We are an independent boutique consultancy specialising in renewable energy consulting. We are value driven and human-centric in our approach and we deliver results that are high impact and sustainable to our clients and our people.

About Us

Treetop Partners was founded in 2017 as a result of our experiences from the renewable energy- and professional services industries. Our team represents decades of experience from the industry and leading renewable energy projects worldwide. Our ambition is to build a human-centric consultancy and create an engaging community and exciting workplace for seasoned and highly capable renewable energy experts. We provide high impact consulting and provide it in a manner that make it possible for our people to extend their ambitions to areas beyond the professional arena. Read more about our values and our consultants below.


We are human centric

Treetop Partners was founded on the belief that individuals who are able to pursue meaningful and whole lives perform better and deliver higher impact results. We believe that values such as integrity, quality, flexibility and creativity are the cornerstones for delivering high impact results in a way that is also sustainable for the individual. That’s why we say “we are human-centric.

We Are Problem Solvers

We take pride in our ability to solve complex problems and bridge gaps - whether those gaps are between commercial, legal and technical project aspects or gaps between investor and project developer requirements.

We Are Relational

Humans are relational and we value our relationships. We strive to work in long term partnerships with our clients - knowing their ways of doing business and key priorities allow us to deliver the best and most sustainable results for them.

Our People

Meet our experts  – rooted in renewables & energy infrastructure, we engage with our clients to solve their problems, deliver their projects, or create insights with dedication and integrity.

Jacob Winning Lehmann

Managing Partner

Jacob co-founded Treetop Partners and is our managing partner. He has more than a decade of commercial experience in offshore wind projects, working predominantly with investments & transaction management, project development and procurement.

Jacob advises leading investors, OEMs and developers, and excel in complex problem solving and negotiations.

Prior to founding Treetop Partners, he worked as an independent consultant after 7 years with Ørsted (then DONG Energy), where he held several directorships within offshore wind.

Jacob holds a masters degree in law from University of Copenhagen supplemented with leadership training and courses in financial modelling.

Lars Henrik Juel

Lars has worked in the energy sector since 2007 where he has worked across all elements of the value chain on projects in the US, Northern Europe, Scandinavia and the Baltics.

Prior to co-founding Treetop Partners Lars held several positions within Strategy, Business Development and Innovation in Ørsted’s Offshore Wind business unit, Group Innovation Centre and Downstream Business where he was involved in developing several renewable projects, commercializing emerging technologies and developing new digital services. Lars is also a Prince2 certified project manager and helped clients in establishing, managing and turning around complex change projects.

Lars holds an MBA from University of Oregon, a BsC in Economics & Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School.

Rikke Winther Nørgaard

Lead Consultant

Rikke has 8 years of offshore wind energy experience from Ørsted with extensive knowledge within development of large international offshore wind projects and bid/tender processes.

Key expertise includes all commercial matters related to project development of assets; business case development, pipeline and programme management, material for decision-making and investment approval processes, bid planning and execution.

Rikke holds a MSc from Copenhagen Business School and is doing an Executive Education certificate in Economic Growth & Energy at Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Anne Marie Kjær Christensen

Senior Consultant

Anne is a Senior Consultant within Commercial/Financial Management at Treetop Partners and has +12 years energy sector experience, including 8 years in offshore wind from Ørsted Wind Power where she held central commercial and financial roles through execution.

Prior to Ørsted, Anne’s experience comprises various financial roles with Maersk Oil.

Anne is a PMP certification holder under PMI®, holds an MSc from CBS and is currently enrolled at University of Oxford studying for an MSc in Major Programme Management.

Scott Urquhart

Lead Consultant

Scott has more than 16 years energy sector experience and has held senior positions in both Ørsted and Vattenfall’s offshore wind organizations. Scott has extensive experience with investment decisions, competitive auction strategy and project development.

He has been responsible for building Ørsted’s commercial team for turbine pricing and technology valuation and was commercial head for development and construction of Race Bank and West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom.

Scott holds a masters of law from Edinburgh University, MBA in finance from University of Calgary and engineering degree from Dalhousie University.

Nathan Carr

Lead Consultant

Nathan started his career in banking before building up over 15 years of experience in the renewable energy sector across multiple European countries and technologies. His primary focus has been offshore and onshore wind, with roles at Wind Prospect, Babcock & Brown, BayWa r.e. and Ørsted that spanned the entire project value chain from development and financing, to construction and operations.

At Ørsted, Nathan was a key member of the senior management team that successfully delivered the Walney Extension offshore wind farm, with responsibility for all commercial and operational activities, joint venture management and acted as a Board Director.

Nathan holds an electrical engineering MSc in Renewable Energy Systems Technology from the University of Loughborough, a BSc in Management from Warwick Business School and is a Certified Global Management Accountant (CIMA).

Emil Palmgren

Emil is an analyst at Treetop Partners. Prior to joining Treetop Partners, Emil was a Junior Consultant in the In-House Consulting department at 3Shape.

Emil holds a BSc in Business from Lund University and is currently pursuing a MSc in International Business at Copenhagen Business School with a Minor in Sustainable Business. During his bachelor studies, Emil spent two semesters at University of California, Berkeley

Jost Beimesche

Junior Analyst

Jost is a Junior Analyst at Treetop Partners with various practical experience in the area of Corporate Finance.

Jost holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Cologne, having completed a part of his programme at the Adolfo Ibáñez University in Santiago de Chile. Currently, Jost is pursuing a MSc in Economics at the University of Copenhagen.