James Murphy

President & Chief Operating Officer

Jim Murphy is a Co-founder and President & Chief Operating Officer of Chicago-based Invenergy, a developer, owner and operator of clean energy facilities around the globe.

Murphy is responsible for Invenergy’s general management, as well as its corporate development, finance, legal and administrative functions. He is also a member of the Investment Committee for the Invenergy Future Fund, a venture capital source for emerging information technology companies in the energy industry. Murphy has more than 35 years of financial and management experience, primarily in the energy industry. During his career, he has managed the negotiation and execution of more than $30 billion in private equity and debt investments, power plant acquisitions and sales, and project debt and equity financing. Prior to the formation of Invenergy, Murphy was Chief Financial Officer at SkyGen Energy LLC, was a Vice President with financial advisory and investment firm The Deerpath Group, Inc. and was a Manager with Arthur Andersen’s utility practice group.

Murphy currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Wind Energy Association. Murphy has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois, magna cum laude, where he also earned a CPA certification.