Wynston Reed
Investor - Clean Energy Ventures

Wynston utilizes his extensive expertise in product financialization and federal energy policy to provide valuable support to climate tech startups.

Wynston commenced his professional journey as a management consultant at Grant Thornton, where he offered his assistance to multinational energy companies and spearheaded federal credit program accounts. In his consulting role, Wynston led research endeavors for various engagements on behalf of the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office. Prior to joining CEV, Wynston served as a Summer Associate Investor at Energy Impact Partners, contributing his skills across their Elevate Future and Flagship fund. In addition to aiding in sourcing and conducting due diligence, Wynston developed a comprehensive database to monitor climate tech startups founded by individuals from diverse backgrounds. During his tenure as a graduate student at MIT, Wynston assumed the role of Business Strategy Lead at Arkea Bio, where he took charge of product financialization and grant funding initiatives.

Wynston holds a Master’s of Finance from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he was honored as a Dean’s Fellow. He pursued his undergraduate education at the University of Maryland, obtaining dual degrees in Finance and International Business. Throughout his academic tenure, Wynston founded the Collegiate Financial Management Association, an organization run by students that imparts financial literacy and fundamental investing knowledge to university and high school students.