Jacob Worenklein

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Jacob J. Worenklein "is chairman and chief executive officer of US Power Generating Company, which owns and operates power projects in the United States. Before forming US Power Generating Company in April 2003, Mr. Worenklein served as a senior banker at Lehman Brothers and Societe Generale. In 2002 he received the first Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Infrastructure Journal in London. Mr. Worenklein served as Adjunct Professor of Finance at New York University and is a trustee of the Committee for Economic Development and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Globeleq, a power company owned by the Commonwealth Development Corporation, and of Ormat Technologies, Inc., an NYSE-listed public company which develops and owns geothermal and other renewable energy projects in the United States and around the world. Mr. Worenklein has served on the Board of Trustees of United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, Inc. and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York. He has served for over 25 years as President and now Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Old Broadway Synagogue in New York. He has a BA degree from Columbia College (1969) and JD and MBA degrees from NYU Law School and from NYU Graduate School of Business Administration, now the Stern School of Business (1973)." [1]

"From 1973 to 1993, he was a partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, where he founded and headed Milbank's project development and finance practice. In 1989 he was elected to the firm’s Executive Committee....

"In January 2010, Jacob joined Bingham McCutchen LLP as a corporate partner in the firm’s New York office. " [2]

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  1. Jacob Worenklein, Interfaith Alliance, accessed August 10, 2007.
  2. Supervisory board, Actis, accessed January 29, 2011.