New York


Patrick Verdonck

Founder and CEO
Verdonck Partners
Patrick Verdonck

Patrick Verdonck is the founder of Verdonck Partners and has 20 years of energy and infrastructure industry experience.

At Verdonck Partners, he advises investors, power companies and renewable project developers on M&A and capital raising, as well value-add asset management projects such as repowering thermal power plants with solar and storage.

Prior to founding Verdonck Partners, he spent nearly 10 years with Starwood Energy where he led the creation of a $100mm battery storage partnership with Stem, Inc., and led the purchase of several natural gas and coal-fired power plants.

He previously was an investment banker in Citigroup’s London-based Energy & Power team and was a corporate strategy analyst in the Bangkok office of Tractebel EGI (now Engie).  Patrick started his career as an oil & gas lawyer with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London.

Patrick holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Law degree from the Catholic University of Leuven.

Patrick is a registered representative of Finalis Securities LLC Member FINRA/SIPC.

05 Oct
 - 15:15 GMT
Panel Discussion

As the energy storage market grows, this panel will unveil some of the features to look for when you're investing in or lending to an energy storage project. Market experts from across the board will discuss the questions you should ask yourself and the red flags you should seek to avoid.

04 Oct
 - 12:40 GMT
(A) Wind Power Finance & Investment
Panel Discussion
  • Which states are providing the best opportunities for future developers?
  • How are state incentives influencing investment decisions?
  • What states are leading the way for offshore or onshore wind?
  • Which regions have the best capacity factors?
  • Onshore, offshore, floating…new avenues for US wind power