E12 P2 : Jennifer Garvey, Head of New York Market Strategy, Ørsted

In this episode, Frank wraps up his chat with Jennifer Garvey, the Head of New York Market Strategy at Ørsted, a leading Danish energy company that is transforming the world with offshore wind power. Jennifer shares her insights on how she handled the challenges and opposition that South Fork Wind faced from some local stakeholders, and how she maintained her composure and resilience throughout the process. She also gives us an update on the offshore construction progress and the timeline for completing the project by the end of 2023. Jennifer reveals how she feels about seeing the results of her hard work and dedication, and how South Fork Wind will benefit the community of East Hampton and beyond by providing clean, renewable energy for electricity.  Tune in to hear this inspiring and informative conversation! About Jennifer Garvey: Jennifer is the Head of New York Market Strategy for Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind. In this role in she leads government and community relations for the execution of Ørsted’s two project’s for the state – South Fork Wind and Sunrise Wind. Jennifer has extensive experience in environmental policy, grassroots communication, coalition building and legislative affairs. She began working on the state’s first offshore wind project in 2017 after serving as Associate Director and Co-Founder of the New York State Center for Clean Water Technology at Stony Brook University. Prior to that, Jen served as Deputy Chief of Staff for the Town of Southampton, where she managed a broad portfolio of issues with a particular focus on environmental and land-use policies. Jennifer holds a master’s degree in public relations from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the State University of New York at Geneseo.

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Frank is an international speaker on net-zero, carbon-neutral, sustainable, and resilient buildings. He led the completion of the Hamptons Green Alliance House, the first building in the world to be certified carbon neutral in the construction phase.

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