Special Initiative for Offshore Wind
Kris Ohleth has worked in the offshore wind industry for nearly 20 years, since the days of the industry’s inception in the U.S. Holding senior positions with offshore wind developers, NGOs, and state agencies, she has gained critical insights into the policy and regulations that shape offshore wind activities at the state, regional, and federal levels. Kris has extensive experience working with offshore wind stakeholders and has expert knowledge of such engagements, having worked on offshore wind and ocean policy issues at all levels, from industry, state, and NGOs perspectives.
In her current role as the Director of the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind, she leads the organization on to develop strategies to support the responsible and sustainable development of the offshore wind industry in the US.
Originally from New Jersey, she is a Rutgers graduate and has a Master’s degree from the University of Rhode Island. She currently lives in northern New Jersey with her husband and retired-racing greyhounds.