Jeffrey Grybowski is a leader in the U.S. offshore-wind industry.
As the chief executive officer of Deepwater Wind from 2012 to 2018, he spearheaded groundbreaking efforts to launch the national offshore-wind industry and was intimately involved in the development of America’s first offshore-wind farm, the Block Island Wind Farm.
Under his leadership, Deepwater Wind developed a portfolio of 1,000 megawatts of awarded offshore wind contracts, including the first offshore wind projects for the states of New York, Maryland, Connecticut and Rhode Island. After the 2018 acquisition of Deepwater Wind by Danish multinational Ørsted, Grybowski served as co-CEO of Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind until stepping down in 2019.
A proven leader in the U.S. offshore wind industry, Grybowski has served on the boards of numerous leading industry organizations and institutions, including the American Wind Energy Association, the National Ocean Industries Association, Roger Williams University and Stony Brook University’s Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center.
A former chief of staff to the governor of the State of Rhode Island, he practiced corporate law at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder in Providence, R.I., and at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City.
Grybowski earned a bachelor’s degree in public policy (with honors) from Brown University and a J.D. (with high honors) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.