Jamil Khan

Director of Development, Rise Light & Power

Khan was Mid-Atlantic Project Development Director at Ørsted, where he led a multi-disciplinary team responsible for developing projects from concept through offtake agreements, including the company’s 1100 MW Ocean Wind and 880 MW Sunrise Wind projects. At Rise, he manages development of the company’s new projects and strategic partnerships. In over a decade of high-level experience in New York’s renewable energy industry, Jamil also was a Development Manager at Deepwater Wind, where he advocated for market expansion of offshore wind energy demand in New York and New Jersey, led expansion of the South Fork Wind Farm, and spearheaded development of the Garden State Offshore Energy project. Before joining the offshore wind energy industry, Jamil was Associate Manager of Policy and Business Development at Tesla and Director of Policy in New York at SolarCity, tasked with supporting energy storage and solar PV project development and policy activities in New York. He also served as Program Manager at the City of New York Mayor’s Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability under Mayor Mike Bloomberg.

Jamil has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and an MSE in Environmental Management and Economics from the Johns Hopkins University.

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