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Robert Marcum Portrait

Bob Marcum is the Chief Operating Officer of the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office. Prior to holding the COO position, Mr. Marcum served as the Director of the Portfolio Management Division in LPO.

Mr. Marcum has over 25 years of experience in project and corporate finance directing nearly $40 billion in capital investments supporting over $70 billion of projects. Before joining LPO, he was Finance Manager at Saudi Aramco and led the financing of the Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company. Prior to that, Mr. Marcum served as Senior Project Officer with the Export-Import Bank of the United States and led project teams in the closing of international debt financings including four Deal of the Year projects in the power, energy and transportation sectors. Before joining Ex-Im Bank, he managed development and financing of independent power projects in Latin America and the Caribbean for Wärtsilä Development and Financial Services.

Mr. Marcum earned an MBA from Georgetown University and has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland.