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The value of Bloomberg New Energy Finance rests on the value of its team
We only employ people with the right combination of superior academic achievement, enthusiasm to question conventional thinking and commitment to deliver high-quality output for our clients.
On average every analyst has at least one postgraduate qualification and speaks two languages. Our team includes specialists in economics, finance, engineering, politics, science, mathematics and computer programming and come from a range of backgrounds in financial market analysis, power market modelling, consulting, policy-making and academia.
In return we offer the opportunity to lead the thinking in an important and fast-moving industry. Opportunity is limitless for those with the right ambition, creativity and motivation. We offer an excellent environment for your aspirations and experience, and the support and resources you need to keep learning. We recognise achievement and value commitment to providing a stellar service to our clients.
Michael Liebreich, Chief Executive
Michael Liebreich is Chief Executive of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the leading provider of research for decision-makers in the clean energy, water, carbon and power markets. Bloomberg New Energy Finance has close to 200 staff working out of 11 offices around the world. Michael founded the company in 2004 and acted as Chairman and Chief Executive until its acquisition by Bloomberg in 2009.
Michael is a member of the UN Secretary General’s High Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Energy for All, the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the New Energy Architecture and Accenture’s Global Energy Board. He is a former member of the advisory board of the Clinton Global Initiative’s Energy and Climate Change working group, and of the selection panel for the Zayed Future Energy Prize. Michael is a member of the selection panel for the World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers and chairman of the selection committee for the Bloomberg New Energy Pioneers. He is on the advisory panel for the INSEAD Energy Club and acts as visiting professor at London’s Imperial College Energy Futures Lab.
Prior to founding New Energy Finance, Michael was an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and media executive. In the 1990s he acted as Deputy Managing Director of Associated Press Television and Founding Director of Sports News Television, and then as UK Managing Director of Groupe Arnault’s technology investment activities. He also spent five years in the London office of McKinsey & Company. Michael is a three-time finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
Michael graduated in Engineering from the University of Cambridge, winning the Riccardo Prize for Thermodynamics. He earned his MBA from Harvard, where he was a Harkness Fellow and Baker Scholar. Michael was a member of the British Ski Team at the 1992 Albertville Olympic Games and is Chairman of St. Mark’s Hospital Foundation, a medical charity.
Jon Moore, Deputy Chief Executive
Jon has over 20 years’ experience of building professional service firms in the financial services industry, serving clients across the US, Europe and Asia. Prior to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Jon’s career started with a decade at J P Morgan, supporting their Commodities business and Accenture within their Financial Services practice, including two years helping build the Asian Financial Services practice. This was followed by a decade where Jon was co-founder then CEO of a business consulting firm, m.a.partners, which provided services to the global capital markets community. Jon has a B Eng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering from Nottingham University and has attended professional development classes at Harvard and NYU.
Angus McCrone, Chief Editor
Angus has 18 years’ experience as a financial writer at national newspaper level, writing extensively on subjects such as the markets, derivatives, economics and investment, as well as most business sectors, for The Sunday Times, the Evening Standard, Sunday Business, Sunday Telegraph and The Scotsman. He has also worked part-time for eight years as a senior economist for Centre for Economics and Business Research, and as founder and director of an FSA-authorised financial services company. He holds the Securities Institute’s Certificate in Investment Management.
Guy Turner, Director, Carbon Markets and Renewable Energy Certificates
Guy is Chief Economist and Director of Commodity Research in Bloomberg New Energy Finance. In this capacity he is responsible for global analysis and business performance across power, gas and carbon markets as well as economic forecasting for all markets and geographies. Guy is also manages the company’s global consulting business. Guy joined New Energy Finance in 2006 to set up New Carbon Finance – the business dedicated to forecasting the world’s carbon markets and now absorbed into Bloomberg New Energy Finance – and he was part of the management that sold the company to Bloomberg in 2009.
Guy has over 20 years experience as a consultant and business manager in the fields of energy economics and climate change. He has worked for several governments to help design policies and advise companies on strategic choices in the environmental and energy sector. Guy holds degrees in Economics and Engineering from the University of Birmingham (UK), an MSc in Environmental Policy from Manchester University and is a graduate of the London Business School Corporate Finance Programme. He is also founding participant and member of the Carbon Market Investors Association, a member of the Barclays Environmental Markets Index Committee and a guest lecturer at Cass Business School in London.
Michael Wilshire, Director, Renewable Energy, Energy Smart Technologies, Carbon Capture & Storage and Nuclear
Before joining Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Michael was a partner at McKinsey, where he consulted across a range of industries including energy, technology and telecoms. He worked with equipment providers and operators across Europe as well as in Asia and the US. Previously, Michael worked in the UK Department of Energy in the 1980s across a variety of energy policy areas, including one of the very earliest privatisations (Amersham International), as well as deregulation of the gas industry, renewable energy, nuclear policy and the financing and privatisation of the electricity industry. During that period he was also private secretary to both the Minister of State for Energy and the Permanent Secretary.
Ethan Zindler, Head of Policy Analysis
Ethan is Head of Policy Analysis at Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) with responsibility for managing and expanding coverage of key policy developments globally impacting renewables, biofuels, and energy efficiency. He is also specifically tasked with managing the company’s research efforts in the Americas.
From 2006 to May 2010, Ethan served as BNEF’s Head of North American Research. In that role, he set the firm’s research agenda for the US, Canada, and Mexico while overseeing a regional team of analysts, researchers, and news writers.
Based in Washington, Ethan’s particular area of expertise is US clean energy policy and he has written extensively on the Obama administration’s moves on key regulations as well as about legislation before Congress. Ethan serves as New Energy Finance’s main spokesperson in North America and has been quoted extensively in the media, including in the Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, Fortune, and elsewhere. He has spoken at numerous conferences including those organized by the United Nations, National Governors Association, Platts, and others. He has testified on clean energy issues before the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee as well as the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
Ethan previously served in the Clinton White House. He also spent two years as a reporter covering the controversy surrounding the proposed Cape Wind offshore wind farm.
Ethan holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from Georgetown University.