Vice President and Chief Engineering Manager
Peder Hansen serves as a Vice President and Chief Engineering Manager for Bair Energy. He has been working in renewable energy ever since he started with the wind turbine manufacturer Vestas in the mid-1980s. Peder advanced progressively into roles of increasing professional responsibility, including design engineering, manufacturing, process and quality controls, project development and business development.
Peder served as Executive Vice President of Northstar Wind Towers, a designer and manufacturer of a new generation of very tall wind turbine towers. Prior to Northstar he served as the Global Sales Manager for Valmont Industries in Omaha, NE and Senior Sales Engineer for GE Wind Energy in Tehachapi, CA.
Mr. Hansen received his BS in business with a major in Mechanical Engineering from Aarhus University in Denmark. As a team-oriented business professional and analytical thinker with a technical, and team-leading background, he brings skills to the table which pulls the best out of the teams he has led. Peder applies solutions to tasks through cross functional dialogue and unique approaches to complex technical or sales issues. Along with good presentation, sales and engineering skills, he is effective in building relationships with a broad group of stakeholders.