Dr. Javier Cavada
Dr. Javier Cavada is the Chairman of Gazelle Wind Power.
Dr. Cavada is a well-known leader in the industry, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Highview Power. Javier drives the international expansion and deployment of Highview Power’s proprietary Cryogenic Energy storage technology. Based in London, UK, with offices across Europe and the USA.
Previously, Javier was President at Wärtsilä Corporation, one of the world`s top three technology companies in the energy market and a global leader in smart technologies and complete energy lifecycle solutions. Sinde 2015, he has been President of the Energy division and a member of the Corporation`s Executive Board, leading the company`s global energy business and driving its vision towards 100% renewables, performing a dee transformation towards becoming the leading system integrator. Under Javier`s leadership, Wärtsilä global market share in gas and liquid fuel power plants grew from 9% up to 21%. His 17-year career at Wärtsilä has included extensive international experience, including executive roles in China, Italy, and the Netherlands, Spain, and Finland.
In combination with these executive roles, Javier has chaired the Board of multiple subsidiary companies, being Greensmith Energy Management Inc. one of the most relevant, USA-based leading provider of energy storage solutions, advanced software, and integration services. Prior to his Wärtsilä career, Javier has taken leadership roles within the German multinational firm Robert Bosch, in the fields of automotive technology and manufacturing industry. Javier holds a Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering and among other awards has been recognized as Distinguished Alumni by the University of Cantabria in Spain.