Sheldon Kimber is chief operating officer of Recurrent Energy, leading all project development, engineering, procurement, construction, operations and origination activities. In this role, Sheldon has overseen the growth of the company from a small-scale rooftop developer to a leading utility-scale developer with a pipeline of more than 2GW and project funding toping $4 billion. Sheldon joined Recurrent Energy shortly after its founding, and in his previous role of vice president of finance, he was instrumental in developing and negotiating the company’s first projects, fundraising and joint venture agreements.
Prior to joining Recurrent Energy, Sheldon worked for five years at Calpine on gas-fired power projects and power purchase agreements with utilities and large energy customers. His past experience also includes investment banking at Goldman Sachs, covering industrial and natural resources and strategy consulting at Accenture, specializing in power price forecasting and asset valuation.
Sheldon teaches a course on project finance in the MBA program at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and is a co-founder and advisory board member of the Berkeley Energy Research Collaborative (BERC). BERC is a multidisciplinary network of UC Berkeley students, alumni, faculty, industry professionals and advisors who seek to turn leading global research into world changing solutions by tackling tough and timely energy and environmental challenges.
In 2013, Sheldon was named Platts Global Energy Awards Rising Star of the Year and was listed as one of the San Francisco Business Times 40 Under 40. Sheldon also sits on the board of Habitat for Humanity of greater San Francisco. He holds an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and a BA in Economics from Kenyon College.
Thursday, September 26
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM