Chief Executive, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Michael Liebreich is chief executive of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, having founded the company in 2004. Michael serves as a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Energy and is on the Selection Committee for the Zayed Future Energy Prize.
Prior to founding New Energy Finance, Michael was an entrepreneur, venture capitalist (with Groupe Arnault), and executive, helping to build 20+ successful companies. In the 1990s he acted as deputy managing director of Associated Press Television, founding director of Sports News Television, and non-executive director of Interactive Investor. He also spent five years in the London office of McKinsey & Company.
He is a two-time finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Michael has an M.A. in engineering from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from Harvard, where he was a Harkness Fellow and Baker Scholar. He was a member of the British Ski Team at the 1992 Albertville Olympic Games and is chairman of St Marks Hospital Foundation, a medical charity.
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Last Updated: Nov 29, 2011