Marc Chennault is Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of i(x) investments, and Chief Financial Officer of operating subsidiary, WasteFuel. Chennault joins i(x) investments after over twenty years of investment, capital markets, advisory and project development experience in North America and Europe.
Previously, Chennault was Senior Managing Director at a US renewable fuels developer, where he was responsible for identifying, developing, and directing external capital resources into direct investment opportunities within the developer’s portfolio of projects.
Prior to his work in the renewable fuels industry, Chennault was Senior Vice President in Macquarie Group’s Commodities and Global Markets division, where he most recently co-founded and co-headed a principal desk providing bespoke financing solutions to private direct lenders. Earlier at Macquarie, he managed the credit side of a joint-risk book with Macquarie’s upstream reserve finance team consisting of long-only leveraged loans and high yield bonds of U.S. Oil and Gas E&P issuers, and was responsible for several complicated catalyst-driven or transaction-dependent risk and trading positions in the energy and bio-energy sectors.
Before Macquarie, Chennault held various principal risk and trading desk research analytics positions at Citadel Investment Group and Morgan Stanley Special Situations (Fixed Income Division) in New York and London.
Chennault has an MBA from Harvard Business School, as well as MAcc and BBA (with Honors) degrees from the University of Michigan.
Marc resides in New Jersey with his wife and two children, and currently serves on the boards of directors of The Joan Mitchell Foundation and The Reciprocity Foundation, both based in New York City.