The City College of New York
Financial Director of the CUNY Energy Institute
Telephone: (212) 650-5041
TIM COYNE is the Financial Director of the CUNY Energy Institute. Tim is a senior financial executive with broad expertise in finance and operations in public and private companies with domestic and global operations. Mr. Coyne received his B.S. in Accounting from the Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York and went on to manage the financial operations of such major corporations as the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of New York, Inc. and Imagistics International Inc. He has broad industry experience and manages the financial resources of the Institute to include budgets and funds from federal, state, private, University, and foundation sources to ensure ethical and fiduciary practices and proper use and accounting for funds.
Tim has extensive experience with emerging battery technologies and energy storage, having served as the Chief Financial Officer for Electro Energy Inc., a NASDAQ listed company providing advanced energy storage systems for transportation, utility and military applications, and Freya Energy, Inc., a start-up company developing commercially viable large format rechargeable lithium ion batteries using a proprietary safety separator that prevents catastrophic battery failure. Tim will also be responsible for business planning related to new ventures that might be spun off based on the intellectual property developed at the Energy Institute.