H. Jeffrey Leonard

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner at Global Environment Fund

H. Jeffrey Leonard

H. Jeffrey Leonard

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner at Global Environment Fund

Overview
Career Highlights

REVA Electric Car Co.Pvt Ltd.
GEF Acquisition Corp.
Global Environment Fund

RelSci Relationships

1573

Number of Boards

29

Birthday

1955

Age

63

Relationships
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Co-Founder at Global Environment Fund

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Managing Partner at Global Environment Fund

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Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer at Northlane Capital Partners, LLC

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Managing Partner at Global Environment Fund

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Director & General Counsel of Vertex Refining Nevada at Vertex Energy, Inc.

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Managing Director, Latin America at Global Environment Fund

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Senior Investment Partner at Global Environment Fund

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Managing Partner, Africa, Middle East, Central Europe at Global Environment Fund

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Managing Director, North America at Global Environment Fund

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Managing Director, Africa, Middle East, Central Europe at Global Environment Fund

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Member, Board of Directors at Strathmore Hall Foundation, Inc.

Strathmore is a nonprofit multi-disciplinary arts center and presenting organization based one-half mile outside the Capital Beltway in North Bethesda, Maryland. Best known for performances and events at the Music Center at Strathmore, the organization has been presenting accessible, affordable visual and performing arts in the smaller Mansion at Strathmore and all over its 16-acre site since 1981. Strathmore also presents throughout the community and at a new 250-seat venue, AMP, at Pike & Rose. High quality arts programming, designed for audiences of many tastes, served with the hospitality and warmth of a family enterprise, are the hallmarks of Strathmore. Seasonal outdoor events seek to be inclusive in their programming appeal, reaching out to people of all ages, interests, and cultural heritage.

Education
Graduate

LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford. A specialist university with an international intake, LSE's reach extends from its central London campus to around the world. The School has a cosmopolitan student body, with around 9,500 full time students from 140 countries It has a staff of just over 3,000, with about 46 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK Over 100 languages are spoken on LSE's campus An influential network of over 160,000 LSE alumni spans the world, covering over 190 countries with more than 80 active alumni groups.

Ph.D.

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

BA, magna cum laude

Harvard was established in 1636, and it is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Career History
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2015 - Current

GEF Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company. Its purpose is to affect merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. The company is headquartered in Chevy Chase, MD.

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner
1989 - Current

GEF invests in companies serving the global demand for clean energy, resource efficiency, environmental services and sustainable resource management. GEF’s investment programs span three asset classes: Private Equity (growth capital), Real Assets (sustainable timberlands) and Infrastructure (energy generation, environmental control, urban environment and transportation). GEF integrates a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, long-term investment horizon.

Executive Officer
Tenure Unconfirmed
Boards & Committees
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2015 - Current

GEF Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company. Its purpose is to affect merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. The company is headquartered in Chevy Chase, MD.

Member, Investment Committee-Emerging Markets, United States, Asia, Africa & Forestry
Current

GEF invests in companies serving the global demand for clean energy, resource efficiency, environmental services and sustainable resource management. GEF’s investment programs span three asset classes: Private Equity (growth capital), Real Assets (sustainable timberlands) and Infrastructure (energy generation, environmental control, urban environment and transportation). GEF integrates a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, long-term investment horizon.

Board Member
Current
Chair of the Board
Current
Chairman
Current

Washington, DC-based organization is led by a group of dedicated and inspiring professionals who are committed to ensuring that City Year makes significant impact in helping students who are at risk stay on track to graduate on time.

Chairman
Current
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$50K - $100K
2017

The New America Foundation engages in public policy issues, including technology, education, national security, political reform, and economics. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$50K - $100K
2016

The New America Foundation engages in public policy issues, including technology, education, national security, political reform, and economics. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$100K - $250K
2015

The New America Foundation engages in public policy issues, including technology, education, national security, political reform, and economics. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Political Donations
$9,200
2011

Former President of United States

Transactions
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Global Environment Fund purchases GRO-WELL Brands, Inc.

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GEF U.S. Growth Fund II LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Cloud Systems, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

Events
Speaker
London, GG, United Kingdom
2012 EMPEA Private Equity in Emerging Markets

Speaker
Washington, DC, United States
15th Annual IFC Global Private Equity Conference

Speaker
Washington, DC, United States
14th Annual IFC Global Private Equity Conference

IFC's Annual Global Private Equity Conference is a two-day main conference forum—attended by over 875 representatives of the industry's leading institutional investors and fund managers, including over 320 LPs—is the keystone to a week of events in Washington, D.C. focusing on EM PE investing.