Managing Director

MD-CEOBob Dickerman is a senior energy executive with more than 30 years of experience in strategy, development, electric utilities, generation, fuel markets, performance management and corporate governance.

Bob was the President and CEO of Zenergy Capital, Inc., an energy advisory business focused on corporate strategy and capital transactions in electric utilities and power generation. Zenergy Capital provides strategic, financial and operating advisory services to private equity, NGOs, power developers, utilities and other strategic interests.

Bob was recently the Chief Operating Officer of Marubeni Power, a division of Marubeni Corporation of Japan, a $75B conglomerate. His responsibilities at Marubeni included strategy, development and all commercial activities. Under his leadership Marubeni won a bid to develop a 360 MW power project in Jamaica, the largest capital project in that country’s history. He also successfully led the negotiations for a new power purchase agreement in Trinidad for 800 MW of generating capacity restructured the operations of PowerGen, the largest generation company in the country. Bob served on the boards of Jamaica Public Service Company and PowerGen.

Prior to Marubeni, Dickerman was the founder and CEO of Sempra Energy Solutions, a $2B provider of electricity and natural gas commodities, energy efficiency services, O&M services for the industrial sector, and owner/operator of steam and cooling plants in major metropolitan areas. Under his leadership, Sempra Energy Solutions grew from 120 employees to over 600 and converted a $20M annual loss into over $20M in annual net income. Sempra is the parent company of both San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Gas Company.

Dickerman was a well-known global energy trader for 20 years, trading crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas and electricity in every major global trading market, including the US, Western Europe, Mediterranean, Eastern Europe, Asia and Latin America. He was a Senior Vice President of Edison International and Head of its trading division, Edison Source, where he led all trading activity in gas and power across the US. Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison Company.

Dickerman has been a well-respected global energy strategy consultant, having worked as the head of the energy strategy practices at KPMG and Navigant Consulting. In these positions he developed and implemented growth strategies in new markets with new products as well as major restructuring initiatives to mitigate risk and cost without sacrificing profit. He has worked for major energy companies in Europe, Latin America and Asia and led development activities globally in various energy sectors.

Dickerman holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Union College, and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Graduate School of Management at the University of Chicago.