BOARD OF ADVISORS

David Rogers

Developer of low-carbon projects. Stanford Lecturer. Project Finance specialist. Former leading partner in Latham & Watkins LLP


Dave has decades of deep experience leading a wide range of project development and financing matters. He is working a number of low-carbon projects, including with partners the world’s first carbon capture retrofit project of a combined cycle natural gas power plant which is backed by institutional funding.

He is teaching a Winter 2021 graduate course at Stanford -- Environment and Resources 260: “Implementing and Financing a Decarbonized Economy.” In five prior years, he has taught a full-term course on “Clean Energy Project Development and Finance” at Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Law School. He also teaches an annual compressed course at Oxford’s Said Business School on International Infrastructure Development and Finance.

Previously, Dave practiced law for 30 years with Latham & Watkins LLP where he was one of the firm’s leading partners. For many years, Dave served as global chair of the firm’s top-ranked project finance practice. He also served as global chair of its finance practice (project finance, leveraged finance, banking, real estate, municipal finance and structured finance). He served on the firm’s five-person executive committee which has full authority to manage the firm, having been elected by the firm’s partners for the maximum terms allowed. Dave advised lenders, private equity firms, developers, utilities and others in financings, acquisitions and project development matters. He had lead roles in early renewables projects including developing the first utility-owned wind energy project in the U.S.

Dave earned a BA in Economics with honors and distinction from Stanford in 1980 and a JD from Stanford Law School in 1983.

Charles Bai

President of Jinko Power International since 2015

Rebecca Collyer

Director International Forum for Energy at European Climate Foundation

Angelina Galiteva

Vice Chairwoman of the California ISO

Connie Hedegaard

Chair of the Board of KR Foundation. Former European Commissioner for Climate Action

Rachel Kyte

Former CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All and Co-Chair of UN-Energy

Daniel Magallón

CEO of the Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE)

Felix Zhang

Group Executive Director of Envision Energy