Mr. Armistead serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Pattern Energy. He co-founded Pattern Energy with Mike Garland in 2009. Mr. Armistead oversees all aspects of Pattern, with special focus on strategy, growth, capital formation and company culture. Previously, Mr. Armistead served as Pattern’s Chief Development Officer where he had the responsibility for all development and origination activities and had the broad responsibility for running the Business Development day to day business. He led all global business development, including construction, engineering, and major equipment procurement. Prior to joining Pattern Energy, Mr. Armistead spent 10 years overseeing Babcock & Brown’s North American renewable energy business, including development, construction, and operations. In previous roles, he led financing efforts for Edison Mission Energy and developed multiple facilities for Conoco. Mr. Armistead has a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Rice University. He is based out of the Houston office.