Marguerite Catanzaro

Vice President, Breakthrough Energy Catalyst

Marguerite joined Breakthrough Energy from GE Energy Financial Services where she held lead roles investing across a broad range of international and domestic energy sector and infrastructure projects. Over her 17-year career with GE she leveraged the company’s industrial and commercial footprint in developed and developing power markets to underwrite new market entry while delivering competitive commercial and financial customer solutions. Prior to GE, Marguerite held posts with CMS Energy where she was responsible for establishing and leading the company’s project finance team for the EMEA region, based in London, and was also a project finance banker in New York.

Marguerite holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance and International Business from New York University, Stern School of Business and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science with a minor in French language studies from Drew University, Madison, New Jersey.

Marguerite is a self-described citizen of the world, having grown up in South Africa and lived much of her adult life between the US and Europe. She enjoys traveling and exploring places off the beaten path.