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Jay Borkland

Supply Chain and Port Director, Avangrid

Mr. Borkland currently holds a Director position in Ports and Supply Chain Development at Avangrid Renewables in the U.S.  He is a Visiting Scholar at Tufts University in Massachusetts, teaching and conducting research in Offshore Wind and Sustainability. Mr. Borkland is also currently acting as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the U.S. Offshore Wind trade organization: The Business Network for Offshore Wind; and is an active participant in the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), where he is an editor and contributing author for UNGC document development for its Sustainability and Ocean Renewable Energy programs. 

Over the past 38 years, Mr. Borkland has been involved in large infrastructure and energy projects, with over two decades of that in the Offshore Wind sector of the Ocean Renewable Energy arena.  He was the team lead for the development and construction of the first-in-the-nation Offshore Wind marshalling port facility in the U.S. in Massachusetts, and has acted as lead and/or contributing author for the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Master Plans for the states of MA, VA, NY, CT, NJ, NC and MD.  Today he stays active assisting Avangrid Renewables develop multiple Wind Farms in the U.S.

Jay Borkland
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