Ian Adams

Managing Director

As Managing Director, Ian leads Clean Energy Trust’s efforts to identify new innovations and investment opportunities and works to develop new initiatives to support early-stage innovation. Ian also supports Clean Energy Trust’s portfolio, serving as a board observer for five companies.

Prior to joining CET, Ian served as an aide to the U.S. Secretary of Energy and worked at the White House. He began his career on former President Obama’s first presidential campaign. Ian completed his undergraduate studies in economics and political science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received his MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.