Mr. Haacker is a Managing Director based in Los Angeles. Mr. Haacker oversees USRG investments in the renewable power and infrastructure sectors. Prior to joining USRG, Mr. Haacker served as Manager of Markets and Business Development for AES Corporation’s North America West group where he led and supported various development and financing activities within the group’s portfolio. Mr. Haacker’s development experience with AES covered both greenfield development and acquisitions across numerous types of power and fuels projects including natural gas, coal, petroleum coke, biomass, hydro and ethanol. Prior to AES, he served as a consultant for the Rocky Mountain Institute where his work included drafting the biofuels chapters of the book Winning the Oil Endgame, and advising utilities on Integrated Resource Planning and Demand Response programs. In addition to his experience in the energy sector, Mr. Haacker spent three years in pulp and paper Operations Management roles with Procter & Gamble.
Mr. Haacker is active in the management of FFP New Hydro, Recovery Technology Solutions, ThermaSource, Bottle Rock Power, Oski Energy and Davenport Newberry Holdings. Mr. Haacker holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he graduated summa cum laude.