Apollo Global Management Global Climate Council
Senior Advisor & Chair
Mr. Silver is one of the country’s leading cleantech investors and advisors. He currently chairs the Global Climate Council at Apollo Global Management, helping guide up to $100 billion in sustainability-related transactions. Earlier, he was a Senior Advisor at Guggenheim Partners, a global investment and advisory services firm, working with clean economy clients, and Managing Partner of Tax Equity Advisors, an investor in solar power. Mr. Silver is on the boards of National Grid, a Global Fortune 500 energy company, and Plug Power, the largest publicly traded pure play in hydrogen. He also serves on private cleantech boards. Mr. Silver led the U.S. government’s $40 billion clean energy investment fund and its’ $20 billion automotive technology fund during the Obama Administration, providing financing for solar, wind, geothermal, biofuels, fossil, nuclear and advanced automotive technology projects. Silver was Chief Operating Officer of Tiger Management, one of the country’s largest hedge funds, and founded venture capital firm Core Capital Partners. He began his career at McKinsey and Company. He has served as a senior official in three U.S. Cabinets: Energy, Commerce and Interior and as an advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury. He is on the board of Resources for the Future and previously served as Chairman of the board of American Forests. An honors graduate of Harvard University, Mr. Silver did graduate work at the Institute of Political Studies in Paris and the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva while on Fulbright and Rotary Graduate Fellowships.