Managing Director & Group Head of Power and Renewable Energy
Kevin Walsh is the Managing Director of U.S. Renewable Energy at GE Energy Financial Services where he leads a team of originators, underwriters and portfolio managers that invest about $1.5 billion annually in renewable energy. Renewable energy has been a strategic growth initiative at the GE unit since 2004. Since then, GE Energy Financial Services has committed to invest more than $15 billion in renewable energy projects that have the capacity to generate more than 16 gigawatts of power, primarily from the wind and sun.
Mr. Walsh is a member of the Policy Committee of the American Wind Energy Association, and served on the Board of Directors of the Solar Energy Industries Association. Mr. Walsh is a frequent speaker at conferences on renewable energy investing.
Previously, Mr. Walsh was responsible for the management of GE Energy Financial Services’ global portfolio of energy investments, as well as related portfolio sales and reinvestment. Since joining the predecessor of GE Energy Financial Services, GE Structured Finance, in 1990, Mr. Walsh has held GE leadership positions in Energy, Capital Markets and Industrial.
Mr. Walsh graduated cum laude from Fairfield University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business management and where he currently serves on the Advisory Council of the Dolan School of Business. He is a graduate of General Electric’s Financial Management Program.