Ian Adams

Managing Director, Clean Energy Trust

As Managing Director, Ian leads Clean Energy Trust’s efforts to identify new innovations and investment opportunities and works to develop new initiatives to support early-stage innovation. In addition, he provides strategic support for the companies in the Clean Energy Trust portfolio, serving as a board observer for five companies.

Prior to joining CET, he served as an aide to the U.S. Secretary of Energy and worked at the White House; he began his career on former President Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign. Ian completed his undergraduate studies in economics and political science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received his MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.