Chairman of the Board
EDP Renewables North America LLC
Gabriel Alonso has been working within the wind energy industry for over 15 years and his career has spanned the globe to include several countries in Europe, North America and North Africa. Gabriel currently serves as both the Chief Executive Officer of EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR NA) as well as a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors to EDP Renewables S.A. (EDPR). Gabriel joined EDPR NA, then Horizon Wind Energy, in July 2007 after the acquisition by Energias de Portugual, S.A. (EDP), and has served as Chief Development Officer (CDO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO), with full responsibility for overseeing development, engineering, construction, energy management, asset management, procurement and operations and maintenance. Prior to Alonso’s involvement with EDP, he served in several executive roles with Gamesa in both Europe and in the United States. Alonso holds a law degree and a Master of Science degree in economics, each from the University of Deusto in Spain, and has completed an Advanced Management Program at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. AWEA Leadership Council Member.