Gabriel Schloss currently manages DNV GL’s independent engineering (IE) team responsible for providing solar PV and storage project technical due diligence, project management, and business development services for utility scale projects within North America. His core team of IE project managers coordinates and synthesizes inputs from DNV GL’s specialists to provide holistic, technical due diligence evaluations to support project equity, tax equity, and debt financing. He joined DNV GL in 2018 with more than 10 years of engineering experience in the energy sector and has successfully managed both utility-scale and commercial & industrial (C&I)- scale solar PV projects through the technical due diligence process. Having directly supported the development of PV projects in Texas, Mr. Schloss knows the ERCOT region and requirements for approval. He is a Power Systems Engineer with expertise in low and medium voltage systems having performed system protection studies as well as extensive field equipment testing. Mr. Schloss also worked for the City of New York's Clean Energy and Innovative Technologies office as subject matter expert and project manager for the City's renewable energy systems valued at over $100 million and contributed in creating “Solar 100: New York City’s Municipal Solar Strategy”. From 2016-2018, he led and developed renewable energy curriculum within New York City’s Energy Management Institute, as well as conducting public training programs with local non-profits, Unions, the City’s Department of Education and Department of Corrections, and stakeholders. Mr. Schloss also served as a community economic development specialist in the US Peace Corps in South America where he improved information communication technology skills and promoted Gender Equality initiatives. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University.