- Published: 09 April 2020 09 April 2020
Arup has announced that Saygin "Sy" Oytan has joined the firm to serve as Arup's Offshore Wind Leader in the Americas. As an associate principal in the Boston office, Oytan will lead strategic business development initiatives aimed at expanding Arup's presence in the US offshore wind market.
Oytan brings nearly two decades of experience managing the development and construction of international offshore and onshore wind projects. In his most recent role as the Director of Offshore Wind for the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), he led a range of offshore wind port and supply chain development initiatives. Prior to joining NJEDA, Oytan established a joint venture led by the wind turbine original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Siemens Gamesa and won a 1,000 MW onshore wind farm project in Turkey with an investment value of $1bn. Oytan also started up and led Nord Renewable Energy Consulting in Europe to provide project development, owner's engineering, lender's engineering, and transaction advisory services to utilities, strategic investors and banks for onshore and offshore wind farm projects.