Monday, August 31, 2009

The Triple Bottom LIne of Eco-Innovation Speaker Profile: Anup Jacob, Virgin Green Fund


Anup Jacob
Founding Partner
Virgin Green Fund

Anup Jacob is a Partner of Virgin Green Fund and a member of its Investment Committee. Prior to founding VGF with his partners Shai Weiss and Evan Lovell, Anup was an investment professional with TPG and a partner in TPG’s Aqua Fund, which focused on growth capital investments in the water and renewable energy sectors.

Anup serves on the Board of Solyndra, a solar company based in California. He previously served on the board of Jain Irrigation Systems. He has also served as a CFO of various portfolio companies and has chaired several audit and strategic committees.

Anup started his career at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in New York and India in the Global Power and Merchant Banking groups.

Anup is involved in several children’s charities and environmental charities in India and the US and is a national judge for the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year for Energy and Mining Awards. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago.

Anup's bio courtesy of Virgin Green Fund

Don’t miss Anup’s session The Green Economy: An Investor's Perspective at Eco-Innovation this October 19 – 21 at La Jolla, CA!

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