Jonathan Cole is the Chief Executive Officer of Corio Generation, the global offshore wind business launched by Macquarie's Green Investment Group in April 2022. Corio is a portfolio company of GIG, operating on a standalone basis.
Headquartered in London, Corio is home to one of the world's largest offshore wind development portfolios, with 20+ GW projects in development in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.
Prior to joining Corio, Jonathan helped create and then ran Iberdrola's Offshore Wind Business from its inception in 2010 until late 2021.
Under Jonathan's leadership, the Offshore Wind Business grew to a market leading business, with around €14bn invested in a 30+ GW pipeline of projects and around 800 professional staff, located in four continents and 11 countries.
Jonathan has also held a number of industry positions, including Chairman of the Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation, Chairman of the UK's Offshore Wind Programme Board (appointed by the UK Secretary of State) and member of the UK's Offshore Wind Industry Council.
Jonathan is a regular keynote speaker and panelist at various industry conferences.