Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a global infrastructure investor, announced the launch of Skyborn Renewables, a leading player in the wind power industry. Skyborn Renewables (Skyborn) was previously operated as wpd offshore.
In May, GIP announced an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the business. The transaction closed on September 15, 2022.
Skyborn Renewables team
Achim Berge Olsen, CEO
Joao Metelo, Chief Investment & Financial Officer (CIFO)
Morten Melin, Co-Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Thomas Karst, Co-Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Lars Muck, Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Cathrin Browne, General Counsel (GC)
The assets of Skyborn include interests in 5 operating and under-construction projects in Germany, France and Taiwan; and a pipeline of over 30 GW (gross) of offshore wind projects in various stages of development. The company has over 20 years of development experience, a track record of ~7 GW developed to date, and a presence in 15 European and APAC markets.