Michael E. Zilkha

Owner at Zilkha Biomass Energy LLC

Michael E. Zilkha

Michael E. Zilkha

Owner at Zilkha Biomass Energy LLC

Biography

Michael Zilkha

Michael Zilkha is co-owner of Zilkha Biomass Energy. From 1998 to 2005 he was president and co-owner of Zilkha Renewable Energy, bought by Goldman Sachs in July 2005 and renamed Horizon Wind Energy. From 1986 to 1998, he was Executive Vice President and co-owner of Zilkha Energy Company. From 1978 to 1986 Michael owned ZE Records, a music production and publishing business in New York City. From 1975 to 1978, he worked in publishing in New York. He sits on the board of the Chinquapin School, the Menil Collection, and the Contemporary Arts Museum, all headquartered in Houston, Texas, where he lives. Michael graduated with an MA from Lincoln College, Oxford University, in 1975.

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Zilkha Biomass Energy LLC
EDP Renewables North America LLC

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321

Number of Boards

5

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Co-Founder at Eagle Global Advisors LLC

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Partner at Baker Botts LLP

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Member, Board of Trustees at Menil Foundation, Inc.

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Partner at MKG Art Management

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Member, Advisory Board at Alley Theatre

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Founder at Project Row Houses

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Director at Menil Foundation, Inc.

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Chair & President at Houston Cinema Arts Society

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Treasurer at Menil Foundation, Inc.

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Member, Board of Trustees at The Menil Collection

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Michael E. Zilkha
Owner at Zilkha Biomass Energy LLC
Education
MA
Class of 1975
Career History
Owner
1986 - Current

Zilkha Biomass Energy LLC is a private company headquartered in Houston, TX, with operations in the United States. The firm provides woody biomass electricity services. Jack B. Holmes is the current CEO of the company.

Co-Founder
1998 - Prior

EDP Renewables North America LLC develops and operates energy generating wind farms. The company was founded by Selim K. Zilkha and Michael Zilkha in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Chinquapin Preparatory School provides high quality college-preparatory education to able and motivated youth from low-income families in the Greater Houston area. Chinquapin is accredited by TAAPS (Texas Alliance of Accredited Private Schools).

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) presents extraordinary, thought-provoking arts programming and exhibitions to educate and inspire audiences nationally and internationally.

Treasurer
Tenure Unconfirmed
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $20K
2018

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) presents extraordinary, thought-provoking arts programming and exhibitions to educate and inspire audiences nationally and internationally.

$20K - $50K
2017

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) presents extraordinary, thought-provoking arts programming and exhibitions to educate and inspire audiences nationally and internationally.

$20K - $50K
2016

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) presents extraordinary, thought-provoking arts programming and exhibitions to educate and inspire audiences nationally and internationally.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012
$2,500
2012

Former President of United States

$2,500
2012

Former Senator from Missouri

Investments
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Zilkha Biomass Energy LLC is a private company headquartered in Houston, TX, with operations in the United States. The firm provides woody biomass electricity services. Jack B. Holmes is the current CEO of the company.

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Clean Line Energy Partners LLC develops high voltage, long-haul transmission lines to connect the renewable energy resources. It provides transmission solutions to generators and load-serving utilities to interconnect clean energy with consumers. The company was founded by Mario Hurtado, Micheal Skelly and Jimmy Glotfelty in 2009 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

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