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UpWind Leadership Team

Leadership Team

The deep-industry experience and diverse skillset of UpWind Solutions’ management team is unrivaled. Together we have managed the construction and operation of more than 5,000 MW of onshore and offshore wind energy projects in North America. In addition, our leadership team has extensive global energy and global multi-industry experience including work with top Wind Energy and Energy OEMs.


Peter Wells

UpWind CEO Peter WellsChief Executive Officer

Peter was named Chief Executive Officer in September 2011, after serving as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. His demonstrated leadership, vision, and strategic thinking have been instrumental in fulfilling the overall corporate strategy of consistently providing customers a full-service offering at a lower cost per kilowatt hour.

Peter joined UpWind in December 2010 after a decade of service at GE, where he served in a number of roles within GE Energy, including Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, General Manager of Marketing, and Vice President of Parts Services for GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy. During his tenure as the leader of the parts services business, Peter delivered substantial organic growth while significantly improving customer performance metrics. Prior to joining GE in the United States, Peter had over 10 years of commercial operations and project management experience working for European companies in the UK, Belgium, and Asia that provided design and construction management services on large infrastructure projects around the world.

Peter graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a B.Sc (Hons) degree in Quantity Surveying and was elected a professional Associate of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. He received Six Sigma Black Belt certification and attended numerous leadership development courses at GE, including several residential courses at GE’s John F. Welch Leadership Development Center at Crotonville, NY.

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