Álvaro Ortega drives Gazelle’s financial strategy, overseeing all financial aspects of Gazelle’s business and enabling the growth of Gazelle as it advances its next-generation offshore wind technology.
With a wealth of experience in clean energy finance, Álvaro’s impressive track record is highlighted by his tenure as CFO at Vineyard Wind. There, he played a crucial role in the financial success of the United States’ first commercial-scale offshore wind farm.
Álvaro’s exceptional track-record also includes his former role as Vice President of Finance at Avangrid Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of global energy leader Iberdrola, where he managed investor relations and treasury for the company, which currently has a ~$12.1 billion market capitalization.
Álvaro holds: an MBA from Babson University, celebrated for its focus on entrepreneurship, a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of the Basque Country, and a certificate from Yale University in Financing and Deploying Clean Energy.