Nate McKenzie

Nate McKenzie is the Technology Manager for Offshore Wind R&D within the U.S. Department of Energy, Wind Energy Technology Office. In this role, he is responsible for developing and executing R&D plans to advance offshore wind deployments. He is the federal lead for the offshore demonstration projects, the offshore R&D consortium, and projects related to developing and validating design tools, test methods, and conceptual designs for offshore turbines and foundations.

Nate has been working for 24 years in the maritime industry in offshore wind, ship research and development, design, and construction. Nate is a Naval Architect & Marine Engineer from Webb Institute with a Master of Business Administration degree from George Washington University.