Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

Andrew J. Bernstein

Managing Partner, Kearsarge Energy


Andrew J. Bernstein is a managing partner at Kearsarge Energy, a full-service renewable energy project development, finance and operating company, with a dual mission to help build a more sustainable world and to provide superior returns to all project stakeholders and the environment. Recently named an Entrepreneur of the Year® 2019 Award Finalist in New England, Andrew has over twenty-eight years of executive leadership experience managing a broad range of organizations and divisions of large publicly traded corporations to early stage entrepreneurial enterprises with two successful exits. Andrew served as CEO & President of Cymfony Inc., a market intelligence and media analysis company which was purchased by TNS Media in 2007 and then WPP PLC.

Previously, Andrew was managing Partner of HotHouse Venture Partners, an early stage venture capital and consulting organization, and Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Articulate Systems, a software company specializing in voice and data applications acquired by Lernout & Hauspie in 1999. In addition, Andrew has also worked in investment banking where he focused on capital formation, project finance and mergers and acquisitions. He started and ran the global division of a publicly traded NYSE company for five years. He also currently serves on or leads several for-profit and non-profit boards. Andrew is a graduate of Brown University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School with Honors.

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