CEO of ESGEN Acquisition Corporation
Andrea Bernatova serves as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors. Ms. Bernatova served as the CFO and Senior Advisor of Enchanted Rock Energy, a resiliency microgrid company from 2019 to 2021. From 2018 to 2019, she was the CFO of Goodnight Midstream, one of the largest midstream water infrastructure companies in the US. Prior to Goodnight, Ms. Bernatova was the co-founder, EVP and CFO of Core Midstream, a venture infrastructure platform, from 2016 to 2018. Ms. Bernatova started her corporate career as the Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations at PennTex Midstream Partners (NA: PTXP) from 2014 to 2016. At PennTex, she was part of the management team which started the company, grew the platform significantly ultimately leading to an IPO in 2015 and successfully exited the company via a sale to Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ET) and Eagle Claw Midstream in 2016. Prior to her corporate and entrepreneurial experiences, Ms. Bernatova was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse in New York and Houston and served in investment roles at The Blackstone Group in NewYork and at Mubadala Development Company, ~$250B Abu Dhabi investment fund, based in the United Arab Emirates, where she focused primarily on transactions in the renewable sector under the partnership with Masdar.
Ms. Bernatova received her A.B. in Government from Harvard University with a Citation in Spanish.