Accelerating Offshore Wind. At Youwind Renewables we aim at filling the gap towards the so needed green transition. We strive to accelerate the deployment offshore wind technologies that enhance the skill set of those most eager to take on the challenge. By merging engineering, technology and finance we provide professionals with the optimal tools towards building a more sustainable future.
Deciphering development. Our disruptively user-friendly interface allows both sector experts and newcomers to engage with our products in a straightforward way. At Youwind we believe that a clean future is in all of our hands, and we aim on providing the right IT-tools to relevant players, that is why our products are for everyone.
CEO & Co-founder
Edvald is a Mechanical & Energy Engineer from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden. He has a broad experience from the offshore wind power industry from Ørsted (Denmark) and from the financial industry (UK and Iceland). Edvald has worked as a lead consultants for both project developers and wind turbine manufacturers since 2017.
He is an expert in layout design and yield calculations, wind resource assessments, technical project development and financial evaluation.
Edvald had the idea of creating the Youwind platform after wondering why companies and consultants spend ages finding data and sorting out spaghetti spreadsheets and started the core development of the now commercial IT-solutions to provide disruptive time savings in project development.
Commercial Director and Co-founder
Anna is a Mechanical and Energy Engineer from UPC in Barcelona, Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and is also holding a MSc in Wind Power from The technical University in Denmark, DTU.
Anna built up her career in the offshore wind industry inside Siemens Gamesa , where she’s developed real scale prototypes validation, design work and leading engineering teams inside R&D.
Anna has supported the core modelling and development of Youwind platform and works as a lead consultant for offshore wind turbine suppliers. Anna is also responsible for the sales and marketing of Youwind Renewables IT-solution and consultancy services.
COO & Co-founder
Edward Ridgway is a mechanical engineer from the University of Edinburgh and has worked in the offshore wind industry since 2006.
His areas of expertise are wind turbine technical design, installation vessel and harbour analysis and budgeting of the turbine package.
Edward is an engineering project manager with more than 15 years of experience and a proven track record in the renewables industry. Before Youwind, he worked for Siemens Offshore Wind, firstly as Technical Project Manager then Technical Sales Manager.
Edward is currently working as a lead consultant for the main players in offshore wind energy. He also works on the Youwind IT-system OptiWindow modelling.
Viktor Smári Águstusson
CTO & Co-founder
Viktor holds a degree in computer science from the University of Iceland.
Viktor oversees our software development and makes sure the calculations and modelling works every day, as well as ensuring that client data are kept secured.
Claudia Olivares Cabello
GIS expert Analyst
Claudia is an Engineer in Renewable Natural Resources and specialized in remote sensing, Claudia has a deep GIS knowledge to support the development of early stage screening projects.
Also, she supports the development of our IT-solutions in the modelling upgrades and validation.
Pieter M. O. Gebraad
Advanced Development Engineer
Pieter holds a PhD in Controls Engineering from TU Delft and was a post doctoral researcher in advanced controls development at NREL, being a developer of the FLORIS wake model. At Siemens Gamesa he worked as a wind farm control and optimization engineer, working with the Wake Adapt function in wind turbines controls.
Pieter performs development work on Youwind IT-systems’ platform, bringing the next generation of wake and layout design for both bottom-fixed and floating wind farms.
We are hiring
We at Youwind Renewables are searching great talent that shares our passion to accelerate offshore wind. Wanna join us?
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