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Robert O. Gurman

Acting Chairman

Robert O. Gurman serves as Managing Consultant of Proenergy Consulting LLC. An experienced commercial and finance professional in the clean energy, vehicle electrification/clean mobility, renewable energy, and project and infrastructure finance space, Mr. Gurman has closed over $28 billion of transactions in his 30+ year career.

Mr. Gurman’s areas of expertise also includes solar, storage and microgrids, energy efficiency for real estate, conventional electric generation, and the emerging U.S. offshore wind sector. Mr. Gurman is co-developer of a 100 megawatt solar facility in Pennsylvania. Mr. Gurman also is a co-founder and serves on the Investment Committee of Newmarket Capital-International Infrastructure Finance Company Funds.

Mr. Gurman is the Transportation Electrification Advisor for the Build Edison consulting firm and teaches project and infrastructure finance for Standard & Poor’s Global Market Intelligence. Mr. Gurman has also taught and lectured at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Columbia University Business School, and New York University.

On behalf of NY Green Bank (NYGB), Mr. Gurman developed an extensive marketing program covering electric vehicles (EV) from original equipment manufacturers, charging infrastructure developers, fleet operators, technology suppliers, and capital and financing sources. Mr. Gurman also worked on developing NYGB’s financing structures and co-wrote its EV industry presentation. On behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO), Mr. Gurman advises on business models pursued in transportation electrification and the financial products that could support these through LPO programs.

Mr. Gurman also serves as a commercial consultant to the New York State Energy Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) in its Clean Transportation Roadmap initiative. Within the growing New York’s electrification market, the interface includes all commercial participants. It covers the range of government instrumentalities, including constant dialogue with NYSERDA’s Clean Transportation Team and numerous other state and regional agencies.

Mr. Gurman began his finance career at Swiss Bank Corporation, NY (now UBS Group). Fourteen years later, he left to become president of Kamine International Power Corp., an independent international power developer. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Union College and his Master of Arts in International Energy Policy and Economics from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies.

  • Appointed By: Former Governor Cuomo
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