Meet our Team

Our team comes from diverse backgrounds including investment banking, financial advisory, non-profit management, and engineering. We share a common commitment to serving our clients.

Trenton Allen

Trenton Allen

Managing Director and CEO

Founder. Energy and capital markets professional with nearly twenty years of experience. Lead’s SCA’s business development and client engagement activities with governments, utilities, developers, and investors for global sustainable infrastructure opportunities. Adjunct professor at the University of Delaware. Founded Katalusis Foundation in 2005.

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Jerome Cox

Jerome Cox

Director

Economic development and capital markets professional with over 12 years of experience, executing financings totaling over $2B. Advises governments, governmental agencies and investors on sustainable infrastructure projects primarily in the Caribbean. Jerome is excited about economic development that provides real value in terms of jobs, training and re-shaping communities.

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Jennifer Silvi

Jennifer Silvi

Vice President, Research and Policy

Policy expert, researcher, and published author focused on emerging markets, disruptive technology and innovation, energy systems and sustainable economic growth. Over 13 years of experience covering carbon finance, renewable energy systems, solar, building efficiency, LEED, HVAC, fluorochemicals, GHG accounting, compliance and regulation, corporate sustainability, and climate strategy. Advises foundations, government entities and the private sector. Writing has been featured by The World Bank, The Economist Intelligence Unit, The World Economic Forum, the MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth, the Rockefeller Investor Group, and the Joint US-China Cooperation for Clean Energy.

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Melis Tezel

Melis Tezel

Junior Associate

Recent graduate of MA in Organizational Leadership with prior background in Systems Engineering. Special focus on renewable energy operations and finance, strategy development and risk analysis. Works closely with clients, providing strategic and analytical support.

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