Kauffman, Richard L. - from United States
Country of meeting: in the year 2008-2009
Is since 1913 the first New York State "energy czar," officially referred to as the Chairman of Energy and Finance for New York in the administration of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. In this role, Kauffman is New York State's most senior energy official, responsible for all aspects of energy policy and agency operation, and leads the state's "Reforming the Energy Vision" initiative.
Kauffman has served as Chairman of the Board of Levi Strauss & Co.,
In 1993, Kauffman joined Morgan Stanley where he became vice chairman of the firm’s Institutional Securities Group, which provides institutions with services such as capital raising and financial advisory services including mergers and acquisitions advisory, restructurings, real estate and project finance, and corporate lending. Kauffman also served co-head of Morgan Stanley's Banking Department, and vice chairman and a member of the European Executive Committee of Morgan Stanley International.
In 2004, Kauffman became a partner at Goldman Sachs where he chaired the firm's Global Financing Group, and was a member of the Partnership Committee, Commitments Committee, and Investment Banking Division Operating Committee. In 2006, Kauffman assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer for Good Energies, Inc., one of the largest private equity funds specializing in clean energy.
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