Garcia returns to head award-winning ratepayer fund
Rocky Hill, Conn., May 26, 2011 – Connecticut Innovations (CI), the state’s quasi-public authority responsible for technology investing and innovation development and administrator of the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CCEF), today announced that it ha appointed Bryan Garcia president of CCEF, effective May 31, 2011, an appointment recommended to CI’s Finance Committee by the CCEF Board. Garcia, who was a member of CCEF’s staff for six and half years from 2000 to 2007, returns to CCEF after serving for four years as program director of the Yale Center for Business and the Environment.
“Bryan is passionate about clean energy and the environment and brings a keen understanding of industry trends, gaps and opportunities to this post,” said CCEF Chair Norma Glover. “His strategic approach will be invaluable in propelling CCEF to the next level, and we are delighted that he is returning to lead the fund’s extraordinary team.”
At Yale, Garcia directed the Center for Business and the Environment, a joint initiative of the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and School of Management. The Center is a focal point for research, education, and outreach to advance business solutions to global environmental problems.
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