Peter George

Director, Investment

Clean Cooking Alliance, United Nations Foundation, All Africa

Biography

Peter George leads private sector engagement at the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves as its Director for Enterprise Development and Investment. An investment professional specialized in the energy sector, he has held a number of positions investing in and advising energy businesses, ranging from publicly-held oil and gas companies and renewable energy developers in the United States, to SMEs providing off-grid energy solutions in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Prior to joining the Alliance, Peter created and led a business advisory team at Energy4Impact (E4I) (formerly GVEP International), a donor-funded strategy consultant and investment advisor focused on distributed energy access services including mini-grids, PAYG solar systems, and clean cooking solutions. He also led the development of Prometheus, an East African energy access-focused impact fund in partnership with a Swiss fund manager.

Prior to E4I, Peter was an investment professional at ArcLight Capital Partners, a $10B Boston-based energy private equity firm. He supported transactions spanning upstream and midstream oil and gas, conventional power generation, and utility-scale renewables. He began his career in investment banking at Merrill Lynch in the Houston-based Global Energy & Power Group. He earned his Bachelors of Business Administration with a finance specialization from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.

Peter is based in Amsterdam, is an active investor and board member of several start-ups, and a dual-national of the United States and United Kingdom.

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