Joakim Johnsen

Joakim Johnsen

Head of Merchant Market Desk, Aquila Capital

Joakim Johnsen has over two decades of international experience as an investment professional and executive. He has an MBA from Manchester Business School and spent six years with strategy consulting firm Gemini Consulting before joining renewables investment firm SN Power (later Statkraft) in 2003. For the last 17 years, he has worked in the renewable energy market, including hydropower, wind and biomass in Europe and several emerging markets.

He has worked with the whole value chain – from early stage greenfield development through to acquisition and operation. He has also held several executive positions, among them CEO of Statkraft Brazil and CFO of SN Power Peru.

Johnsen has been with Aquila Capital since 2017. One of his main focus areas has been PPA sourcing and structuring. Johnsen is heading Aquila’s Merchant Market Desk managing the power sales from all renewable assets.