de Sola Pool, Adam
Adam de Sola Pool is CEO of Environmental Investment Partners (EIP), a venture capital firm specializing in all stages of development, including start-up, early venture, expansion, pre-IPO’s and development capital.
Founded in 1997 in the U.S. and Poland, EIP also invests across a broad range of sectors, including helping to build efficiencies into existing Greenfield projects, consultancy work, environmental design and development of sustainable and renewable energy. The firm seeks to focus its investment in Central and Eastern Europe with a special emphasis placed on Poland, Hungary, the Slovak and Czech Republics, Bulgaria, and Romania. It prefers to invest between €½ - 5 million per company, and hold that investment from 2-7 years.
Before becoming CEO of EIP, Adam worked for Salomon Brothers in mergers & acquisitions, the Industrial Bank of Japan, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, where he was one of the first employees, and the National Investment Fund Fortuna (Poland).
Adam is a graduate of MIT (MBA 1988), the University of Chicago (B.A. 1981) and Phillips Academy at Andover (1976).