Stefanie is a Principal Engineer and the Business Director for Renewable Energy Project Development at DNV GL. In this role, Stefanie oversees DNV GL’s competences related to the development phase of renewable assets in Northern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Her remit includes onshore and offshore wind, solar and energy storage technologies. Leveraging over 12 years of development experience, Stefanie is able to connect developers and investors with DNV GL’s technical experts to support the development of more competitive, efficient projects. Stefanie has worked in all major global markets, including North & South America, the Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific – and has a strong technical background in both atmospheric science, energy yield analysis, project due diligence, site suitability and power performance testing. Prior to stepping into her current role, Stefanie spent four years as the lead engineer overseeing DNV GL’s project development activities in Africa, with a key focus on South Africa. Prior to joining DNV GL, Ms. Bourne worked as a teaching and graduate research assistant while completing her Master’s degree in Atmospheric Science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.