Rob Wallace

Operating Partner

Rob Wallace brings decades of invaluable experience building bipartisan support for critical legislative issues impacting the energy and natural resource sectors in the United States. Throughout his career, Mr. Wallace has bridged private, public, and nonprofit sectors to create powerful partnerships that drive strategic and financial outcomes. Most recently, Mr. Wallace was confirmed unanimously by the US Senate to the position of Assistant Secretary of Interior for Fish, Wildlife and Parks, overseeing the personnel and programs of the National Park Service and the US Fish & Wildlife Service including the Endangered Species Act. Previously, he served for almost a decade as Manager, US Government Relations for GE Energy and in various roles in legislative and political operations in Wyoming and Washington DC. Wallace began his career as the National Park Service’s Assistant Director for Government Affair. During his career, Mr. Wallace has remained engaged in conservation and environmental affairs in his home state of Wyoming, including as a Director of the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources and as a Director at i2 Capital and the Upper Green River Conservancy. He holds a BS in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas, Austin

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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 supporting multi-use land conservation and clean energy development that maximizes natural resource values on large scale agricultural and ecologically sensitive lands.