Speakers

Brian O’Hanlon

Director of Business Development, Global Energy Group, OPIC

About

Brian O’Hanlon leads business development for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation’s Renewable and Clean Energy Group. He also serves on the Panel of Experts for the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility, a partnership between International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) to provide and facilitate finance for renewable energy projects in developing countries. Prior to his current position, Brian served as a Director in OPIC’s political risk insurance division. Brian joined OPIC after serving as the senior analyst for U.S. renewable energy companies and international markets at the U.S. Commerce Department. In 2010, Brian led the development of the U.S. Government Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export Initiative and the establishment of a private sector advisory committee to advise the Secretary of Commerce on issues affecting renewable energy companies. He has a Masters of International Affairs from American University and a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from Pacific Lutheran University.