David Milner has served as the Chief Executive Officer of NuGen Capital Management since he founded the company in 2009. Mr. Milner is responsible for the strategic direction and capital allocation of the NuGen platform. NuGen owns and operates large scale solar projects and energy storage systems and has acquired significant land and real estate holdings.
Over the past 20 years, Mr. Milner founded, operated and exited from successful investment companies and businesses in energy and real estate. David was a Director of Climate and Alternate Energy at Hastings Funds Management (www.hfm.com.au), a private equity fund based in Australia and owned by Westpac Bank. Prior to HFM, he was the co-Founder of the Climate Leaders Fund (CLF), a private equity fund in the US and Australia as well as several other investment companies in both energy and real estate. In 2012, Mr. Milner took a sabbatical from NuGen to serve as the Chief Corporate Officer of the “Campaign to Fix the Debt,” a national effort founded by Erskine Bowles and Senator Alan Simpson to encourage a comprehensive debt deal.
David is an independent Board Member of New Senior Investment Group (NASDAQ: SNR) and is a member of the Board of Trustees at the Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC. David has a B.A. in Economics from Middlebury College and attended the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business as a National Fellow.