ACEF Speaker 2019

Andrew Jeffries

Director, Energy Division, SERD,
Asian Development Bank

Prior to joining ADB in 2007, Mr. Jeffries was a Senior Vice President in the New York office of Fortis Capital’s Global Energy & Utilities Group. He joined Fortis from the Global Energy Division within GE Capital's Structured Finance Group, where he led the investment underwriting of equity investments and financings in the U.S. and internationally. Prior to GE, Mr. Jeffries worked at Caithness Energy, a project developer of geothermal, other renewable, and gas-fired independent power projects in the U.S. and Asia. He holds a Master’s degree from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University, U.S.A.


  • Session 4.4: Crossing the “Valley of Death”: Impact and Venture Capital Investments in Early-stage Clean Energy Firms