Peter George is the Director, Enterprise Development and Investment with the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. An energy-focused investment professional, he has held a number of positions both as principal investor and advisor. Most recently, he created and led the Advisory Services group at GVEP International, a business strategy and investment advisor focused on off-grid and distributed energy solutions in Africa. Prior to GVEP, he was an investment professional for ArcLight Capital Partners, a leading energy-focused private equity firm with $10B under management and based in Boston. Peter started his career in the investment banking group at Merrill Lynch, where he focused on energy sector transactions. Peter holds a Bachelors of Business Administration with a finance specialization from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.