Samuel J. Lissner

Managing Director

Sam Lissner is a Managing Director of Ridgewood Energy. Prior to joining Ridgewood in 2013, Sam focused on investing in and building several successful energy-focused businesses at Kohl Partners. During his graduate studies, Sam worked on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Mobile Sources Team and in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.

Sam received his A.B. from Harvard University, where he concentrated in Middle East Studies. He earned a M.S. from New York University focused on energy and environmental policy, and he received an M.B.A. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Sam is a member of the Board of Advisors of NYU’s Center for Global Affairs.

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