Rapid spending on energy transition will hurt the most vulnerable and widen income disparities both within the US and internationally, unless solidarity is consciously addressed in net zero roadmaps. This talk suggests three paths to accomplish better solidarity, enhancing the likely success of any energy transition plan. Todd Dittmann joined Angelo Gordon in 2013 to lead the firm’s energy strategy. He is a Managing Director and a member of the firm’s executive committee. Todd is a seasoned and experienced investment professional who has spent more than 25 years in energy finance with investing and board experience in both public and private companies.
His experience includes the closing of approximately 150 debt, equity, M&A, derivative-linked and other energy related transactions, most of which he completed as a principal investor or lead lender. Todd has previously held roles with D.B. Zwirn & Co., Jefferies & Co. and the Chase Manhattan Bank. Todd holds a B.B.A. degree with a concentration in finance and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Texas, Austin and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx