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A

Dr Frank Adam
Doktor-Ingenieur (Doctor of Engineering)
Christer af Geijerstam
Project Director for the New York
Statoil
Dr. Robert Andersson
Product Manager
Fugro

B

Alicia Barton
President and CEO
NYS Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
Philipp Beiter
Offshore Wind Economist
James Bennett
Program Manager and Chief of the Office of Renewable Energy Programs
BOEM, U.S. Department of the Interior
Mr. Michael Bjerrum
CCO and Partner
Shoreline AS
Mr. Nicolas BONNIER
Regional Segment Leader - North America, Central America & Caribbean Renewable Energy
Jay Borkland
Research Associate Professor
Tufts University
Ms Una Brosnan
Business and Strategy Development Manager
Atkins
Thomas Brostrom
General Manager North America Wind Power
DONG Energy
Mr. Stephen Byrd
Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

C

Dr. Drew Carey
Managing Partner
INSPIRE Environmental
Timothy Charters
Senior Director, Government and Political Affairs
National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA)
Mr. Upendra Chivukula
Commissioner
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
The Honorable Lars Christian Lilleholt
Minister
Energy, Utilities and Climate of Denmark
Jonathan Cole
Managing Director, Offshore
Iberdrola
Dr. Sarah Courbis
Marine Mammal Specialist
Ecology and Environment, Inc.
M. Benjamin Cowan
Partner
Locke Lord LLP
Ms Ellen Crivella
Senior Manager, Strategy and Business Development
Walter Cruickshank PhD
Acting Director
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

D

Dr Habib Joseph Dagher, P.E.
Executive Director, UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Center
Rick Damiani
Sr. Engineer
NREL/NWTC
Boone Davis
Principal
The Renewables Consulting Group
Nuno Dias Andrade
Managing Director, Head of Project & Acquisition Finance
Santander Global Corporate Banking
Julien Dumoulin-Smith
Head of US Power, Utilities & Alt Energy Research
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

E

Mr. Paul English
Technical Director - Environmental Consultancy

F

Thomas Falcone
CEO
Long Island Power Authority
Mr. Kai Fiand
Sales Manager
Mr. Matthew Filippelli
Principal Engineer
AWS Truepower, a UL Company
Kimberly Fitzgibbons
Environmental Sector Manager
Mr Jason Folsom
Head of Sales, Offshore Americas
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Inc
Dr. Steve Freeman
Director
The Renewables Consulting Group

G

Mr. Mathieu Gaumond
Test Engineer
DNV GL
Mr Taylor Geer
Service Line Leader, Project Development
DNV GL
Andy Geissbuehler
Managing Partner, Renewable Resources International, in partnership with BVG Associates
Martin Volker Gerhardt
Head of Offshore Platforms and Portfolio Management
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Caleb Gordon
Ornithologist / Texas Branch Manager
WEST
Mr. Ross Gould
Energy Program Manager
Tristan Grimbert
President and CEO
EDF Renewable Energy

H

Alex Hall
Principal Geotechnical Engineer
Atkins
Mr. Dwyer Haney
Product Manager: Wind Plant Optimization
Renewable NRG Systems
Doreen Harris
Director, Large-Scale Renewables
NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research & Development Authority)
Carolyn Heeps
Consultant
DONG Energy Wind Power US
Dr. Andrew Henderson
Lead Offshore Windfarm Engineer
Yale Henderson
Managing Director - Energy Investments
JPM Capital Corporation
Mr. John Hensley
Deputy Director, Industry Data & Analysis
American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)
Christine Hirt
Graduate Student
University of Delaware, Center for Carbon-free Power Integration (CCPI)
The Honorable Kathy Hochul
Lieutenant Governor
State of New York
Jon A. Hrobsky
Policy Director
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
Ms Emily Huggins Jones
Partner
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

J

Mr. Rhodri James
Manager, Policy & Innovation, The Carbon Trust
Mr Eric Johansson
Professor of Maritime Transportation, SUNY Maritime College

