Vice President of Permitting and Environmental Affairs
Aileen is the Vice President of Permitting and Environmental Affairs at Deepwater Wind. She is responsible for overseeing the environmental assessment, permitting, and key stakeholder outreach on all projects. Since joining Deepwater Wind in 2010, Aileen has established and maintained constructive relationships with key stakeholders. Working with federal and state agencies, members from local Native American tribes, the commercial and recreational fishing community, and both regional and national environmental advocacy organizations, Aileen successfully permitted the Block Island Wind Farm and Transmission System. Aileen was instrumental in developing measures to protect the endangered North Atlantic Right Whale. Her environmental stewardship and commitment to the stakeholder engagement process has helped make Deepwater Wind a leader in responsible offshore wind development.
Prior to joining Deepwater Wind, Aileen worked on the permitting of wind and other energy projects in the United States and abroad for over 10 years. Aileen received her BA and MA in Environmental Science & Policy from Clark University.