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Dustin Klein


Associate and part of the investment team at Franklin Park. Formerly, Dustin was a financial analyst at DCO Energy, an independent energy development company, where he focused primarily in FP&A and project finance. Prior to DCO Energy, Dustin held roles at Kindle Energy and NRG Energy. Dustin holds a BA in Economics and Environmental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently a CFA candidate.

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.

Barrett Gold

Vice President

Vice President and part of the investment team at Franklin Park. Formerly, he was the first expatriate employee and led investments for Virunga Power, a sub-Saharan renewable energy-based mini-grid development company, where he successfully closed on over $10M of development and Series A corporate capital.

Prior to Virunga, Barrett was an investment banker at J.P. Morgan in the technology coverage group. Barrett holds a BBA of Finance from the University of Georgia, cum laude.

Brett Prior


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 Greentech 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 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 from Washington University in St. Louis

Kevin is a board member of Plus Power, a leading battery storage development company.

Manan Parikh

Asset Manager

Formerly, Manan was part of the asset management group at Pattern Energy where he supported a 2 GW portfolio of operational and pipeline wind and solar projects. Prior to Pattern, Manan was an analyst for Wood Mackenzie and Greentech Media, focusing on international power and renewables market research and consulting.

Manan has also worked as a research contractor for the state of California’s rural EV infrastructure deployment initiative, and with the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) on their biomass advocacy platform. Manan received a BS from The University of Texas at Austin and was a part of the Clean Energy Leadership Institute’s (CELI) Summer 2013 fellowship cohort.

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.

Krishan Rattan

Senior Advisor

Investment team at Franklin Park. Formerly Global Head of the Alternative Capital Solutions Group at Societe Generale in London and founder of Deep Blue Advisors, an AI driven company focused on deriving trading insights from alternative data sets.

Prior to this, Krishan held leadership roles within the emerging markets groups at Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse. He has over 17 years industry experience and specific expertise in alternative financial structuring and holds a MFE from UC Berkeley.

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.