Catalyst Energy Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer
President & Managing Director
Matt is a seasoned CEO and company founder that has brought to life a series of large-scale renewable energy companies & funds including CP-EM, Conveyance Capital Partners, CleanPath Ventures, Fotowatio RV, MMA Renewable Ventures, & Nuon nv Americas. Matt has syndicated tax efficient and direct funding for solar and wind projects totaling over 6 GWs globally. He is also a serial investor in promising start-ups. He holds a BS from The American University and a Masters Degree from Johns Hopkins SAIS, both in Washington, DC.
Steve worked for sixteen years at PG&E in California where he served in several executive roles leading the company’s strategy on clean energy and the transition to a sustainable future. His last role was as the Senior Vice President of Energy Supply and Policy, where he led a team of over 8,000. He most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of Duquesne Light Company; a private equity owned distribution utility company. At Duquesne, Steve helped to transform the company into a regional leader in clean energy. Steve received his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and his master’s in business administration from the Tuck School at Dartmouth
Partner & Executive Director
Andrew is a C Level corporate advisor in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, New York and London. Andrew was a founding member of the London International Financial Futures Exchange, has worked on the ECB Systemic Risk Board, member of the Chicago Board of Trade, Pacific Stock Exchange, European Options Exchange, and currently runs a private equity fund and has for 25 years run a strategic tax advisory service. He is an alumni of Boston University and Sloan School of Management.
Catalyst Energy Team
Stephen is a finance director with Catalyst. Prior to Catalyst Energy, Stephen had five years of power industry experience, having held associate roles at Prudential Private Capital (power/renewables finance group) and EnCap Energy Transition Fund (a ~$1.2 billion private equity fund focused on pursuing investment opportunities created by the global transition to a lower-carbon energy system). Mr. Levy received his BBA in Finance with Honors from Texas Christian University.
Renewable Energy Director
Craig is responsible for modeling the firm's solar and battery storage opportunities. Craig most recently served as an Associate at National Grid where he modeled over 50 wind, solar and battery storage projects in MISO, PJM, SPP and ERCOT. Prior to National Grid, Craig held various roles with Markit, Goldman Sachs, and Macquarie Infrastructure. Craig graduated with a B.S. degree in Business Administration with highest honors from the University of Oklahoma in 2014.
Ryan graduated with a B.S. in Business and Energy Finance from Wake Forest University in May 2021 and joined the team in June 2021. Ryan has been assisting Catalyst with identifying, evaluating and populating a deal pipeline of natural gas power plants that Catalyst will pursue in the future.