Parker Venture Management
Nicholas Parker is Chairman of the Cleantech Group – the market-leading research company that introduced the cleantech concept to the investment and business community in 2002, and Parker Venture Management, his private investment and advisory business. Previously, he accumulated over 15 years’ experience starting and investing venture funds worldwide through limited partnerships, family offices, corporate funds and endowments. During this time, Mr. Parker pioneered the first “sustainability” driven private equity funds and participated in one of the first solar IPOs. In the 1990s, he also founded, built and sold an environmental finance firm. He’s advised economic development agencies, major corporations and institutional investors, and been quoted by the leading media publications. Mr. Parker has authored or edited more than ten publications related to cleantech, finance and international business, starting with Investing in Emerging Economies in 1993.