Sarim Sheikh is the Chief Operating Officer of GE Offshore Wind, a multi-billion US$ start-up within GE with over 1500 employees. Sarim is a 27+ year veteran of Oil & Gas, Renewables, Power, Water and industrial business with an international career spanning Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas with two global leaders GE & Shell. He is an energy markets expert who has worked across both fossil and zero-carbon based energy markets and understands both the opportunities and challenges in meeting the energy transition and net zero goals. With extensive experience both as a consumer and producer of energy in high energy intensive industries, he strongly believes that that industry has to step up to the plate and be part of the energy transition. Sarim is based between UK and Barcelona.