(NYSE:HASI). Structured as a Real Estate Investment Trust, or REIT, Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure makes debt and equity investments in sustainable infrastructure projects. Mr. Eckel’s experience spans 30 years and includes the creation and management of energy service companies, as well as project and corporate finance functions. He has held senior executive positions as CEO of EnergyWorks (Bechtel’s early foray into renewable energy), as CEO of Wärtsilä Power Development (a leading international IPP developer for much of the 90’s), and with Booz Allen in its energy practice. Mr. Eckel received a B.A. from Miami University and an M.P.A. from Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and currently studies at St. Johns College.
Mr. Eckel has testified on energy matters before U.S. Senate Subcommittees and the California Energy Commission and published papers on demand-side and supply-side energy topics with the Electric Power Research Institute and the Financial Analyst’s Journal. Mr. Eckel holds the Series 24, 79 and 63 securities licenses. Mr. Eckel has served on the Board of the Maryland Clean Energy Center, an instrumentality of the State of Maryland, since its inception in 2008 and is the current Chair. Additionally, Mr. Eckel is a member of the Johns Hopkins Environmental, Energy, Sustainability and Health Institute’s advisory council.