Maria Fields, Managing Director, Investor Relations - Joule Assets
Maria has a 20-year history working in strategy, business development, venture capital and M&A in a range of industries including energy, aerospace, biotech, medical devices as well as non-profits. At Joule Assets, a real assets fund dedicated to efficiency and demand management project finance, Maria works on fund build out and development strategy with a range of ERA Fund partners including family offices, consultants, endowments and large institutionals with strategic interest in this emerging asset class.
Maria is a frequent speaker on a range of topics including alternative and impact investing; efficiency finance; and market development in distributed energy resources (DER’s) including policy tools such as Community Choice Aggregation and MicroGrids that open access to “grid edge” markets. She earned an MBA with high honors from Columbia University, a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a BA in Fine Arts, both from Lehigh University.