Reid Capalino is a Principal with the Aligned Intermediary (AI), an investment advisory group created to help long-term investors channel institutional capital into clean energy, water infrastructure, and waste-to-value projects. AI currently has seven Members who collectively have pledged over $1.4 billion for investments into climate solutions.
Previously Reid worked as an Analyst at Deutsche Bank Climate Advisors (DBCCA). At DBCCA Reid assisted fund managers with $3 billion AUM to evaluate investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and agriculture. In this role Reid also managed complex research engagements with external partners such as the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Rocky Mountain Institute, the Generation Foundation (part of Generation Investment Management), the US Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance, and the Investor Network on Climate Risk. Much of this work built on Reid’s previous experience in the solar industry with Solaria Corporation and the Solar Electric Power Association.
Reid has also served as a Senior Energy Analyst at the Carbon Tracker Initiative, a financial think tank focused on energy and climate issues. He has authored numerous reports related to clean energy investment opportunities, including the January 2014 Clean Trillion report. Reid’s publications have been covered by, among others, the New York Times, The Financial Times, The Guardian, and Bloomberg.
Reid has a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Reed College. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Environmental Voter Project.
Reid lives with his wife and son in New York City.