Bill is a Co-founder and Managing Partner of Braemar Energy Ventures. Since Braemar began investing in 2003, Bill has led or co-led investments across multiple segments and stages, including EnerNOC “ENOC”, Enerkem, Renew Financial, General Fusion, Utility, Carbon Free Chemicals, Sirrus, LusBio, TerraVia, Verenium “VRNM”, Ioxus, Katech, Flywheel, Proterro, OPX BIO and BrightVolt. He was formerly the Chairman of the Board of Ioxus and BrightVolt.
Bill serves on the Advisory Committee of the New York City Accelerator for a Clean and Renewable Economy (NYC ACRE) and Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) which operates out of Argonne National Laboratories to accelerate emerging energy technologies from lab to market. He has a BA in Physics and an MS in Applied Energy Science from New York University.
Mr. William ("Bill") Lese
Managing Partner, Braemar Energy Ventures