Executive Director, Loan Programs Office, U.S. Department of Energy
Peter W. Davidson was appointed by President Obama to serve as the Executive Director of the Loan Programs Office (LPO) at the U.S. Department of Energy. Mr. Davidson oversees the program’s more than $30 billion portfolio of clean energy and advanced vehicle loans and loan guarantees, making it the largest project finance organization in the U.S. government. Mr. Davidson is responsible for ensuring that the LPO carries out its mission to accelerate the deployment of innovative clean energy projects and domestic advanced vehicle manufacturing. By providing debt capital to a broad range of renewable energy, advanced fossil energy, and nuclear energy projects, as well as advanced vehicle manufacturing facilities; the LPO is supporting economic development across the U.S., promoting an “all-of-the-above” energy strategy, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Mr. Davidson has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.