Laura Fidao is a Senior Manager on the Clean Energy Finance team at the Connecticut Green Bank. Laura manages a wide-ranging portfolio of capital-raising and deployment initiatives, including for small business energy efficiency programs, commercial-scale solar PV projects, renewable thermal technologies, and electric vehicles. Prior to joining the Green Bank she worked at The Carbon Trust in the UK where she focused on offshore renewable energy technology innovation along with general renewables and energy efficiency consulting. She also has a background in finance having worked at hedge funds in both the US and UK. She earned a Masters in Science in Carbon Management from the University of Edinburgh and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and French from Washington University in St Louis.