• Tony Lent
    Tony Lent Chairman, Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Lent is a seasoned investor in the clean energy and resource efficiency industries with 23 years of experience in advisory and senior principal investing roles. Tony is founder of founder/CEO of Swift Current Energy.  Prior to forming Swift Current, he was a Senior Managing Director at Wolfensohn Fund Management from 2010-2014; an emerging markets PE fund in financial services, clean energy and retail operating in India, Brazil, Eastern Europe.   Prior to Wolfensohn, he was Co-founder and Managing Director of US Renewables Group, a $750M private equity platform focused on renewables and low carbon energy sources in North America including fuels and chemicals.  At USRG Mr. Lent catalyzed the formation of the investment team and led renewables development and technology commercialization investments.  Tony has an MBA in technology management from the Haas School of Business, at UC Berkeley and a BS in Biology from Tufts University focused in molecular biology.

  • Eric D. Lammers
    Eric D. Lammers Partner, Chief Investment Officer
    Mr. Lammers is an experienced investor and company builder in energy infrastructure industries with 23 years of experience in the space, including 14 years of senior private equity investing. He is a founder of Swift Current Energy. Eric was a Principal and Managing Director at ArcLight Capital Partners with focus on power generation, renewable energy, electric transmission and midstream infrastructure. His investments included Terra-Gen Power, Leeward Renewable Energy, Enable Midstream, MYR Corporation, and Path 15 Transmission Expansion. Eric was also a Principal at McManus & Miles, a boutique investment banking firm specializing in energy and infrastructure where he led M&A and structured financing transactions, including tax oriented renewable energy financings. Eric has an MBA with a finance concentration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania; a BS in Finance and International Business from GeorgetownUniversity; and a General Course certificate from the London School of Economics University.
  • Jason Segal
    Jason Segal Partner, Investor Relations
    Mr. Segal has represented asset managers, corporations, project developers, institutional investors and DFIs/governments on dozens of buy and sell-side investment banking transactions. In 2008 Jason founded and managed the Americas practice for Sustainable Development Capital LLP, an environmentally-focused specialist financial advisory and investment firm. Prior to joining SDCL, Jason was a Managing Director at Citigroup, where he worked with a broad range of investors on financing, portfolio management, product strategy and business development. Previously, Jason managed the Portfolio and Electronic Trading businesses for Nikko Citigroup’s Equities Division in Tokyo. Before joining Citigroup, he was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Goldman Sachs Asset Management in the firm’s Quantitative Equities team in New York. Jason holds an MBA from the Wharton School and a BA in Economics from Wesleyan University. He is a CFA Charterholder and is proficient in Spanish and Japanese.
  • Matt Birchby
    Matt Birchby Principal, Director of  Commercial Relations
    Mr. Birchby is a seasoned wind development and investment professional with nearly 10 years of experience across the renewable energy value chain in acquisitions, development, offtake origination and structuring, project finance, and asset management. Prior to joining Swift Current, Matt was the Director of Origination at Altenex, where he led their commercial team representing corporate entities procuring energy via power purchase agreements. Previously, Matt was a member of Westerly Wind and D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments, where he was primarily responsible for activities that ranged from late stage development commercial activities to acquisitions and dispositions of both wind and PV solar assets. It was at Westerly Wind where Matt first worked with Peter Mara and Tony Lent. Matt began his career in renewable energy at First Wind, and in various roles grew from an energy market analyst to being responsible for all items associated with optimizing the performance of seven operating wind farms in the northeastern United States. Matt has an undergraduate degree from Colby College, with a B.A in Economics.
  • Peter Mara
    Peter Mara Principal, Director of Finance & Origination
    Mr. Mara has over 13 years of experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining Swift Current, Peter was Vice President of Finance of Westerly Wind, LLC from its inception in 2010. Westerly Wind provided development capital for wind energy projects, which included developing and selling over 800MW of projects. Prior to forming Westerly Wind, LLC, Peter worked at US Renewables Group, LLC (USRG), the lead investor in Westerly, which is a private equity fund manager. At USRG, Peter worked on a numerous investments and supported building platforms in the renewable power generation, biofuels, and supporting clean technology infrastructure sectors. Before USRG, Peter was an Associate in the Project Finance and Infrastructure Group at John Hancock and Manulife, where he participated in numerous project debt financings, infrastructure and power generation private equity investments, and utility bond financings. Peter graduated from Northeastern University, summa cum laude, with a degree in Business Administration.
  • Will Havemeyer
    Will Havemeyer Corporate Counsel
    Mr. Havemeyer has been at the center of some of the most innovative energy generation efforts of the last decade. Prior to joining Swift Current in October 2016, he was an early member of the senior team at IMG Midstream, an IPP that has developed and operates of a fleet of distributed-level natural gas powered energy facilities in the PJM service area. At IMG, Will drove major commercial initiatives, sourced debt financing and guided efforts building out a robust development pipeline. Previously, while at Terra-Gen Power, Will served as financing and development counsel on the build-out and disposition of multiple utility-scale wind energy facilities. At First Wind, Will served as counsel on more than 2GW of wind, solar and natural gas project development, financing, acquisition and disposition efforts from Maine to Hawaii. Before working in the energy arena, Will advised on large real estate development projects and financing transactions at Goodwin Procter. Will received his A.B. in Government & Legal Studies from Bowdoin College and his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.
  • William R. Kelsey
    William R. Kelsey Principal, Development & Construction
    William is responsible for leading the development and construction of Swift Current Energy projects from acquisition through to commercial operation. William has over 20 years of experience in the power development business. He has broad experience developing successful power projects both domestically and abroad using renewable and traditional power generation technologies. Before joining Swift Current, William was a Director ofProject Management at Zilkha Renewable Energy, now EDP Renewables, where he managed the development and construction of US based wind projects. Previously, William held key positions at InterGen North America, Hart Energy International and Coastal Power Company. William has an undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University, with Bachelor of Science, Construction Science.
  • Jim Marett
    Jim Marett Senior Associate

    Jim has spent his 13 year career driving topline growth for startups and established companies across the power generation, construction and financial services industries.  Most recently, Jim was Director of Corporate Development for Ogin Energy, where he was responsible for divestment of Ogin’s 80MW pipeline of California repower assets, and contributed to 66MW worth of further transactions.  In addition to driving project M&A activity, Jim also contributed to development activities across the portfolio, including procurement of 66MW worth of Power Purchase Agreements, negotiating land deals and securing permits.  Prior to Ogin, Jim worked for Next Step Living, a residential contractor focused on energy efficiency, where he started a division from scratch and grew it to over $10 million annualized sales and 20 employees within a year.  Previously, Jim worked for Fidelity Investments’ Strategy and New Business Development team.  Jim holds a BA in History Cum Laude from Harvard University, and an MBA in General Management from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

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