David Berry

CFO, Head of Strategy

David Berry
David Berry

David Berry is CFO and Head of Strategy for Clean Line Energy.  He has over twelve years of experience in renewable power, including financing, power marketing and regulatory approvals.  David leads Clean Line’s efforts to raise capital for its five transmission lines under development.  Over the last five years, David has played a key role in Clean Line’s successful financings with ZBI Ventures, National Grid and most recently, Bluescape Energy Resources.
 
Prior to joining Clean Line, David was the Director of Finance for Horizon Wind Energy, where he led over $2 billion in project finance transactions for over 2,000 MW of installed capacity, including both tax equity and secured debt financings.  David has testified as a witness before the Kansas Corporation Commission, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, the Illinois Commerce Commission, and the Tennessee Regulatory Authority.  David has led the team responsible for obtaining FERC negotiated rate authority for four Clean Line projects, and manages the company’s capacity solicitation.  David was recognized by Forbes as a leader in energy and was listed on FORBES 30 Under 30 list in 2011.  He speaks Spanish and is a native of East Tennessee.