Chris is a Senior Vice President and responsible for evaluating, structuring, and monitoring the investment transactions. Chris is a member of the Valuation Committee. Prior to joining Orion Energy, Chris was a Vice President at Barclays Natural Resource Investments (“BNRI”), a multibillion-dollar private equity fund invested in oil & gas, asset-heavy energy services, power and mining. During his 6 years at BNRI, Chris managed and executed on the fund’s investment in K Road Power from inception through exit, working closely with Mr. Nicholas and Mr. Friedland on key aspects of the business. Chris was actively involved in various other investments, asset acquisitions and exits in the portfolio, often representing BNRI as a non-executive director. Select portfolio companies include CIG Logistics, PetroGranada, Enhance Energy, American Wind Capital Company, Hydra Energy, Southern Peaks Mining and BMC Minerals. Chris led or participated in the structuring and execution of various senior and mezzanine debt financings across the BNRI portfolio. Mr. Leary serves as an observer to the Future Energy Solutions Board of Directors.