Board Director
Affiliate’s Circle

Jeffrey W. Eckel

President, CEO and Chairman of the Board
Board Member since March 2014
Development Committee

Mr. Eckel is President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Hannon Armstrong (NYSE:HASI).  Structured as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Hannon Armstrong provides debt and equity financing to the energy efficiency and renewable energy markets.  Mr. Eckel has led Hannon Armstrong in the role of President and CEO since 2000, and was also with the firm from 1985 to 1989. Previously, he held senior executive positions as Chief Executive Officer of EnergyWorks, LLC and Wärtsilä Power Development. He serves on a variety on industry-related boards including the Alliance to Save Energy and the Maryland Clean Energy Center and serves as a member of the Johns Hopkins Environmental, Energy, Sustainability and Health Institute’s advisory council.   Mr. Eckel has over 30 years of experience in structuring, executing and operating energy and infrastructure investments. Mr. Eckel received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in 1980 and a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, in 1981.