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Christopher Hunt

Partner & Managing Director at Riverstone


Mr. Hunt joined Riverstone in 2008. Through his more than thirty-year career, he has primarily specialized in renewable and conventional power and natural gas projects. Mr. Hunt has developed, constructed, financed and operated energy businesses in over 25 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. He has completed several hundred facilities totaling more than 35 GW of power capacity and several million gas customers. Prior to joining Riverstone, Mr. Hunt ran international power development and generation businesses for both BP and Enron. He was also responsible for various commodity trading and finance businesses. Prior to that, Mr. Hunt developed a wide range of international energy assets, serving in capacities ranging from Chief Executive, President or Board member.

Mr. Hunt currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Pattern Energy, Silver Ridge, Velocita, Enviva Holdings, NTR, and Avant Energy. He received his B.A. from Wesleyan University and his M.B.A. from Columbia University. He has also completed various postgraduate training at Harvard, Stanford, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Oxford University. In addition, he is a Professor of Practice at Imperial Business School in London.