Sara Chamberlain

Managing Director, Energy Foundry

Sara Chamberlain has worked in the energy and environment sector for more than a decade.  She currently leads venture investment activity for Energy Foundry, an early-stage venture fund based in Chicago.  She maintains an active role with each of the fund’s portfolio companies and sits on the board of SiNode Systems, Advanced Diamond Technologies, and Tank Utility.

Prior to Energy Foundry, Ms. Chamberlain co-managed the government advisory practice for clean technology startups at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where she helped energy startups raise over $300 million in non-dilutive funding. Ms. Chamberlain’s previous experience also includes roles with GE Energy and environmental consulting firm, GaiaTech.  In 2015, she was recognized by Midwest Energy News “40 under 40.”  She holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and a BA in Environmental Studies from Emory University.