Ryan Brown serves as Chief Operating Officer of energyRe.
Prior to joining energyRe Ryan was Executive Vice President of EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA) for the Eastern Region, Mexico, and Canada. In his role, Ryan led the company’s business in eastern MISO, PJM, NYISO, ISO-NE, the southeast, Mexico, and Canada, as well as oversaw Government & Regulatory Affairs for the platform. He was also a member of EDPR NA’s seven-person Executive Team and a board member of Mayflower Wind, a Shell and Ocean Winds offshore wind farm joint venture.
Ryan was responsible for a region that has successfully developed 33 wind and solar projects totaling nearly 4,300 megawatts (MW) in operation or under construction and built a robust project pipeline to deliver additional growth in the 2020s.
Prior to joining EDPR NA, then Horizon Wind Energy, in 2008, Ryan worked in the Office of Energy Development (OED) for the State of Indiana, where he managed Indiana’s Governor-designated state energy office. Ryan also has previous work experience in investment banking as well as in the non-profit sector in Mexico and Ecuador.
Ryan received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2001 and has completed executive education courses at the University of Chicago and Rice University in Houston.
EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR NA), its affiliates and subsidiaries, develop, construct, own, and operate wind farms and solar parks throughout North America. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, with 54 wind farms, eight solar parks, and seven regional offices across North America, EDPR NA has developed more than 7,600 megawatts (MW) and operates more than 7,200 MW of renewable energy projects. With more than 800 employees, EDPR NA’s highly qualified team has a proven capacity to execute projects across the continent.