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Jaime Carlson

Head of Commercialization & Market Risk at SB Energy
MBA 2009
Master of Environmental Management 2009
Jaime Carlson

Jaime Carlson is head of Commercialization & Risk at SB Energy, a climate infratech platform backed by Softbank and Ares Capital to invest in and develop high capacity solar and storage across the US. Prior to SB Energy, Jaime was an executive at Cypress Creek Renewables and Global Director of Finance at SunEdison’s TerraForm Group. Jaime led M&A in the Americas for Rentech, Inc., a Blackstone-backed natural resource company. Jaime served in President Obama’s first term as an advisor for finance and operations to former Secretary of Energy Steven Chu. During her three years, Jaime directly oversaw the deployment of over $35B in Recovery Act funds and helped set up the Department of Energy’s Loan Program. Bloomberg New Energy Finance named her one of the country’s thought-leaders in Alternative Energy.

Jaime received an MBA and MEM from Yale University and a BS from Tufts University. She is a board member at Yale School of Environment and Friends of the Los Angeles River, as well as a Aspen Institute scholar, advisor to UCLA’s Institute for Environment and Sustainability, and Truman National Security Project fellow.