James Desantos
VP Business Development & Government Relations

James leads a team of seasoned business-development managers in the Commercial, Municipal, and School/University sector. James has overseen the origination and development of over 75 MW of solar projects within the New England market, making Greenskies a formidable force within the industry.

Prior to Greenskies, James spent 14 years in the Government Relations sector, serving as Legislative Director for the Governor of the State of Connecticut, the Department of Economic & Community Development and Connecticut Innovations. James was responsible for creating, implementing and managing legislative strategies before the Connecticut General Assembly, the state’s executive branch and various legislative agencies on behalf of municipal, fortune 500 companies and non-profits clients.

James earned his BA in Political Science with a Minor in Economics from the University of Vermont.