Ryan Levinson 2022 speaker

Founder & CEO



Ryan Levinson founded SunFunder in 2012 when he was inspired by the prospects for a global solar energy transformation and the need for new financing solutions to make this possible. Mirova SunFunder, formed by the acquisition of SunFunder by Mirova in June 2022, has closed more than $175 million in debt financing to 58 solar borrowers in emerging markets, improving energy access for over 10 million people. Investments to date have been in the off-grid solar, mini-grid, productive use, C&I and telco ESCO sectors, in Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America. Prior to SunFunder, Ryan Levinson was VP of Environmental Finance at Wells Fargo and led $500 million of investments in more than 150 solar projects. Ryan Levinson holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Bristol and a bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


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