Director of Development, Rise Light & Power
Richmond Young is Director of Development at Rise Light & Power, where he manages the development of the Outerbridge Renewable Connector project in South Amboy, New Jersey.
Young brings over fifteen years of strategy, M&A, and project development experience in the renewable energy industry. Most recently, Young was Senior Director of Corporate Development at New Jersey-based Covanta, where he led multi-disciplinary teams to originate, diligence, and advance large-scale renewable energy projects towards financial close. Young was also a key member of the Covanta team that executed the strategic review process, culminating in a take-private transaction by EQT Infrastructure.
Young earned an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and a BBA in Accounting from Simon Fraser University.