Michael van der Heijden
Michael van der Heijden
Maple Power

Michael van der Heijden is the Chief Executive Officer of Maple Power, an offshore wind developer active in Europe. Maple Power has a 2.5GW OSW pipeline (bottom fixed and floating), of which 1 GW in construction. Maple Power’s team of commercial/financial professionals and technical experts contributes throughout the entire project lifecycle, from origination through project development and into operations. 

Michael has a long track record in the offshore wind industry that started in 2009, when he set up a development platform that acquired the rights to and developed the largest (at the time) offshore wind project in Europe (Gemini). After bringing this project to financial close, Michael founded Amsterdam Capital Partners in 2014, an offshore wind financial advisory boutique active in Europe and Asia, where he advised on landmark offshore wind auctions, acquisitions, developments, structuring, and financings.

Michael started his career in banking, speaks several European languages and has a Masters in monetary economics.