DE Shaw Renewable Investments
David Zwillinger is a managing director of D.E. Shaw & Co., L.P. and a member of the D.E. Shaw group’s U.S. Private Equity Investment unit. Mr. Zwillinger is currently focused on investments related to the development, ownership, and operation of renewable energy assets. Since 2012, his activities in those areas have focused on D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments (“DESRI”). DESRI manages investment vehicles that currently own and operate approximately 20 renewable energy projects across the United States. Prior to joining the D.E. Shaw group in 2005, Mr. Zwillinger was an associate at J.P. Morgan Partners, L.L.C. and previous to that a member of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.’s mergers and acquisitions group. He currently serves on the board of managers of Bright Plain Renewable Energy, LLC and on the board of directors of Franklin Holdings (Bermuda), Ltd. Mr. Zwillinger graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers College with a B.A. in economics and earned a B.D. in finance from Rutgers Business School.