Director, Energy Services
Chris Ziesler’s career spans over 20 years in renewable energy power generation. As Director, Energy Services at AWS Truepower he provides leadership and strategic direction to the company’s technical consulting group, which provides solutions to support the wind and solar project development lifecycle, including energy assessment, development, and performance services. Prior to joining AWS Truepower Chris worked for Wind Capital Group where he oversaw commercial operations of utility-scale wind farms and ran the company’s meteorological and wind analysis group. Chris also worked for Powergen Renewables, and later for Shell Energy as Wind Resource Manager in Amsterdam and Houston. There he managed all aspects of the company’s wind resource program and was responsible for financeable energy reports for 1400 MW of onshore and offshore projects in Europe and North America. Chris was also program co-chair of the AWEA Resource Assessment Workshops in Seattle 2011 and Pittsburgh 2012, and chaired the Finance Session at the 2013 workshop in Las Vegas. He holds an MA in Physics from Oxford University and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Aston University.