Aquamarine Power Appoints New CEO

Aquamarine Power has appointed Dr Paddy O’Kane as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, replacing interim CEO John Malcolm who has stepped down after six months in the role.

O’Kane has been Aquamarine Power’s Chief Technical Officer since 2010. Prior to this he was Head of Engineering and Wind Resource Assessment at SSE Renewables, with responsibility for the technical design and specification of almost £3 billion of renewable projects.

Paddy O’Kane started his career with Du Pont and has held a number of senior engineering and consultancy posts. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Institute of Engineers of Ireland. He has a 1st class honours degree and PhD in electrical engineering from The Queen’s University, Belfast. His PhD analysed and quantified the system benefits of utilising sources of embedded generation within a national power system.

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