Don brings a decade of experience in renewable energy with more than 3,900 MW of wind and solar transactions. Don’s expertise is in project development and acquisition. Prior to his role as head of structured finance, North America for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Don was president at Taaleri Energia North America, a Finnish energy project developer, responsible for a 360 MW wind project that is under construction and 950MW of solar that is in financing.
Previously, Don served as Director of Project Finance at Tri Global Energy, a prominent Texas-based developer responsible for 13 utility-scale wind projects that are operational or under construction. Prior to that, he worked in the financial services sector, beginning his career at HSBC in New York focusing on interest rate derivatives and structured products. Don holds a master’s degree from Columbia University, specializing in International Energy Management and Policy, and a bachelors and MBA from Rutgers University.