Sebastian Mertens is General Manager for offshore wind services at GE Renewables. He has more than 16 years of experience in the wind industry and is a renowned expert for wind energy projects. For the past 14 years he held managerial roles with responsibility for business and market development, project development & management, sales and O&M in various international markets. Before joining GE in 2011, Sebastian Mertens was working for E.ON, Epuron and ENERCON. Sebastian Mertens graduated from Angelo State University with a business degree and holds a degree in environmental sciences from University of Luneburg.