Bloomberg New Energy Finance is a research organization that helps energy professionals generate opportunities.
Leveraging the most sophisticated new energy data sets in the world, Bloomberg New Energy Finance synthesizes proprietary data into clear narratives that frame the financial, economic and policy implications of emerging energy technologies.
Our clients include corporate strategy and business development professionals, finance professionals (traders, analysts, portfolio managers), as well as policy makers and regulators. We work with the largest corporations across utilities and generation, oil & gas, equipment manufacturers, banking and finance, and government.
Our team of experts, spread across six continents, provides independent analysis and insight by looking at specific sectors in depth, as well as cross-sector and cross-geography trends and implications. BNEF helps you navigate an evolving energy economy.
Who we are
Bloomberg New Energy Finance has been a pioneer in the clean energy community since 2004. Now fully integrated with the Bloomberg Professional service, our research and analysis continues to help clients navigate the energy transition.
Jon Moore joined Bloomberg New Energy Finance in 2008 as Head of BNEF. Prior to BNEF, Jon had more than 20 years of experience building professional service firms in the financial services industry, serving clients across the US, Europe and Asia. Jon’s career started with a decade at J. P. Morgan, supporting their Commodities business and Accenture within their Financial Services practice. This was followed by a decade where he was CEO of a business consulting firm, m.a.partners, providing services to the global capital markets community.
Michael Liebreich is Chairman of the Advisory Board and Founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Michael founded the company as New Energy Finance in 2004 and acted as Chairman and Chief Executive until its acquisition by Bloomberg in 2009. He serves on the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All. He is a former member of a number of boards and groups, such as the advisory board of the Clinton Global Initiative’s Energy and Climate Change working group and the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council for the New Energy Architecture.
Carmen Becerril is a member of the Advisory Board for Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Carmen completed her law degree at the University Autónoma of Madrid and holds a MBA in Senior Management from IESE Business School. From 1986 she worked in economic areas of the Spanish government, where her final roles included General Director of the Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving (IDAE) and General Director for Energy and Mining Policy at the Finance Ministry. In June 2014 she was appointed member of the Board of Directors at ACCIONA, S.A, and has also served on the boards of REE, CLH and ENRESA.
Peter Littlewood is a member of the Advisory Board for Bloomberg New Energy Finance and the former Group Director – Operations for the CLP Group. He was responsible for developing power projects in the Asia Pacific region over a 40-year career in the power industry that has seen the start of a transition from fossil fuels to renewable technology. He developed projects using conventional, nuclear, hydro, wind, solar and biomass technologies during the period when CLP became the largest international investor in the Asia Pacific power market and the largest external investor in the China power market.
Jim Rogers is a member of the Advisory Board for Bloomberg New Energy Finance and the former chairman of the board for Duke Energy. Prior to being elected chairman in January 2007, he also served as Duke Energy’s president and CEO from April 2006 until his retirement on July 1, 2013. Rogers served as a CEO in the utility industry for 25 years. Over that period, he delivered an average total shareholder return of more than 12 percent per year by focusing on sustainable growth and executing a series of well-timed mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
Nobuo Tanaka is a member of the Advisory Board for Bloomberg New Energy Finance and the Global Associate for Energy Security and Sustainability at the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan. He is a former Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) from 2007 to August 2011. He is also Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo, as of April 1, 2013. He has a long career especially in trade negotiation at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
The Future of Energy Summit is the premier invitation-only forum at the nexus of energy markets, industry, finance and policy. Since its inception in 2008, the Summit series has featured a unique convergence of the old and the new – traditional players and advanced energy leaders. It continues to create an environment for making new connections, and serves as a forum to discuss the critical energy issues of today and the next decade.
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Who thrives here
You’re one part idealism, two parts pragmatism and see opportunity in diversifying the energy economy. You specifically want to bring economically viable analysis and solutions to the table. You are exceptionally passionate about your work, but embrace the ideas and perspectives of others. And you are highly confident in your own ideas, without taking them or yourself too seriously. If this combination of unique perspective, passion and personality sounds like you, then you may belong at BNEF.