Peter Gutman, '90
Peter is a partner at Energea Global, a firm focused on investing in and managing distributed renewable energy generation assets in the developing markets. The primary technology focus is distributed solar, solar + storage and various fossil hybridization architectures. He has over 25 years of international experience across investment banking, operations and private equity.
Prior to Energea, Peter was a managing director at Gore Street Capital where he was responsible for their emerging markets renewable energy investment business and was also a founding member of the investment committee for Gore Street Capital’s Energy Storage Fund (the first publicly listed energy storage fund in the world). Before this, Peter served as a senior advisor to Standard Chartered Bank’s Principal Finance business holding several board roles. He was also global head of the energy, resources & infrastructure investment business and was responsible for defining the bank’s global strategy for renewable energy and environmental finance.
Earlier in his career, he was an MD at both iFormation Group (an investment firm founded by Goldman Sachs and General Atlantic Partners) and at Goldman Sachs working across the Communications, Media & Technology group and PIA. He also worked at Lehman Brothers, Booz Allen and Arthur Anderson & Co. Peter has an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MSc from the London School of Economics and an engineering degree from The University of Michigan.