K

Mr. Philip Karmel
Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
Kit Kennedy
Director, Energy & Transportation Program
Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC)
Ms Aileen Kenney
Vice President of Permitting and Environmental Affairs at Deepwater Wind
Tom Kiernan
Chief Executive Officer
American Wind Energy Association
Jim King
MD
CIBC
Nick Knapp
Principal & Managing Director
CohnReznick Capital
Mr. Brian Krevor
Environmental Protection Specialist
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

L

Mr Gregory Lampman
Senior Project Manager
NYSERDA
Mr George LaPointe
Consultant, Marine Fisheries and Ocean Environmental Policy
Kevin Law
President & CEO
Long Island Association
Steve Lockard
President & CEO
TPI Composites, Inc.

M

Ramesh Maini
President
Zentech
Sebastien Manceau
Chief Geotechnical Engineer
Atkins
Lance Markowitz
Managing Director & Group Head, Leasing and Merchant Banking
MUFG Union Bank
Joe Martens
Director
New York Offshore Wind Alliance
Keith Martin
Co-Head, Project Finance Group
Norton Rose Fulbright
Greg Matzat
Senior Advisor
NYSERDA
Stephanie McClellan
Director, Special Initiative on Offshore Wind
University of Delaware
Mr Georg Michels
CEO Salzgitter Mannesmann Renewables
Salzgitter AG
Joe Mikrut
Partner
Capitol Tax Partners
Mr. Pavel Molchanov
Sr. Vice President and Equity Research Analyst
Raymond James & Associates
Michelle Morin
Chief, Environment Branch for Renewable Energy
Dr. Guillermo Munoz
Project Manager
Tony Muoser
Managing Director
Rabobank - Project Finance
Mr. Walt Musial
Manager Offshore Wind
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

N

Mr. Mark Neiswender
Director of Operations / Meteorologist
WRI Energy
Mr. Thomas Newcomb
Senior Associate
Susan Nickey
Managing Director
Hannon Armstrong

O

Michael Olsen
Senior Director, Business Dev.
Statoil Wind US LLC

P

Steve Pike
CEO
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)
Clint Plummer
Vice President of Development
Deepwater Wind LLC

R

Jose Restrepo
Chief Engineer, Grid Technologies
SNC Lavalin Inc.
Paul Rich
Director, Project Development
US Wind, Inc.
Ms Julia Robinson Willmott
Senior Scientist
Normandeau Associates
David Rowland
New Business Director - Offshore
Avangrid/ Iberdrola

S

Nathalie Schils
Deputy Project Manager
Tetra Tech, Inc.
Meghan Schultz
Senior Vice President – Finance
Invenergy LLC
Dr. Ting Sie Chui
Technical Director
COWI
Mr Kevin Smith
Geoscience Manager
Mr. Michael Stephenson
Offshore Wind Associate
Carbon Trust
Mr. Daniel Stevens
Director
The Renewables Consulting Group

T

Mr. James Thornton
Sr. Environmental Planner
Ecology and Environment, Inc.
Mary Beth Tung
Director
Maryland Energy Administration

U

Dr. Timothy Unruh
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Power
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

W

Karel Wagner
Senior Engineer
GustoMSC
Mr. Bill Wall
Project Director, LS Cable America
Kevin Walsh
Managing Director
GE Energy Financial Services
Mr. Fabian Wendt
Research Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Bill White
Senior Director for Offshore Wind
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)
Dr. Sandra Whitehouse
Senior Policy Advisor and Consultant, Ocean Conservancy
Ms Kate Williams
Wildlife and Renewable Energy Program Director, Biodiversity Research Institute
Mr. Jon Windham
Alternative Energy & Environmental Services
Barclays Equity Research
Dr. Ryan Wiser
Senior Scientist
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Daniel Woodman
US Business Development Manager - Renewable Energy

Z

Florian Zerhusen
CEO & President
BayWa r.e. Wind LLC