Charles O. Svenson Senior Managing Director
212-209-3000 ext. 125
Investment banker, expertise in energy, alternative energy, project finance and transportation.
Co-Chairman, Investment Committee of Hamilton College; Trustee, Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks; Chairman, the Adirondack Nature Conservancy and Adirondack Land Trust; President, Harvard Law School Association of New York City
Former Managing Director, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (now Credit Suisse); VP, Head of Project Finance, Goldman Sachs; Dewey, Ballantine, Busby, Palmer & Wood
Hamilton College B.A.; Harvard Law School LL.B.
Charles Svenson is a member of Brock Capital Group LLC. The focus of his work at Brock has been private equity and investment banking services related to energy, alternative energy, project finance and transportation.
Mr. Svenson began his career as a corporate and securities lawyer at Dewey, Ballantine, Busby, Palmer & Wood, where he specialized in lease and project financing. He subsequently served as Vice President and head of project finance at Goldman, Sachs & Co. specializing in Lease Financing, Energy and Maritime Transportation. Mr. Svenson was also Managing Director and head of project finance, renewable energy, and maritime finance at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.
Mr. Svenson is currently serving as Co-Chairman of the Investment Committee at Hamilton College. He also holds a number of positions at various not-for-profit organizations including The Harvard Law School Association, Chairman of the Adirondack Nature Conservancy and Adirondack Land Trust, and board member of The Natural Museum of the Adirondacks. Mr. Svenson is a member of both the American and the New York State Bar Associations.
Charles earned a B.A. with highest honors from Hamilton College in 1961 and an L.L.B. cum laude from Harvard Law School.Short Biography