Global Power Leader,
GE Energy Financial Services
Susan Flanagan is Global Power Leader for GE Energy Financial Services’. In this role, Susan is responsible for the business unit’s investment activities in power projects across North America, Europe, Asia, Middle East Northern Africa and Turkey (MENAT), Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.
Prior to this, Susan held the position of Business Partner at GE Energy Financial Services where she utilized her risk management, financial acumen and commercial expertise to partner with GE Power and develop competitive financing and technology solutions for its global customer base.
Susan joined GE Energy Financial Services in 2005 and was responsible for managing $2.5 billion of assets in the Portfolio group. She also served the business as a lead underwriter in its Power and Renewable Energy group. Susan has served across the spectrum of finance roles in GE, including a risk rotational assignment at GE Capital headquarters in Norwalk and a 12-month assignment in Beijing supporting China’s State Grid’s Yingda JV. She was also instrumental in providing risk analysis support to Power & Water (Services) in Atlanta, and has also served on the GE Thermal Initiatives team.
Prior to joining GE Energy Financial Services, Susan worked in energy mergers and acquisitions with Ernst & Young, DPL Inc., PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the Long Island Lighting Company.
Susan holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University, a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and a Master of Business Administration from New York University. In addition, Susan serves on the Advisory Board for Columbia University’s School of Engineering.