According to Healthy Planet Partners:
Michael Richter is the Founder and Managing Partner of Healthy Planet Partners. Prior to starting HPP, he was a Founding Partner of Environmental Capital Partners, a $100 million private equity firm focused on investments in resource efficiency. A former Catto Environment Fellow at the Aspen Institute, Michael currently serves on the Board of Directors for Riverkeeper and serves as a member of the Board of directors for the Sierra Club Foundation. He has collaborated with the Natural Resources Defense Council in their effort to bring the best ecological practices to the sports industry, and he launched Athletes for a Healthy Planet, a group dedicated to fostering an understanding of the connections between environmental issues, human health, economy, social justice and well-being. Michael enjoyed a 15-year career as goalkeeper for the NY Rangers and has represented the United States in numerous international competitions including three US Olympic teams. Michael earned his BA in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale University.