Board of Directors
Board of Directors

Andrew Perlman — is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of GreatPoint Energy. Mr. Perlman is an entrepreneur who has co-founded six venture-backed companies in four separate industries. Prior to founding GreatPoint Energy, Mr. Perlman served as the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Coatue Corporation, a microelectronics company developing novel polymer materials for use in the semiconductor industry, where he orchestrated the merger of Coatue Corp. with Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD), the world's largest manufacturer of flash memory chips, in June 2003.

Daniel Goldman — is President and Chief Financial Officer at GreatPoint Energy has been involved in over $4 billion of energy-related finance transactions and brings 20 years of industry experience in strategy, corporate and project finance, project development, policy as well as private equity and venture capital investing. Prior to joining GreatPoint Energy, from 2002-2006, Mr. Goldman was a co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of New Energy Capital, one of the first funds focused exclusively on investments in clean energy projects. From 1996-2001, Mr. Goldman held regional and corporate senior management development and finance positions in Hong Kong and Boston at InterGen, a leading power generation company co-owned by the Bechtel Group and Royal/Dutch Shell. Prior to InterGen, he served as Director of the Asia Pacific Energy Consulting practice for Arthur D. Little in Singapore from 1992-1996. In addition to GreatPoint Energy, Mr. Goldman is a co-founder and Managing Partner of the Clean Energy Venture Group, an early stage clean tech investment fund, and senior advisor to Asia Environmental Partners, a $250 million Asia-focused private equity fund managed by Olympus Capital. Mr. Goldman received a B.S. from Cornell University and a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics. He serves on several boards at Cornell University including the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future.

Ray Lane — is a Managing Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, focused on helping entrepreneurs with technological and market insight, organizational development, team building, selling and managing growth. Before joining KPCB, Mr. Lane was President and Chief Operating Officer of Oracle Corporation.

Bill Wiberg — is a General Partner at Advanced Technology Ventures and focuses on investments in the cleantech, wireless, telecommunications, and IT sectors. He was President of Lucent's Cellular and PCS Wireless Networks division from 1997 to 2000, and in his final year, he grew the business by 38% to $5 billion in revenue.

Paul Hanrahan — has been a Director of AES since June 2002. At that time he was also appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Hanrahan was the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of AES where he was responsible for business development activities and the operation of multiple electric utilities and generation facilities in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. In addition, Mr. Hanrahan was previously the President and CEO of AES China Generating Co. Ltd., a public company formerly listed on NASDAQ. He also managed other AES businesses in the U.S, Europe, and Asia. Prior to joining AES, Mr. Hanrahan served in the U.S. Navy as a line officer on a fast attack nuclear submarine. In March 2006, he was elected to the board of Corn Products International, Inc. He has also served on the boards of other publicly listed utilities in Latin America. He is a graduate of Harvard School of Business and the U.S. Naval Academy.

Weiding Lu — Chairman, China Wanxiang Holding

Pin Ni — Chairman, Wanxiang America

Philip Fang — Vice President, China Wanxiang Holdings

Shaohua (Scott) Pei — Vice Manager, China Wanxiang Holding

Board Observers

Vinod Khosla — founded Khosla Ventures in 2004 which offers venture assistance, strategic advice and capital to entrepreneurs. Mr. Khosla was formerly a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers and also Founder of Sun Microsystems.

Martin D. Considine — is Vice President, Technology, in Peabody Energy Generation Development Group and is responsible for managing Peabody's BTU Conversion activities. His main responsibility is to increase the utilization of Peabody's coal reserves in industrial applications, beyond conventional power production. Applications include utilization of clean coal technologies to produce syngas. Considine joined Peabody Energy after serving in various capacities at Chevron Texaco and Texaco for almost 28 years. He initially was in the crude and product Supply and Distribution Department, followed by a period as executive assistant to Senior Vice Presidents responsible for Texaco Canada and Caltex. Considine served as Senior Vice President in Texaco's Worldwide Power and Gasification Division, responsible for developing conventional power plants and gasification industrial plants, utilizing Texaco's proprietary gasification technology. He also served as Vice President of Texaco Development Corporation, the licensing subsidiary of Texaco, Inc. He continued in this same capacity after the Chevron Texaco merger. A graduate of Manhattan College in New York, Considine holds Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Chemical Engineering, and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Pace University in New York.

Vincent P. Fandozzi — is the Managing Director of Citi Holdings Alternative Investments and has been with Citigroup for the past 16 years, joining the Investment Bank’s Mergers & Acquisitions group in 1994. In 2009, Vince took over as Head of all the Alternative and Private Equity activities for Citi Holdings. Prior to this, Vince was Global Head of M&A for all of Citigroup’s corporate M&A activities for three years. Vince also led Corporate M&A actives as the Head of M&A in Citigroup’s Corporate and Investment Bank subsidiary for four years. Before taking on a senior M&A role at Citi Corporate, Vince spent 9 years in the Investment Banks’ M&A group advising clients in a number of different industries including telecom, heath care, energy and the consumer sectors. Vince currently serves on the Board of Directors of WNA Inc., MSX Inc., Wild Bunch SA and Continental Films SAS. Prior to joining Citigroup, Mr. Fandozzi worked in Corporate Finance at Bear Stearns & Co. and as an Audit Senior at Ernst & Young. Mr. Fandozzi received an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a B.S. from Drexel University.