Please join co-hosts ACORE’s International Programs, the Global America Business Institute (GABI), and the Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) for a lunch discussion and presentation on the global wind industry by Diana Jensen, Director of Renewable Energy Finance at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and Richard Reisig, Communications Executive at Siemens Corporation.
The event will take place at GABI: 1001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 435, Washington, DC 20036
Diana Jensen is Director of Renewable Energy Finance at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). Prior to recently returning to OPIC, Ms. Jensen spent 2+ years as VP of Finance and US Operations with Azure Power, an Indian-based company developing and operating solar power plants in India. During her previous tenure at OPIC, she spent 16 years structuring emerging market project finance transactions in numerous sectors and countries, including financing renewable energy and socially-responsible investments. Prior to OPIC, Diana worked with the US Government as an economic analyst focusing on Asia, and as a Consultant assessing development investment opportunities in the Czech Republic. Ms. Jensen holds an MBA from Georgetown University.
Richard Reisig is Vice President of Government Affairs at Siemens Corporation. He is responsible for Siemens' energy and environmental portfolios, a position he assumed in August of 2009. Prior to his current position, Mr. Reisig was General Manager of Government Affairs for General Electric, working in both the energy and transportation businesses. Prior to 2004, he served as Legislative Assistant to Senator John Warner of Virginia. In addition, he served as a consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Mr. Reisig holds a BA from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from George Washington University. He received his Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from General Electric.