Jake Erhard is a partner and Head of ESG at Arclight Clean Transition Corp., where he has worked in various leadership positions since September 2001. Erhard has 20 years of energy finance and private equity experience. Erhard joined Proterra’s board of directors upon the closing of the business combination between Proterra and ACTC I. Erhard was previously a director at American Midstream Partners, L.P., Buckeye Partners, LP, and JP Energy Partners, L.P. Prior to joining ArcLight, Erhard was an analyst at the investment banking firm Schroder Wertheim, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions. Erhard earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Princeton University and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.