Michael Bruce is an energy technology venture capital investor based in Silicon Valley. He serves on the boards of Twelve, Noon Energy, Nautilus Data Technologies, BioLite and Angaza. Before becoming a venture capitalist, Michael served as a Director at Hannon Armstrong Capital (NYSE: HASI), a sustainable infrastructure finance company, where he helped take the company public in 2013 and focused on new financial products such as commercial property assessed clean energy (C-PACE). Prior to Hannon Armstrong, Michael co-founded Manifest Energy, where he developed innovative project models for value-added buildout and optimal deployment of emerging energy technologies. Michael acquired firsthand policymaking experience as Senior Advisor for Finance at the U.S. Department of Energy under President George W. Bush where he was responsible for accelerating the commercialization of advanced energy technologies and served on the ecretary of Energy’s Task Force to create the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (APRA-E). Michael started his career with the Credit Suisse Technology Group in Silicon Valley.
Michael earned a B.S. in Management Sciences and Engineering from Stanford University where he was an NCAA champion swimmer. Michael and his wife, Ally, live in Woodside, CA with their four children.