Mike Garland serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Pattern Energy, a position he has held since he co-founded Pattern Energy in 2009. He oversees all aspects of Pattern, with special focus on industry strategy, capital formation, market and project selection, and company culture.
For more than 30 years, Mike has focused on developing, constructing, managing, and investing in energy and infrastructure projects in the United States and around the world. He closed his first wind project financing in 1989, and has since successfully managed or oversaw the development, investment and operations of nearly 10,000 megawatts of renewable energy projects worldwide and nearly $50 billion in infrastructure assets.
Together with his wife Gigi, Mike co-founded The Bay School, a high school in San Francisco that focuses on technology and ethics. Mike and Gigi also support the University of California, Berkeley’s Physics Department and the University of Washington’s Medical School. Mike sits as an active Trustee of the University of California, Berkeley Foundation and currently serves on the board of directors of SteelRiver Infrastructure Fund North America, GP. He is based in San Francisco.