Lauren Gaffney Named General Counsel
(New York, NY) February 9, 2021 – Convergent Energy + Power (Convergent), the leading independent developer of energy storage solutions in North America, today announced the appointment of Lauren (Ren) Gaffney as General Counsel. Gaffney will oversee and manage all legal and compliance functions of the business, advise senior management and the board on governance and policy matters and play a key role in the expansion of the company.
Gaffney brings over 11 years of experience in the fields of project finance, structured finance, power and infrastructure development, M&A, U.S. federal regulation, securities regulation, and economic development to the company. Gaffney has advised on over $2.8 billion of closed transactions across four continents in the power, energy, and infrastructure space.
“We are delighted to welcome Ren to Convergent as General Counsel,” said Frank Genova, Convergent Chief Operating and Financial Officer. “Ren’s significant experience within the energy finance sector, track record of results, and profound integrity will add enormous value as we continue to expand the business.”
Gaffney joins Convergent from the CrossBoundary Group, where she served as Deputy General Counsel and Head of West and Central Africa Power and Infrastructure Advisory. Prior, she served as Assistant General Counsel for TerraForm Power and as an Associate in the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP’s Energy and Infrastructure projects practice. She is a member of the National LGBT Bar Association and was a founding Steering Committee member of Trans Legal Advocates of Washington DC.
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About Convergent Energy + Power
Convergent Energy + Power (Convergent) is the leading independent developer of energy storage solutions in North America. Powered by results, Convergent manages all aspects of the energy storage asset development cycle to help customers navigate an increasingly expensive, decentralized, and renewable-driven energy landscape. Convergent deploys state-of-the-art technology to significantly lower commercial and industrial customers’ electricity bills and provide utilities with cost-effective grid solutions. Convergent is also the largest independent operator of energy storage in North America, with over $350M of capital committed into its pipeline of assets. Convergent also commissioned the largest behind-the-meter solution in North America in 2018. For more information, visit convergentep.com or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.