S2G Clean Energy Fund Managing Directors, Frank O’Sullivan and Stephan Feilhauer, sit down with Sanjeev Krishnan to discuss the obstacles and opportunities in the clean energy investment space. Frank and Stephan discuss the unique nature of the energy sector and their approach to energy investing as co-managers of the new S2G Clean Energy Fund. It will take bridging silos between sectors and capital structures, adopting a systems approach, and working at the seams of the energy world to propel the energy transition forward and enable it to permeate into the broader economy.
Stephan Feilhauer is a Managing Director leading the direct investment strategy in clean energy at S2G Ventures. Stephan leads investing efforts into growth stage companies at the intersection of technology with infrastructure, industrials and clean energy, as well as development platforms focused on energy transition. He has 15 years of experience as an investor in the US, Europe and Asia.
Francis (Frank) O’Sullivan is Managing Director for S2G Ventures where he oversees the fund’s Clean Energy investments. Frank has previously served as a member of the U.S. National Academies’ Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability. He is a Senior Associate with the Energy and National Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and he is a Distinguished Associate with the Energy Futures Initiative. He has also served as a member of the U.S. Secretary of Energy’s working group on methane emissions, and as a Senior Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Energy for the 2016 Quadrennial Energy Review.