Paul Gaynor has more than 20 years of experience in the energy field, encompassing leadership and finance roles in the energy, power, pipeline, and renewable energy sectors. In addition, he has been engaged in several landmark energy and power financings across the globe. Since 2004, Gaynor has been responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day management of First Wind, whose operating fleet consists of 16 projects with 980 MW of capacity. Gaynor holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.