Rob Wallace

Chief Government Affairs Officer

Rob Wallace works at the intersection of business, finance and policy with a focus on global energy policy and conservation banking. From 1995 through 2011 he led US government relations for GE Energy – a global provider of advanced energy platforms that included combined cycle gas turbines, wind, clean coal, nuclear, solar, oil & gas, water, and digital controls. Operating at the time in over 145 countries, with 90,000 employees and annual revenues of $38 billion, GE equipment generated approximately 30% of the world’s electricity. Mr. Wallace oversaw GE’s energy policy work with the US Congress, the White House, the US Department’s of Energy and Interior, and various other federal and state agencies. He also co-chaired GE Energy’s Government Relations Operating Council that coordinated the company’s energy policy advocacy throughout the world. Prior to joining GE he was the Republican Staff Director of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The committee’s jurisdiction included National Energy Policy, the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park System, the US Forest Service, DOE National Energy Laboratories, global climate change, and US territorial policy. He also held positions as Chief of Staff to Wyoming Governor Jim Geringer, Chief of Staff to Wyoming US Senator Malcolm Wallop, and Assistant Director of the National Park Service. Mr. Wallace earned a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and is originally from Evanston, WY.

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New ecosystem-wide mitigation and conservation banks are enabling large scale preservation and restoration of habitats and species. This innovative approach to private sector conservation aligns environmental, energy and impact investment interests to drive social and financial outcomes. i2 Capital is the principal sponsor of The Upper Green River Conservancy™, the nation’s first Co-Op Conservation Bank™, based in Wyoming.

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Innovative pay for success models are enabling new scaled conservation initiatives. i2 Capital is sponsoring the Revolving Water Fund to implement upstream farm-based clean water interventions that benefit municipal water users across the Brandywine Christina watershed in northern Delaware and Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Advances in education platforms, delivery methods and measurement methodologies have the potential to dramatically improve student outcomes. i2 Capital is sponsoring a finance vehicle to accelerate the most promising outcome-focused solutions and enhance the education innovation ecosystem.

Renewable energy development is one of the most compelling and urgent social impact initiatives in the world today. i2 Capital is sponsoring Citron Solar, a multi-use land conservation and clean energy development company that maximizes natural resource values on large scale agricultural and ecologically sensitive lands.