Susan Nickey

Susan Nickey

Managing Director, Hannon Armstrong

Susan Nickey is a managing director at Hannon Armstrong (NYSE:HASI), a leading investor in climate change solutions.

Previously, she founded and served as chief executive officer of Threshold Power. Prior to Threshold, Ms. Nickey was the chief financial officer of ACCIONA Energy North America from 2007-2010 and was a managing director of investment banking in the project finance group of Mesirow Financial before that.

She currently serves as treasurer on the board of directors for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), and also serves on the board of directors of the American Council of Renewable Energy (ACORE) and its executive committee. Ms. Nickey is a frequent speaker at renewable energy events, particularly on topics related to capital markets and financing trends for clean energy, including wind, solar and storage. Ms. Nickey holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Science in foreign service from Georgetown University.



Sessions with this Speaker

Showcase: A Decade of Decarbonization – Emerging Technologies and Capital Structures

  • Climate Crisis
  • Mobilizing Capital
“Cleantech” is a broad term, spanning agriculture, mobility, energy, heavy industry, and carbon capture. Low-emissions technologies in these areas must scale to achieve climate change curtailment and adaptation, and are critical to continued economic, ecological, and human health across the globe. Speakers featured in this showcase will share their outlooks for the coming decade. Learn from their fearless predictions for our collective future and best bet pathways towards a stable climate.

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Logan Ashcraft Investment Professional, Ventures, Centrica
Avra Durack Director, Incubation, National Grid Partners
Susan Nickey Managing Director, Hannon Armstrong
Nicholas Parker Chairman, Parker Venture Management Inc.
Michael Pastula Senior Manager, Engineering, FuelCell Energy