Managing Director

Ed Hirs

A Masters in Economics and a Masters in Business Administration from Yale, Ed Hirs is internationally recognized as an expert and economist in energy. He was the co-founder of an independent power producer, as well and the principal of an investment banking firm and consultant to the DOE Office of Conservation & Solar Energy, among others.

Solar and Energy Technologies

Houston, TX
  • BA, MA Economics, MBA, Yale University
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Internationally recognized expert and economist in all forms of energy
  • Managing Director, Hillhouse Resources LLC, an oil and gas company
  • Partner and CFO, DJ Resources, early shale oil developer building 166,000 acre DJ Basin position at high multiple cash returns
  • Co-Founder of independent power producer—sold to primary investor
  • Principal of Hirs and Company, Houston, Texas investment banking firm, acquired Niven Associates in successful buyout
  • Consultant, DOE Office of Conservation & Solar Energy, and Mobil Oil


  • Completed over a dozen authorships, papers and publications; quoted extensively across the world on energy markets

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