Jahi Wise is Policy Director for the Coalition for Green Capital where he helps lead development of policy and strategy to establish the National Climate Bank, an independent, nonpartisan, non-profit specialized financing entity that will be capitalized with $35 billion of federal appropriations and charged with facilitating clean energy and climate infrastructure transactions across the country. Previously he was General Counsel and Head of New Markets Strategy for BlocPower, an energy technology company that finances deep electrification projects in small to mid-sized buildings and an attorney.
Prior to BlocPower Jahi was an associate in the Energy and Infrastructure Projects practice at Skadden Arps and a community organizer with the Industrial Areas Foundation in Washington, DC. Jahi received his JD from Yale Law School and his MBA from Yale School of Management where he focused his studies on community economic development and clean energy finance. Jahi received his BA in Political Science and Economics from Morehouse College. He is a member of the District of Columbia bar and the Maryland bar.