(Stephen) Peter Baldwin

Peter Baldwin has been involved in all aspects of the gas turbine and compressor industries for over 50 years, and has very broad general industry knowledge and practice, based on years of global commercial interactions in the rotating equipment business.

Pete has returned to base-e; his Boston based independent consulting company focused on practical product positioning and commercialization strategies for Industrial Equipment, Power Generation and Propulsion, Distributed Energy Technologies, Gas Turbines and various Air & Gas Compression interests.

Pete is the immediate past President of Ramgen Power Systems, a Seattle-based developer of an advanced shock compression technology intended for use as a utility scale CO2 compressor in developing Carbon Capture & Sequestration (CCS) projects and applications. Pete was responsible for Strategic Planning, Product Positioning and Business Development activities, developing a variety of formal Business Plans, all collateral sales and promotional materials with supporting product line Cost Models and profitability analyses.

Pete maintained active and ongoing relationships with CO2 capture system developers and electric utilities, as well as pipeline and underground technology elements within the industry, academia and government entities, worldwide. Dresser-Rand completed the purchase of selected Ramgen assets in June of 2014 and will pursue full commercialization as part of their and Siemens product portfolio

Pete is also the past President of Northern Research & Engineering Corporation (NREC), a world-class turbomachinery design services organization, now doing business as part of Concepts/NREC. Prior to its sale to Concepts, NREC was a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ingersoll-Rand. NREC was responsible for the development of I-R’s PowerWorks Microturbine was also responsible for an advance gas turbine recuperator technology that has since been incorporated into the Rolls-Royce WR21 marine gas turbine engine

Prior to joining NREC, Pete had been Vice President of Sales & Service for Ingersoll-Rand’s Air Compressor Group. Pete successfully reorganized and refocused the sales and service effort, driving the team to substantially improved market share at reduced cost, at the same time as dramatically improving espirt de corps. That effort is the basis for a Harvard Business School case study.

Prior to accepting the sales assignment, Peter was the Marketing VP for Ingersoll-Rand’s newly formed Air Compressor Group in 1979.

Pete spent four years in Europe. The first assignment was as a Centrifugal Compressor Division Area Manager responsible for the UK and Scandinavia with the goal to reenergize the local sales effort.

Pete was later promoted to the position of Product Manager Centrifugal Compressor for Europe, Mid-East and Africa, operating out of the Division manufacturing location in Milan, Italy.

Pete began his career with I-R as a highly successful Field Sales Engineer in Charlotte, NC.

Pete has been a Contributing Editor with Turbomachinery International magazine from 2000 to 2008, and has been an associate with Cambridge Energy Research (Now IHS).

Pete Baldwin is a recognized and respected industry leader in the turbomachinery industry with a unique combination of technical understanding and real-world commercial experience.

Pete holds a BSME degree from Purdue University.