Global Director Commercial Partnering and Development, GE Renewable Energy
Justine Ryan was appointed the Global Director for Commercial Partnering and Development at GE Renewable Energy in May 2018, based in London. She is responsible for driving strategic partnerships and business growth across GE Renewable Energy’s portfolio of businesses through development, co-development and innovative commercial solutions. Justine’s scope includes corporate and industrial offtake, development capital and financing support which enable projects in the post-subsidy world of renewable energies.
In her previous role as Director for Energy Equity Investments Europe at GE Energy Financial Services, she was responsible for originating equity investments for GE. Prior to joining EFS, Justine worked for SSE (FTSE 100), one of the UK’s largest utilities company, as the Head of Business Development for UK and Ireland where she was responsible for end to end management of complex, high value acquisitions, disposals and JV strategy.
She has over 15 years of experience in the energy sector and has held various senior management roles within SSE and Airtricity in strategy, business and project development space across onshore, offshore wind and thermal businesses with responsibilities for growing portfolio across the UK, Ireland and Poland.
Justine has an Executive MBA from HULT International Business School London, a Diploma in Financial Management (ACCA) from Dublin Business School, an MA from Queens University Belfast and an MSc from the University of Silesia, Poland. She is involved in social entrepreneurship initiatives and has been providing support to charitable causes, including fundraising for Children of Peru Charity as part of the New York Marathon in 2018