James currently leads national business strategy, project M&A, and capital formation for Cloudbreak Energy. Additionally, he manages the firm’s partnerships with IPPs, asset owners, and engagement with utilities.
Prior to founding Cloudbreak, James was a Director of Project Finance at Wunder Capital. James led and launched Wunder’s Development Financing product while also structuring debt, developing market strategy, conducting project valuation, and directly financing transactions for the largest Commercial Solar Developers in the United States. He began his career trading Energy and Agricultural Derivatives at Goldman Sachs and Bunge before moving to investing in private markets and venture capital. James received his BA from Colorado College and his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.