Wind Procurement Director, Vattenfall
Benoit Lavinal is the Wind Procurement Director for Wind activities in Vattenfall. In this role Benoit is overseeing the procurement of onshore and offshore windfarms where Vattenfall is operating in, and with his team has driven the charge to deliver cheaper renewable energy to the consumers, reaching an industry milestone to secure the first subsidy-free offshore wind bid in 2018 with the 700MW Holandse Kust 1/2 project in the Netherlands.
Benoit has more than 15 years of commercial and wind industry experience, and prior to joining Vattenfall has been working for General Electric for more than 10 years in various roles and business across Europe.
Vattenfall is one of the world's leading wind power developer and operators. We operate wind power turbines in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Vattenfall strives for sustainable and diversified European energy portfolio with long-term improved yields and growth opportunities. Vattenfall is one of the leading companies for environment-friendly and sustainably produced energy.