Mr. Schaefer currently serves as a Member of the Board of Directors for Alpine Summit Energy Partners, as Chairman of the Audit Committee and as a Member of the Board of Directors of Just Energy, and as Chairman of the Board for GenOn Holdings, Inc. and Texgen Power, LLC. He previously served on the Board of Directors for Homer City Holdings LLC, Element Markets LLC, and HB2 Inc.
Mr. Schaefer has been actively involved in the deregulated natural gas and electricity markets since 1993. He was a Partner with Riverstone Holdings, a private equity firm focused on energy investing, from 2004 to 2015. While at Riverstone, he served on two of its investment committees and was primarily responsible for conventional power and renewable energy investments. Prior to joining Riverstone, Mr. Schaefer was a Managing Director with Huron Consulting Group, where he founded and headed its Energy Practice. From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Schaefer was Managing Director and Vice President with Duke Energy North America.
Mr. Schaefer is a Chartered Financial Analyst and received his B.S., magna cum laude, in Finance and Accounting from Northeastern University in 1987.