Our Leadership

Eli Hopson

Foundation Board Member

Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer at the Coalition for Green Capital

Eli Hopson is the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer at the Coalition for Green Capital, which works to create and serve sustainable finance institutions that serve low income and disadvantaged communities. Previously Eli served as the inaugural CEO of the DC Green Bank, Vice President of Legal and Chief Compliance officer at Eagle Creek Renewable Energy and its predecessor Cube Hydro Partners. Hopson’s experience also includes roles at Latham & Watkins LLP, the Union of Concerned Scientists, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Georgetown Climate Center, and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy. He received his bachelor’s degree and Masters of Engineering in environmental engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center.