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Daniel Purzycki, P.E.

Director of Engineering

Director of Engineering and part of the renewables investment team at Franklin Park.

Formerly, Director of Control & Governors with Alstom Power (General Electric Renewables Energy). Prior to this he was President and Co-owner of North American Phoenix Energy. Dan has over 40 years of combined engineering, project and general management experience and holds a BSEE degree.

Henry Aszklar

Managing Director

Investment team at Franklin Park. Formerly CEO of Globeleq, the leading independent power producer in Africa with 1,300 MW of operating assets consisting of seven power plants in five countries with over 400 employees.

Prior to this, Henry held a variety of senior executive roles at major energy companies and investment organizations such as AES, Riverstone, and Econergy International. As a highly accomplished executive, he has over 35 years of experience in the global energy industry with broad-based experience in executive leadership, corporate governance, operations, investments, finance and strategic planning. Henry holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and M.S. in Finance and Technology Innovation from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Brett Prior

Vice President

Vice President and part of the renewables investment team at Franklin Park.

Formerly, he served as the Head of Investor Relations for both TerraForm Power and TerraForm Global, two publicly listed Yieldcos that own 3 GW of wind & solar plants across 11 countries. Prior to TerraForm, Brett was part of the Corporate Development team at SunEdison, acquiring solar plants. Prior to SunEdison, Brett worked in market research and consulting at Greenwich Media. Brett also spent six years as a buyside analyst at mutual fund managers in New York and Hawaii. Brett received an MBA from London Business School, and a BA from Yale University. He is also a CFA.

Raj Mehta

Vice President

Vice President and part of the renewables investment team at Franklin Park.

Formerly, Director of Corporate Development at SunEdison, where Raj led the execution of a number of M&A transactions across the solar and wind sectors. Prior to SunEdison, Raj worked as an investment banker at Credit Suisse and at BAML. Raj holds an MBA and a BA in Economics.

Kevin Lapidus

Chief Investment Officer

Chief Investment Officer of Franklin Park. Formerly, one of the early SunEdison employees, Kevin served as the SVP Corporate Development, SVP Business Development, SVP Regulatory Affairs and General Counsel.

Kevin led SunEdison’s global corporate and project mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships. Prior to SunEdison, Kevin was a corporate finance and M&A attorney. He holds a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School, cum laude, and a BA in Economics.

Ronald Iervolino

Partner

Retired Senior Managing Director and Partner of Guggenheim Partners, LLC where he was responsible for managing the Fixed Income Division.

Currently, Ron is an active investor in private equity ventures as well as commercial and residential real estate. He has over 30 years of trading, sales, structuring and investment banking experience. Prior to joining Guggenheim in 2005, Ron held senior positions at UBS, DLJ, Smith Barney, and First Albany. He holds a BA in Economics.

Pranav Bhuta

Vice President
Investment team at Franklin Park. Formerly part of the investment team at Guggenheim Partners in India.

Prior to this, Pranav was at Thomas Weisel Partners, Ernst & Young, Standard & Poor’s and AIG Private Equity. He has over 11 years industry experience and holds an MBA.

Ruchit Sutaria

Vice President

Investment team at Franklin Park. Formerly part of the investment team at Guggenheim Partners in India.

Prior to this, Ruchit was at Thomas Weisel Partners and Yieldquest Investment Group in the US. He has over 11 years of industry experience and holds a BBA.

Libby Havercroft

Managing Director

Investment team at Franklin Park. Formerly Director of Mergers and Acquisitions at Fairfax Investment Bank.

Prior to this, Libby was at Investec Bank and the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange. She has over 15 years industry experience and holds a BA and MBA.

Balraj Varma

Chief Operating Officer

Investment team at Franklin Park. Formerly President of America’s Energy Holding Company, developing hydropower plants in Latin America.

Prior to this, Balraj was Executive Vice President of India Hydropower Development Company and Vice President of Dodson-Lindbolm International. He has over 35 years industry experience and expertise in project development and engineering and holds a BE Hons.