Energy and Finance Advisor
CIO and CFO at AlphaStruxure
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Energy and Finance Advisor
Claudia earned a BA in international economics and diplomatic history from the University of Pennsylvania and her MPP from Harvard University in international finance and management.
Claudia is the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Financial Officer for AlphaStruxure. She leads the deal structuring, financial evaluation and recommendation of investments for this Energy-as-a-Service (EaaS) business created to develop, build, own, operate, and maintain a wide array of clean and renewable energy infrastructure for public and private sector applications. She manages all financial aspects of this new venture with projections to grow to over $1BN of assets under management in the next few years. She works directly with the CEO, Executive Team, and Board of Directors to help drive the long-term financial strength of the company.
Previously Claudia served as the CEO of the U.S. division of Dalkia, a member of the EDF Group headquartered in Paris, France. She directed U.S. business and operational activities for Dalkia, focusing on building-centered energy efficiency and clean energy generation, leading the development and approval of their U.S. acquisition strategy and spearheading the acquisition of their most profitable subsidiary. She managed the two U.S. subsidiaries generating nearly $100M in revenue with over 200 employees. Prior to joining Dalkia, Claudia created two new business units for a $5bn privately held real estate development and construction firm, the first focused on implementing public-private partnerships and the second focused on developing and investing in on-site, clean energy infrastructure for their clients. Claudia began her career at JP Morgan in M&A and corporate finance and transitioned to the corporate world as Treasurer of a satellite/cellular company for which she managed the IPO process and all investor relations and treasury activities. She was also Vice President of Corporate Finance at Marriott International where she was involved in multiple acquisitions, dispositions and spin-offs and new business ventures as well as debt financings and long-range business planning.
She has repeatedly served as a spokesperson presenting to clients, boards, and at industry forums on transaction structures, business strategy, and industry trends.
Claudia specializes in Deal Structuring, Structured Finance, Negotiations, Strategic Planning, M&A, Investments, Financial Management, Due Diligence, Real Estate Development, and IPO Structuring. She can work with organizations in various ways including helping them refine their strategy, hone their financial analysis and business plan and evaluate potential M&A strategy.
This advisor has placed no restrictions on the industries they can advise on.
Advice given by this advisor reflects purely their individual views and not the views of any organization they are or have been affiliated with.