Senior Director, Offshore Sales MediterraneanVESTAS

Benoit Gilbert, currently Senior Director Offshore for the Mediterranean region, joined Vestas in June 2017 as Service Director for France, Spain and Portugal. Previously, Benoit acquired an experience on one hand of more than 10 years in the development and investment in renewable energy projects for the account of Epuron-Impax AM and Macquarie owned funds renewables energy companies, and on the other hand, nearly 10 years also in the management of major nuclear and hydroelectric projects in Europe, Asia and South America on behalf of Alstom and AREVA NP. Benoît is also a member of the Board of Directors of France Energie Eolienne (French Wind Association), a graduate of ESSEC and Grenoble INP.


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Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with +164 GW of wind turbines in 88 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. With a vision to become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions, everything we do revolves around the development and deployment of sustainable energy solutions. Every day, our 29,000 employees help to create a better world by designing, manufacturing, installing, developing, and servicing wind energy and hybrid projects all over the world. With +164 GW of wind turbines installed in 88 countries, our sustainable energy solutions have already prevented 1.5 billion tonnes³ of CO₂ being emitted into the atmosphere and contributed to a more sustainable energy system. We have more than 40 years of experience in wind energy and were the first company to reach the 100 GW landmarks for both the installation and service of wind turbines. As such, we believe we have already played a crucial role in laying the foundations for the sustainable era, and that we are uniquely positioned to show the path to a sustainable planet. Wind energy is our heritage and core competence. We believe wind will form the backbone of the sustainable energy systems of the future, and we remain focused on developing solutions that accelerate the energy transition and strengthen Vestas’ continued leadership in wind.