SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – May 10, 2018 – Crocus Energy, Inc. is excited to welcome David Yeh as a Senior Advisor. In this role he will advise Crocus on issues related to energy policy and corporate development.
David’s career spans Wall Street, global venture capital, and the White House where he integrated his unique insights on business, innovation, and government to develop solutions that often addressed critical needs in sustainability, infrastructure, and resiliency. David works with global asset managers, family offices, and game changing startups.
At the White House, David aided the Administration’s effort to grow investment and innovation in our nation’s energy, water, telecommunications, and transportation infrastructure. He supported the turnaround of a $76 billion federal energy and transportation office. The program accelerated the growth of electric vehicles sector and utility scale clean energy market through funding the largest solar and wind power plants and Tesla. He also guided the Administration’s effort on developing public-private partnerships with Fortune 500 firms, family offices, and global asset managers including managing relationships with sovereign wealth funds. He founded the Presidential Executive program which recruits C-suite executives to join the federal government to solve national challenges such as the Western water crisis, investing in rural America, and cybersecurity. Prior to his Presidential appointment, David was a multi-asset investor in Beijing, London, and New York. In London, he worked at Generation IM’s $683 million Climate Solutions fund. In China, David launched the strategy and business development for a multi-billion dollar energy efficiency lending franchise for the World Bank and the Chinese Ministry of Finance. He helped catalyze investment in early stage green technologies through holding the first Cleanweb Hackathons and developing an energy seed fund and incubator strategy for New York. David started his career building the bipartisan Headwaters Coalition that protected 60,000 acres of redwoods.
David holds a BA from Dartmouth College and a MBA from the Wharton School of Business. He is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese as well as proficient in French.