- Published: 22 July 2021 22 July 2021
Gazelle Wind Power Limited has named a group of energy industry veterans to its board of directors. The group will guide the company’s strategic growth and worldwide deployment of its hybrid floating platform.
The Gazelle Wind Power board of directors includes the following:
Dr. Javier Cavada, chairman of Gazelle Wind Power. He is currently CEO and president of Highview Power where he drives the global expansion and deployment of the developer’s cryogenic energy storage technology. He also served in executive roles in China, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and Finland.
Jon Salazar is founder and president of Gazelle Wind Power. As a senior advisor with Deloitte, Salazar consulted with some of the world’s top-tier financial institutions and the largest banks in the Eurozone. He also held a senior leadership position developing Heathrow Airport.
Pierpaolo Mazza, CEO of Gazelle Wind Power, has over 33 years of corporate leadership expertise with energy companies such as GE Power Generation and Wärtsilä Corporation. Mazza was co-chairman of the Sakhalin Energy review committee and serves as an executive and non-executive director senior advisor to leading companies throughout the Middle East.
Connie Hedegaard, non-executive director of Gazelle Wind Power, is the former Minister of Environment to Denmark and former Commissioner for Climate Action. As commissioner, she was responsible for the 2050 Roadmap for moving to a low carbon economy and represented the EU in the international climate negotiations. Following her political career, Hedegaard spent 14 years as a respected journalist and head of Danish Radio News (DR). Hedegaard chairs numerous foundations and executive boards, including OECD’s Round Table for Sustainability, KR Foundation, Aarhus University, and Denmark’s green think tank, Concito. In addition, she serves as a board member in Danfoss, Nordex, Teknologisk Institut, and The European Climate Foundation.
David Mesonero, non-executive director of finances at Gazelle Wind Power, is the deputy director of the corporate development division at Iberdrola. Before his work with Iberdrola, Mesonero was CFO at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. He served as a board member of Windar and Adwen and on Gamesa’s regional board in India, Mexico, and Brazil.