Paul Jacob

President and CEO
Rye Development

Joining Rye’s predecessor, Free Flow Power as it pivoted to focus on conventional hydropower, Paul has been responsible for project and corporate development with a focus on commercial activities and governmental and stakeholder outreach.

Previously, Paul spent 10 years with the Edison Mission Energy group, as President of Marketing and Trading, where he managed an $8 billion portfolio of wind, coal and natural gas fired generation. Prior to that, Paul spent nearly a decade with the Citizens Energy companies building an energy management and marketing venture and helping to define the structure of the electricity marketplace.

Paul holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design.