Robert Chronowski brings 40+ years of expertise to the Inveniam team. Mr. Chronowski has worked with diverse clients including the World Bank, the United Nations, the Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, Climate Change Capital, C-Quest Capital, the Dutch Government, the U.S. Government, and multiple private companies. Since 1982 he has worked with or for multilateral, bilateral, and private entities that are engaged in major program and project finance activities. He has been directly responsible for initiatives involving policy development, legislative development, regulatory reform, technology applications, finance structuring, and environmental and social assessment.
From 2002-2006, Mr. Chronowski has worked as Advisor to the Funds Manager of the World Bank’s Carbon Finance Business and was directly involved in the procurement of $1 billion (US) in Carbon Emission Reduction Credits globally from many types of qualified projects, including projects in Africa. From 2006-2007, Mr. Chronowski was on retainer as a senior advisor to the World Bank Carbon Fund Manager. From 2006-2010, he was also on annual contract as an Energy Advisor to the International Finance Corporation for project evaluations globally. For two years, beginning in August 2010, Mr. Chronowski assisted the firm of O’Meara, Ferguson, Whelan and Conway in structuring the business plan for a unique Africa Social Development Fund. Mr. Chronowski has also owned and successfully sold several start-ups.
Mr. Chronowski graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy with a B.S. in Marine Engineering in 1964. He did graduate work in Environmental Pollution and Business Administration at Long Island University and the University of North Carolina in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. Mr. Chronowski has been awarded three patents relevant to Conventional and Alternative Energy and has assisted others in securing technology patents. Mr. Chronowski was on the Development Advisory Board for six years from its inception for the Franciscan Sisters TOR of the Sorrowful Mother of Penance that grew out of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio.