New Leaf Power
Robert Wright is the founder and chairman of Sovereign Advisers, a financial advisory firm that provides strategic advice and fundraising services, including private equity support, for investors that have an appetite for capital projects in the Caribbean. One of his portfolio companies is New Leaf Power (NLP), a Caribbean clean energy company headquartered in Jamaica. He provides, as its Managing Director, strategic direction to the organization and oversees all critical external relationships. He is also responsible for securing financing for both NLP and its clients. He also leads the philanthropic arm of the company which has a mandate to support the development of appropriate alternative energy solutions in the Caribbean and offers grants for research and development.
Robert is a graduate of the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the Kennedy School of Government in Boston Mass. He is currently the President of the Jamaica Solar Energy Association (JSEA), a director of the Caribbean Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CREE) and serves on the board of INMED Caribbean. He is a former Citibanker and past director of the Kingston Freezone, the Jamaica Forestry Department, the Land Administration and Management Programme (LAMP) Fund and the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) in New York.