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Mike Eckhart

Managing Director and Global Head of Environmental Finance

Citigroup, Inc.

Mike is the Managing Director at Citigroup in New York. Beforehand, he was founding President of ACORE; developed financing for solar energy under the SolarBank Initiative; was Chairman&CEO of United Power Systems, Inc.; Vice-President of Areté Ventures, Inc.; a strategic planner of General Electric Company’s power systems sector; and a Principal with Booz, Allen & Hamilton. He has received numerous awards, including Renewable Energy Man of the Year of India in 1998, the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship in 2008, the Good Deal for All Award in 2009, the ISES Hermann Scheer Global Leadership Award in 2013, and Biofuels Financier of the Year in 2014.  He received a degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, and served in the US Navy Submarine Service.