Group, focused on the privatization of state enterprises and the financing of infrastructure projects in emerging markets.
Utilities and IPP
Stanford University, Economics, MA
Harvard University, BA
Ray is experienced in developing optimization models for electricity and gas markets. He has provided consulting services and computational solutions for, among others, independent system operators, power producers, transmission owners, and national labs. He has published research papers on electricity markets and presented at both academic and industrial conferences.
Distributed Energy Resources
Argonne National Laboratory
ISO New England
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Electrical Engineering, PhD
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Electrical Engineering, MS
Harbin Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering, BS