Jonathan Koch joined the Company in 2017 and currently serves as Country Manager USA and CEO of Novis Renewables, an exclusive partnership between ENI S.p.A (ENI.MI) and Renantis North America, Inc., to develop, own and operate solar, wind and storage in the US.
Mr. Koch completed the Corporate Environmental Management Program (now called the Erb Institute) at the University of Michigan and earned a joint MBA and Masters of Science in Resource Policy in 1996. Mr. Koch received a B.A. from Tufts University in 1990.
He began his career at Booz, Allen & Hamilton consulting, joining the firm in 1990, and continued working at Booz, Allen after graduate school through 1998 before moving to General Electric’s energy division where he focused on distributed generation and internet strategy. In 1999, Mr. Koch co-founded and managed Sundial, an internet company focused on provisioning utility services online. In 2003, Mr. Koch co-founded and served as Managing Director at US Renewables Group, a private equity fund focused on investing in clean fuels and renewable energy including solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, biodiesel, cellulosic ethanol and energy storage.
Mr. Koch currently serves on the Board of US BitCoin and previously served on the Boards of Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ: REGI) acquired by Chevron; Pipestem Energy Group acquired by Magellan; Westerly Wind, projects sold to First Wind; General Compression; Fulcrum BioEnergy; Niagara Generation; and OPX Biotechnologies acquired by Cargill.