Senior Finance Director
With over twenty-five years of experience in community development and energy-related commercial finance, Rob Sanders has deep expertise in designing, implementing and evaluating financing programs, financial products and related services in the areas of clean energy and sustainable community development. As senior finance director for Clean Energy Group, Mr. Sanders has written extensively about clean energy finance and resilient power, especially in connection with economically disadvantaged communities. Mr. Sanders was formerly the Managing Director of Energy Finance for The Reinvestment Fund, a leading innovator in the financing of neighborhood and economic revitalization. In this capacity, he served as Fund Manager for the Sustainable Development Fund, a $32 million fund created by the Pennsylvania PUC to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency, as well as TRF Fund Manager for the Pennsylvania Green Energy Loan Fund and the Philadelphia metropolitan area EnergyWorks Loan Fund. As lead for all energy investing, he made loans, leases, equity investments and performance-based grant incentives. Mr. Sanders holds an MCP from the University of California at Berkeley and a BA from Stanford University.