Acting President & CEO, EnBW North America
Operational Lead Offshore Wind North America, EnBW AG
Dr Lars Gonschorek serves as Acting President and CEO of EnBW North America bringing nearly one decade of global offshore wind to his role. Since joining EnBW in 2019 as Operational Lead for all offshore wind development activities in North America, Lars has successfully led the company’s activities to establish and grow operations in North America. He supervises EnBW’s U.S. offshore wind projects including the Castle Wind joint venture, overseeing teams based in the United States and Germany.
During his career in offshore wind, Lars worked in various positions, experiencing each the consultant’s, the contractor’s as well as the developer’s perspective. Prior to joining EnBW, Lars served as a senior project director overseeing the technical and commercial management from development to commissioning of a 400 MW wind farm in the North Sea. Lars is a graduate of the Technical University of Braunschweig holding a diploma in Civil Engineering & Management as well as a PhD in Construction Management. In addition, he spent a year at the University of Rhode Island where he graduated from Business School.