Offshore Wind Congress

Jose Miguel Moreira Pinheiro

Jose Pinheiro is currently Country manager for Southern Europe for Ocean Winds, leading the development of new offshore wind opportunities across the region. He also acts as Project Director of WindFloat Atlantic, Europe’s first floating offshore wind farm, located in Viana do Castelo, Portugal.

Prior to Ocean Winds, the ENGIE : EDPR joint-venture dedicated to offshore wind energy, Jose Pinheiro was already working in EDPR, which he joined in 2011. He was first based in Madrid, as Senior Technical Support Engineer and then as Head of O&M for EDPR’s Global Technical Direction. In 2013, he moved to Scotland and supported the development of what is today known as Moray East Offshore Wind Farm, Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm; first as Head of Wind Turbines and Substructures and later as Project Technical Coordinator. In early 2017, he started leading the WindFloat Atlantic Project (WFA) as Project Director taking the project from development to operation.

Jose Pinheiro started his career working for wind turbine supplier VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS, which he joined in 2007 and went through several functions in Spain, Denmark, and Brazil.

Jose Pinheiro holds a degree in Environmental Engineering from UCP and Post-graduation degree in Mechanical Engineering (renewable energies) from FEUP.