Confirmed: Dirk Andreas Senior Vice President with Enerkem Inc.
Dirk Andreas Senior Vice President with Enerkem Inc.
Dirk E. Andreas joined Enerkem as its Senior Vice President of Business Development, North America in November 2010.
He brings over 20 years of experience in development, construction, operations and maintenance of energy plants, as well as M&A/Greenfield development experience.
Prior to joining Enerkem, Mr. Andreas was Managing Director and Midwest Regional Vice President of business development for Iberdorla Renewables Inc., the largest owner-operator of wind powered generation in the world.
At Iberdrola Renewables, he
opened the Midwest development office, integrated staff from numerous acquisitions, and established a significant pipeline of projects.
Results for his
region alone would rank as one of the top 10 wind companies in the U.S.
contributed to helping start-up companies mature, first as an engineer managing the preliminary activities of power plants in Canada, the United States and Latin America for Indeck Energy Services, Inc.
, and later as a developer for NRG Energy Inc
, where he
purchased almost all the West Coast portfolio of power plants.
Mr. Andreas also worked on fluidized boiler applications for utility power plants for Electric Power Research Institute.
Mr. Andreas is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois, with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (heat transfer) from the University of Illinois.
He also has an MBA from the University of Chicago, with a focus on production and marketing management.