Wes Edens is the founder and the CEO of the New Fortress Energy production company. The company was founded back in 2014, aiming to be a global energy production company. The company went ahead to expand its operation beyond New York by bidding to build a gas import terminal in Ireland. The company promised to transform the gas firms into hydrogen-generating firms in the next decade. In addition, the company promises to construct a data center campus around the terminal area.
The campus data center is given the privilege to enjoy the cool environment created due to liquefied natural gas being evaporated and piped around the country. The company also promised to create more jobs from the site center data that would occupy more than 100 acres. The company submitted its proposal on creating the natural gas terminal at the Shannon to the Irish government. The company has built a gas terminal worth 1 billion dollars in Jamaica, marking one of the greatest company achievements.
The company, under the leadership of Wes Edens, consistently shipped fracked fossils from the UK. In 2021 the company announced its partnership with Golar LNG, a Hygo Energy company that helped Fortress expand its operation to Brazil. Edens got his degree in business from the University of Oregon which opened his mind to see the bigger picture of business. Wes Eden began his career journey in 1987, where he partnered with the Lehman brothers serving as the managing director.
He later joined BlackRock, where he served as the managing director. He acquired more skills in the management area.Wes Edens is among the co-owners and founders of the Milwaukee Bucks team, an American professional basketball team. Fortress investment company began its operations to construct a high-speed train line that connects Miami to Florida cities. The train aims to ease the means of transport to more than 6.6 million passengers in its first year of operation.