Erik Hansen

    Company: Wynn Resorts

    Erik Hansen is the Chief Sustainability Officer of Wynn Resorts.

    In his role, Hansen is responsible for the development of the company’s global sustainability strategy and energy procurement goals.

    Originally serving as Director of Energy Procurement for Wynn Resorts since 2016, Hansen has been instrumental in instituting several large-scale sustainability and renewable energy projects that have moved Wynn Resorts into a leadership position in environmental stewardship. Most notable have been the negotiation, build, and opening of the 160-acre 20 MW Wynn Solar Facility; management of Wynn Las Vegas’ shift to the open energy market; and the creation of an energy supply plan that integrates the first micro grid to be implemented at an individual resort at the Encore Boston Harbor property.

    Hansen has more than 25 years of experience, and is a current member of the Nevada Governor’s Committee on Energy Choice. He began his career in the energy industry at NV Energy where he spent more than 10 years in various capacities including power trading, transmission policy and contracts, business development, and project leadership. Before joining Wynn Resorts, Hansen served as Vice President at EnergySource, where he represented a broad base of Nevada’slargest energy customers across industries including mining, gaming, data centers, utilities, and technology.

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