Neil S. Suslak is a co-founder and Managing Director with Braemar Energy Ventures and has more than 20 years of experience in the venture capital and investment banking industries, largely in the energy space. Mr. Suslak has been a board member since 2006, when the company was founded. He currently chairs the Audit Committee.
Prior to co-founding Braemar, he worked at S.G. Warburg and Co. and Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS) in the corporate finance area and was in charge of the bank's equity capital markets business in North America. During his career, he completed numerous financing and advisory assignments for clients in the energy, communications and transportation sectors.
Mr. Suslak has an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A. from The University of Rochester. He is also on the board of directors of the Venture Investors Association of New York (VIANY), the North American Advisory Board of The Cleantech Organization and is a member of the New York City Investment Fund Cleantech Sector, and the Venture Capital Advisory Panel for the Governor’s Task Force on Diversifying the N.Y. State Economy.