Stephen Coughlin

CEO
Fluence
Stephen Coughlin leads the Fluence team and its efforts to accelerate energy storage adoption globally, to transform the way we power our world and ensure a more sustainable future.
 
Before joining Fluence, Stephen led the AES Energy Storage business unit through a high-growth phase and through the merger transaction and integration with Siemens Energy Storage that created Fluence. 
 
Across ten years at the AES Corporation, Stephen led the Corporate Strategy & Investments team, managed the executive team’s capital investment committee tasked with shaping the company’s investment portfolio, served as Chief of Staff to AES’s CEO and Director of Finance for AES’s global wind generation organization. 
 
Earlier in his career, Stephen held positions as an economic consultant and in corporate finance and strategic planning in the telecommunications industry.  Stephen holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and a bachelor's in commerce and finance from the University of Virginia.