Chief Operating Officer, Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED), U.S. Department of Energy
Douglas Schultz is currently the Chief Operating Officer for the Department of Energy’s new Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED), which is executing on more than $20 billion in pilot and demonstration scale clean energy technologies funded through the bipartisan infrastructure bill. Prior to joining OCED, he was the Director of Origination for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO), where he was a member of the original startup team and led LPO’s lending activities. An accomplished executive and proven innovator, Schultz has been active as a consultant, developer, and lender in the energy and infrastructure sectors for more than 25 years in the U.S. and abroad.
Schultz previously served as a project development and finance executive with KMR Power, a global independent power company, a principal consultant with Nathan Associates and K&M Engineering and Consulting, both global market leaders in public/private partnerships and energy and infrastructure development and finance, and a senior investment officer with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), now the International Development Finance Corporation (DFC).