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Martin Aares

Managing Director Closed Loop Partners

Martin is a Managing Director with Closed Loop Partners and is a veteran sustainability investor with a strong track record in private equity, venture capital and project finance. He has co-founded two investment funds and held leadership positions in several growth companies. He spent nine years at Novus Energy Partners, a clean energy growth equity firm he co-founded in 2007, where he was responsible for investments in solar and energy efficiency sectors, which yielded some of the firm’s most successful exits. Martin was also a co-founder and partner of Traverse Venture Partners, a VC firm investing at the intersection of sustainability technologies and the built environment.

Previously, Martin was a senior vice president in GE’s renewable energy investment group, GE Energy Financial Services, where he led project finance investments in the solar, wind and biomass sectors. Earlier in his career, he was an investment banker with Goldman Sachs and a vice president with Stern Stewart, a management consulting firm. Martin holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and BS from University of Virginia.

 

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Wed February 27
09:45 am - 11:00 am
Opportunity Spotlight: The Circular Economy
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