Jim Murphy is Invenergy’s co-founder, President & Corporate Business Leader. He is responsible for the general management of the company and overseeing the legal, finance, human resources, public affairs, and business administration functions. With more than 40 years of experience in the energy industry, Murphy has managed the negotiation and execution of nearly $50 billion in private equity and debt investments, power plant acquisitions and sales, and project financing. He manages the relationships with all stakeholders in the company’s business units and is a member of the Investment Committee for Energize Ventures, the venture capital fund managed by Invenergy. Murphy also serves on the Board of Reactivate LLC, Invenergy’s community solar development platform.
Murphy served for many years on the Boards of Directors of the American Wind Energy Association, American Council on Renewable Energy, and American Clean Power Association, and was the inaugural chair of the ACP Board. Prior to the formation of Invenergy in 2001, he was Chief Financial Officer at SkyGen Energy LLC, Vice President at The Deerpath Group, Inc., and a Manager at Arthur Andersen. Murphy received a BS from the University of Illinois, magna cum laude, and a CPA certification from the University of Illinois.