Doug co-founded CPV with Gary Lambert in 1999 and together they raised venture capital funding for the company in a series of successful financings. Under their leadership, CPV focused on traditional and renewable power generation project development and asset management services for major energy and finance industry clients and investors. Doug provided strategic direction for the company as it responded to the highly dynamic North American market. With more than 30 years in the independent power industry, he is well known to the power, natural gas and financial communities. Although Doug has retired, he remains an important part of the CPV family.
Prior to forming CPV, Doug was Senior Vice President for Development at PG&E Generating Company, formerly US Generating Company. At PG&E, he was responsible for non-regulated power project development. He was responsible for the initiation of seven natural gas fired power generation projects and a wind project representing more than 5,000 MW of capacity currently in operation across the United States. Prior to assuming control of PG&E's development program, Doug was Vice President and Regional Executive for their Northeast Region where he supervised six operating IPP projects, including fuel supply and transportation and power sale agreements.
Prior to PG&E, Doug was Vice President of Development at J. Makowski Company of Boston where he was responsible for the acquisition and financial restructuring of Altresco Financial, Inc. Additionally, he held the position of General Counsel for Intercontinental Energy Corporation of Hingham, Massachusetts through the development and construction of two cogeneration projects representing more than 600 MWs. In the early 1980's, Doug worked at the law firm of Murtha Cullina Richter & Pinney in Hartford, Connecticut, representing the Connecticut Resource Recovery Authority developing and financing several waste-to-energy facilities.
Doug is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Cornell Law School.