Lars Thaaning Pedersen, CEO, has 15 years of experience with development, construction and operation of offshore wind farms. He is also the Co-CEO of Copenhagen Offshore Partners, a company focused on the development of offshore wind projects globally to suit the investment profile of infrastructure funds managed by CIP. Lars is responsible for CIP’s project development portfolio in North America, and has been deeply involved in maturing the US offshore wind market since 2016 through the development of projects such as the Vineyard Wind 1 project. the first commercial-scale US offshore wind project to be awarded a PPA in 2018, and in 2021 becoming the first large-scale project in the US to move into the construction phase.