Partner at Bingham McCutchen LL. He is also a Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer Feld LLP. Mr. Worenklein served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at US Power Generating Company, from March 2003 to September 2008. He founded US Power Generating Company in 2003. From 1998 to 2003 the former chairman and chief executive officer of US Power Generating Company, which owns and operates power projects in the United States.
Before forming US Power Generating Company in April 2003, Mr. Worenklein served as a senior banker at Lehman Brothers and Societe Generale. In 2002 he received the first Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Infrastructure Journal in London. Mr. Worenklein served as Adjunct Professor of Finance at New York University and is a trustee of the Committee for Economic Development and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Globeleq, a power company owned by the Commonwealth Development Corporation, and of Ormat Technologies, Inc., an NYSE-listed public company which develops and owns geothermal and other renewable energy projects in the United States and around the world. Mr. Worenklein has served on the Board of Trustees of United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, Inc. and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York. He has served for over 25 years as President and now Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Old Broadway Synagogue in New York.
He has a BA degree from Columbia College (1969) and JD and MBA degrees from NYU Law School and from NYU Graduate School of Business Administration, now the Stern School of Business (1973).more » « less