Speaking Role at IPF: Plenary
Jeffrey Grybowski is the Chief Executive Officer of US Wind, Inc. and a leader in the offshore wind industry in the United States. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Deepwater Wind from 2012-18, where he led the company’s pathbreaking efforts to launch the offshore wind industry in the United States. He was intimately involved in the development of America’s first offshore wind farm, the Block Island Wind Farm. Under his leadership, the company developed a portfolio of 1,000 MW of awarded offshore wind revenue contracts, including the first offshore wind projects for the states of New York, Maryland, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. After the acquisition of Deepwater Wind by Ørsted, Jeff served as Co-CEO of Ørsted US Offshore Wind until 2019.
Mr. Grybowski has served on the boards of several leading industry organizations, including the American Wind Energy Association, the National Ocean Industries Association, the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center at Stony Brook University, and Roger Williams University.
He previously served as Chief of Staff to the Governor of the State of Rhode Island and practiced corporate law at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder in Providence, Rhode Island, and at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York, New York.
Mr. Grybowski earned an A.B. with Honors in Public Policy from Brown University and a J.D. with High Honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.