Kevin Walsh leads GE Energy Financial Services’ Renewable Energy group, which holds a portfolio of equity and debt investments in more than 200 projects with the capacity to generate more than 14 gigawatts of power, primarily from the wind and sun. Renewable energy has been a strategic growth initiative at the GE unit since 2004. Cumulatively, GE Energy Financial Services has made investment commitments in renewable energy projects exceeding $12 billion.
Mr. Walsh is a member of the Policy Committee of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), has served on the Board of Directors of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), is a member of the Leadership Council of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), and is a frequent speaker at energy conferences on energy project investing.
Previously, Mr. Walsh was responsible for the management of GE Energy Financial Services' global portfolio of energy investments, as well as related portfolio sales and reinvestment. Since joining the predecessor of GE Energy Financial Services, GE Structured Finance, in 1990, Mr. Walsh has held GE leadership positions in Energy, Capital Markets and Industrial.
Mr. Walsh graduated cum laude from Fairfield University, where he received a B.S. in Business Management and where he currently serves on the Advisory Council of the Dolan School of Business. He is a graduate of General Electric’s Financial Management Program (FMP).