Sven Hodges provides legal advice and counsel to NY Green Bank with respect to strategy, transactions, regulatory issues, and general corporate affairs.
Prior to joining NY Green Bank, Mr. Hodges served as Assistant Chief Counsel and Attorney-Advisor to the Loan Programs Office of the U.S. Department of Energy. In that capacity, he provided transactional and programmatic advice on project and corporate financings for clean energy, advanced transportation, and other sustainable infrastructure projects under the Title XVII loan guarantee program and the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing loan program. From January 2015 through June 2016, he served on the White House Council on Environmental Quality as Deputy Associate Director for Clean Energy Finance. In that capacity, he worked to advance a variety of policy initiatives relating to clean energy finance (including federal tax credits, green bonds, and green banks), clean energy technologies (including offshore wind and energy storage), and corporate sustainability. Prior to joining the federal government, Mr. Hodges worked as in-house counsel at GE Energy Financial Services and as an associate in the Global Projects Group of Paul Hastings LLP in New York.
Mr. Hodges holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, a master’s degree from the London School of Economics, and a juris doctor degree from the Columbia Law School.