Workshop: UXO Risk Reduction Strategies for Each Step in the ALARP Process
Jennifer Palestrant is Director of Business Development for Offshore Wind for North and South America for Fugro. Fugro is the world’s leading Geo-data specialist for providing integrated data acquisition, analysis, and advice.
In October 2019, Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northam appointed Jennifer as the Commonwealth’s first Director of Offshore Wind and Chief Deputy for the Virginia Department of Energy.
Previously, Jennifer served as Director of the SMART Center, a National Science Foundation Grant promoting maritime and offshore wind education nationwide at Tidewater Community College (TCC). She also ran TCC’s US Coast Guard Maritime training program. Jennifer served as Senior Vice President for Membership and Communications for the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.
Jennifer has over thirty years of marketing and management experience. She earned a Master’s in Business Administration in Marketing and Finance from the Mason School of Business at the College of William and Mary and a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Wooster in Ohio.