Jacques Nader Head

Global of Blade Design Research & Development Center of Excellence Siemens

Jacques is the head of Global Offshore Blade Design at Siemens Gamesa (SGRE) and the Head of the Global Wind Energy Innovation Center located in Boulder, Colorado.

Since joining SGRE in 2012 Jacques played a critical role in growing the Boulder center as a global world class R&D competence center for wind Energy and blade design. 

Today, Jacques and his team are responsible for the design of all offshore blade products at SGRE including SGRE’s 108 meter blade for the 14MW-222 turbine.

Before joining Siemens Gamesa, Jacques had multiple leadership positions at the Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) at the University of Maine where he led the development of several R&D programs in the area of Wind Energy, Composite Structures, and Nanocomposites. 

Jacques has Masters of Science degrees in mechanical engineering, civil engineering and Business Administration from the University of Maine.