Guest Speaker: Laura Bruce Klein

Managing Director for Distributed Generation Project Finance, SunEdison

Laura Bruce Klein is managing director for distributed generation project finance at SunEdison, where her team is responsible for financing the company’s pipeline of commercial-scale solar projects in the United States. She has been a part of the project finance group since May 2010, originating, structuring, negotiating and closing tax equity and debt transactions for a range of solar projects. Before SunEdison, Ms. Klein worked at the World Bank’s carbon credit funds, developing climate-friendly infrastructure projects around the globe. She has also held short-term consulting engagements with Duke Energy, PG&E and Good Energies, and served in policy development roles at the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pew Environment Group. Ms. Klein received a MBA and M.S. in environmental policy from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University.