Pickering Energy Partners (PEP) appointed its energy transition board to help grow the firm's energy transition practice, a company press release announced on Sept. 13.

The board will provide strategic guidance on legacy industry trends, as well as the potential impacts of regulatory and macroeconomic changes, to provide the company with insights to evaluate capital raising partners, investment opportunities and engaging strategic clients.

Comprised of experienced energy leaders from different aspects of the industry, the appointed board members will bring their clean energy and decarbonization-focused leadership to the board, led by PEP chief investment officer Dan Pickering.

“I am excited to have the board’s influential perspectives on our team who is dedicated to creating a true center of excellence for the industry’s capital raising and investing needs," PEP investment baking practices leader Jason Martinez commented in the release.

"We have brought together a world-class group, including energy transition investors, company executives, clean and enabling technology experts, and policy thought leaders to benefit our clients," he continued. "The board’s knowledge and experience will provide a boost in our continued goal to transform the future of energy.”

Additional appointments include: Andrejka Bernatova, CEO, ESGEN Acquisition Corp.; Meg Gentle, executive director, HIF Global; David Heikkinen, executive vice president, Carbon Vert; C. Kay McCall, chairman, Renewable Energy Alliance Houston; Brook Papau, CEO, Orennia; and Nick Tiller, investor and founder, Sustainable America.

Serving as an ambassador to the firm, the volunteer board members will create "tangible value" for the company and its clients, PEP stated in the release.

“Bringing this board together is a natural next step as we continue to evaluate opportunities and deals not only for their return to shareholders, but also their ability to tangibly lead to a carbon-free future," PEP president Walker Moody added in the release. "Our team’s track record in energy deals is bar none. I cannot think of a better qualified team to advise on high growth energy sectors.”