Aerial view of power plant
Led minority investment for GS’ first US IPP biz, 972MW Linden Cogen at NYISO

LG Chem
GS Energy

Two engineers fully kitted in protective gear inspecting lithium ion cathode materials with flashlight
Led strategy in energy storage for GS Energy, including GS’ Lithium-Ion cathode materials business supplying LG Chem and Samsung SDI
Incheon Total Energy Company
Arial view of Incheon Energy Company
Led majority investment in Incheon Total Energy 206MW Combined Heat and Power, and districting heating business

GS Energy
Monitor Group
Samsung Securities

Northwestern Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University

Q Song

Seoul, Korea | Houston, Texas

Q is an executive and investor in power and renewables, having led a range of investment and strategy efforts for GS Group, one of the largest diversified energy companies in the world, and a limited partner in ETV. He sits on the investment committee of Energy Transition Ventures in its Houston office and works closely with the GS Group corporate venture arms at GS Futures and GS Energy.

Q served as General Manager at GS Electric Power Solutions, a leading IPP. He helped drive the expansion of GS EPS into North American and international energy markets. Q led the minority investment in, and sits on the board of, the 972 MW Linden Cogen in NYISO, GS Group's first power plant investment in North America.  Prior to GS EPS, as a GM of Biz Dev at GS Energy, Q led its majority investment in Incheon Total Energy, a 206MW CHP and district heating business, and its minority investment in the Baramulti Coal Mine in Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Q served as GM of Strategic Planning at GS Energy, overseeing strategies in LiB materials, mobility, and waste-to-energy including its LI battery cathode materials business for EVs, GSEM, the early studies of car-sharing and EV charging at the parking business of GS, GS Park 24, scale-up of WTE facility using plasma gasification, GS Platech, as well as leading its investment and R&D efforts in fuel cells and storage.

Q joined GS after roles in management consulting at Monitor Group, working on strategy for F500 customers from consumer products to energy storage. He began his career in M&A at Samsung Securities, before earning an MBA at Northwestern (Kellogg), holds his Bachelors from Yonsei Univ, and is a tournament level Kendo medalist.

Craig Lawrence has served in venture capital, engineering, product, and executive roles across his 25 year career.

Craig led energy investing at leading Silicon Valley venture fund Accel Partners during the heart of the “first wave” of cleantech venture capital. During that period, Accel had one of the highest success rates in cleantech of any major Silicon Valley VC, investing in early stage cleantech companies, with exits from SunRun (NASDAQ: RUN), now the leading residential solar provider in the US, and OPower (NYSE: OPWR, acquired by NYSE:ORCL), the leading energy efficiency software and service provider to utilities.

Craig has held senior executive roles at leading companies driving the energy transition, including Vice President of Products at energy analytics software startup Treverity, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at SolarBridge Technologies - one of the leading residential solar inverter manufacturers (acquired by NASDAQ:SPWR), and General Manager of Residential Solar at SunEdison, one of the pioneers in solar project development and financing.

Craig began his career as a design engineer, and then served as a Practice Lead at IDEO, a global design, engineering and innovation firm helping clients across multiple industries launch innovative products and services. Craig created and led IDEO’s energy practice, advising many of the leading energy tech startups on their product launches.  Craig is an inventor on patents ranging from portable fuel cells to office furniture. Craig holds a B.S. in Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Stanford University.


Led product management for the world’s first high volume AC module, acquired by SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR)

Over $250M in sales


Industrial Design at IDEO for Bloombox, the world’s best selling fuel cell product

Over $1B sales, IPO (NYSE: BE)


Industrial Design at IDEO for Bloombox, the world’s best selling fuel cell product

Over $1B sales, IPO (NYSE: BE)