Benjamin Kennedy Speaker at Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit

Benjamin Kennedy

Managing Director - Renewables Ardian

Benjamin joined Ardian in June 2022 to head the Ardian Clean Energy Evergreen Fund, a €1bn infrastructure fund focused on investing in renewables and the energy transition globally. Before joining Ardian, Benjamin was the Head of Onshore M&A and Business Development at Ørsted covering the US and European markets. At Ørsted, Benjamin led or charted the strategy for Ørsted’s renewable platform investments in the U.S., Ireland, France and Germany, established Ørsted’s Spanish renewable platform, and was responsible for joint venture and business development activities across Ørsted’s onshore markets. Prior to Ørsted, Benjamin was a Managing Partner at the M&A advisory DGCapital, where he led transactions and co-managed the U.K. office. Before this, Benjamin worked in infrastructure and industrials investment banking at Bank of America and Robert W. Baird. Benjamin has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. in Analytical Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business. Benjamin is based in London.

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