Mr. Herman is a Managing Director at Energy Capital Partners. He is involved in all areas of the firm’s investment activities, with a particular emphasis on renewable and fossil generation and environmental and oil field services. Mr. Herman serves on the boards of ADA Carbon Solutions LLC, STEAG-SCR Tech, EnergySolutions, Inc., ProPetro Services, Inc. and Granite Holdings, Inc. (parent company of Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc.). Mr. Herman has also served on the boards of FirstLight Resources Inc., NextLight Renewable Power, LLC, PLH Group, Inc. and Power Holdings of Illinois, LLC. Prior to realization, Mr. Herman served on the boards of Ice Energy, Inc. and NextLight Renewable Power, LLC.
Prior to joining Energy Capital in 2005, Mr. Herman was Senior Energy Counsel for Goldman Sachs’ power asset investment management activities. Prior to that, Mr. Herman was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of PG&E National Energy Group and its predecessor, U.S. Generating Company. Mr. Herman has also been a Partner at Latham & Watkins and Kirkland & Ellis.
Mr. Herman has been President of the Energy Bar Association and Vice-Chair of the Energy Industry Restructuring Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions Committee of the American Bar Association; he has authored the FERC Practice and Procedure Manual and the BNA Natural Gas Handbook; and has also taught at the University of Chicago Law School.
Mr. Herman received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce; at the University of Pennsylvania, and an LL.B. from the University of Virginia Law School.