Martin Volker Gerhardt is the Head of Offshore Platform and Portfolio Management of Siemens Gamesa
Renewable Energy. He assumed this positon in June 2017.
Prior to his most recent position, he was the Head of Strategy & Business Development of Siemens Wind Power Division from 2014 to 2017. In this role he was responsible for Siemens Wind Power’s global strategy (Onshore & Offshore), M&A and business development.
From 2012 to 2014, he was the Segment Head of Siemens Wind Power Offshore APAC in Shanghai, China, being responsible for APAC Wind Power offshore sales, marketing and project execution.
From 2000-2012 Martin built extensive management consulting experience having worked 3 years for A.T. Kearney and another 7 years for Siemens Management Consulting (SMC). He built profound knowledge in the Energy sector (Wind Power, Solar, Transmission, Oil & Gas) throughout various strategy projects ranging from market assessment, market entry to benchmarking. As Vice President and Head of the SMC Office in Beijing from 2010 he shaped Siemens strategy for China and emerging Asian markets.
Martin holds a MBA from Rotterdam School of Management and a Forestry Science Diploma from Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg.
Martin sees climate change as mankind’s biggest challenge and believes that offshore wind power will have a key role towards a decarbonized energy footprint and economy.
He spends his free time with his wife, two sons and his daughter, travelling, sports, and Vipassana meditation.