Álvaro Martínez Palacio
Managing Director, Iberdrola Global Offshore Wind Business
Álvaro has been working in Iberdrola Group since 1999 when he joined the Group Engineering Company to work in large hydraulic projects.
In 2005 he joined the Renewables Division of the group developing hydro and solar projects. Since 2008 he has working in offshore wind where he has been responsible for managing operations and projects across UK, Europe and US. During this period he has been involved in projects like West of Duddon Sands (UK), Wikinger (Germany), Saint Brieuc (France), Baltic Eagle (Germany), Vineyard 1 (US) and East Anglia Hub (UK).
Álvaro was appointed as the Managing Director of Iberdrola’s Global Offshore Wind Business in September 2021. He is responsible for the management of this business in line with the Iberdrola Group’s strategy, seeking to maximize asset profitability while maintaining the highest environmental, safety and quality standards. The Offshore business includes a project portfolio of +30GW in Europe, the USA, Brazil and Asia (1.8 GW under construction) and 1.4 GW of assets under operation.
Member of the Board in Vineyard Wind LLC, East Anglia One limited and Iberdrola Energia Internacional.
Prior to joining Iberdrola he has worked in large infrastructure projects like high speed trains and hydro infrastructure.