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Copenhagen Offshore Partners | Claire Lohan Appointed CEO of Copenhagen Offshore Partners Taiwan, Leading 6.3 GW Offshore Wind Development Portfolio

PUBLISHED January 16, 2024

Claire Lohan Appointed CEO of Copenhagen Offshore Partners Taiwan, Leading 6.3 GW Offshore Wind Development Portfolio

January 16 , 2024 – Copenhagen, Denmark & Taipei, Taiwan:

Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP), a global leader in offshore wind development and construction, has appointed Claire Lohan as the new CEO of COP Taiwan. Lohan will take over from Dennis Sanou and oversee operations and development of COP’s growing 6.3 GW project development portfolio in Taiwan, including leading bid development for the second phase of Taiwan Round 3 auctions.

Lohan steps into the role after serving as CEO of the Taiwan Round 3 team at COP since 2022 during which time she led the team to secure an award for the Fengmiao 1 project. Dennis Sanou will continue to serve as CEO of the Changfang Xidao project and Joris Hol will assume the role of Fengmiao 1 CEO as well as carry on in his role as CEO of the Zhong Neng offshore wind project.

“I am delighted to take on the leadership of our extraordinary team in Taiwan. Time and again they have shown themselves to be amongst the most talented and high-performing teams in the industry. New and challenging market conditions mean we will draw even further on these qualities and our culture of delivery. I look forward to engaging with the Government and our other stakeholders to ensure the energy transition in Taiwan is a success.”

COP is developing offshore wind projects in Taiwan on behalf of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and project partners. The portfolio includes the 600 MW Changfang Xidao project and the 300 MW Zhong Neng project, in partnership with our partner China Steel Corporation and which are currently under construction, the 500 MW Fengmiao 1 project which is being developed towards financial close, and more than 6 GW of other sites in development.

 

About Copenhagen Offshore Partners

Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) is a world leader in offshore wind project origination, development, and construction. COP is accelerating the energy transition through development of a 50+ GW project portfolio. An industry pioneer, the group is leading project development in new markets, including four projects currently under construction – Changfang Xidao and Zhong Neng in Taiwan, Vineyard Wind 1 in the United States and Jeonnam 1 in Korea. COP also specializes in system integration capabilities, including power-to-x. COP’s expert team are advancing projects across 17 offices in Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Americas. COP is a proudly independent company owned by its management. Learn more at www.cop.dk