Chairman of the Advisory Board and Founder, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Summary

Michael Liebreich is the Founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the world’s leading provider of information on clean energy to investors, energy companies and governments, which he set up in 2004 and sold to Bloomberg in 2009. He is currently Chairman of the advisory board, with a team of around 200 journalists, researchers, analysts and sales staff around the world. He also serves on the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All and was formerly on the WEF’s Global Agenda Council for New Energy Architecture. He is a Visiting Professor at Imperial College London, and a member of the board of Transport for London. He has a master’s in Engineering from Cambridge University, an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business and was a member of the British ski team from 1986 to 1993 – competing in the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.