Ethan Zindler

Head of Americas

Bloomberg New Energy Finance



Ethan is Head of Policy Analysis at Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) with responsibility for managing and expanding coverage of key policy developments globally impacting renewables, biofuels, and energy efficiency. He is also specifically tasked with managing the company’s research efforts in the Americas.

From 2006 to May 2010, Zindler served as BNEF’s Head of North American Research. In that role, he set the firm’s research agenda for the US, Canada, and Mexico while overseeing a regional team of analysts, researchers, and news writers.

Based in Washington, Ethan’s particular area of expertise is US clean energy policy and he has written extensively on the Obama administration’s moves on key regulations as well as about legislation before Congress. Ethan serves as New Energy Finance’s main spokesperson in North America and has been quoted extensively in the media, including in the Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, Fortune, and elsewhere. He has spoken at numerous conferences including those organized by the United Nations, National Governors Association, Platts, and others. He has testified on clean energy issues before the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee as well as the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

Ethan previously served in the Clinton White House. He also spent two years as a reporter covering the controversy surrounding the proposed Cape Wind offshore wind farm.