Paul Williamson
Maine Ocean and Wind Industry Initiative (MOWII)

Paul currently serves as the Director and Principle Coordinator of the Maine Wind Ocean & Industry Initiative (MOWII). MOWII is a collaborative effort between leading wind industry partners, industry associations, State entities, and the University of Maine to promote the growth and organization of the wind & ocean industry supply chain in Maine.  MOWII serves the onshore and offshore wind industries as well as the ocean energy supply chain development needs. Paul has been working as a workforce and economic development specialist in Maine since 2006. Much of that work began with the boat building and advanced materials industries, and then broadened to include a variety of manufacturing and fabricating industries. Paul is a licensed sea captain with over 10 years owning and operating commercial vessels. When time allows you will find Paul surfing or sailing off the Maine coast.