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Leyline Welcomes Jay Modi as Chief Financial Officer


Leyline is excited to announce that Jay Modi is joining the executive leadership team as chief financial officer. As CFO, Modi will play an essential role in driving Leyline’s growth and ensuring sustainable success for the company. He is responsible for maintaining Leyline’s financial health by optimizing financial processes and providing strategic management of accounting, corporate finance, investor relations, asset management, human resources, and IT functions. Modi’s financial leadership will help Leyline continue making instrumental investments in renewable energy projects.

“Leyline has a novel approach to the way renewable energy projects are financed and developed,” said Erik Lensch, CEO of Leyline. “Jay brings the financial experience, creative leadership, and strategic mindset that Leyline needs to more effectively build and manage the assets that allow us to make crucial development-stage investments.”

Modi has over 15 years of corporate finance experience, including 12 years in the renewable energy industry. Prior to joining Leyline, he worked as senior director of financial planning and analysis (FP&A) and treasury at 8minute Solar Energy, director of finance and administration at Peninsula Clean Energy, and in various roles at SunEdison. Modi brings a wealth of finance knowledge and experience in FP&A, accounting, treasury, and financial reporting. He also has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate capital raise.

Along with his knowledge and experience, Modi brings enthusiasm to his new role. “What attracted me to Leyline is its unique, innovative business model and its team’s collective passion for fighting climate change,” said Modi. “I look forward to working with a team that shares my commitment to renewable energy.”