Jonathan Cole is the incoming CEO of Corio Generation, recently launched by Macquarie Group to lead their investments in offshore wind. In this role, Jonathan will be responsible for a global portfolio of over 15GW of Offshore Wind capacity, with an investment potential of around $50bn.
Prior to joining Corio, Jonathan helped create and then ran Iberdrola’s Offshore Wind Business from its inception in 2010 until late 2021. Under Jonathan’s leadership, Iberdrola’s Offshore Wind Business grew to a market leading business, with ~€14Bn invested in a >30GW pipeline of projects and ~800 professional staff, located in 4 continents and 11 countries.
Jonathan has also held a number of industry positions, including Chairman of the Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation, Chairman of the UK’s Offshore Wind Programme Board (appointed by the Secretary of State) and member of the UK’s Offshore Wind Industry Council.
Jonathan is also a regular keynote speaker and panellist at various industry conferences.