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  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. has appointed Arthur Willms as its director. Willms joined Westcoast Energy in 1971 and in 1991 he was named President and Chief Operating Officer and held this position until his retirement in 1999. In 2001, Willms was appointed to the board of directors of the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. In addition, he has […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) has appointed Dennis Sanou as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan. Sanou will be the projects’ CEO during the construction phase. He will lead a specialist offshore wind team comprising 70 people in Taipei covering all aspects of the project including permitting, engineering, […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited has appointed Zhongmin Shen to its board of directors. He is also appointed as the vice chairman of the Company. Shen has abundant experience in management and investment both in independent power and clean energy sectors. Prior to joining Ming Yang, he served as a managing director of […]

  • 20 March 2015

    KDM Marine International, part of the James Fisher Group, has appointed Faisel Chaudry as Regional Manager for the Eastern Hemisphere. Faisel, who has more than eight years’ experience in the oil and gas and offshore renewables industries, is tasked with growing the market-leading company’s presence in the region. Focusing on the Middle East, India, North […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, announces that James Moffat has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer effective March 1st, 2013. Prior to his appointment, Mr Moffat was the executive director responsible for the high profile Gorgon LNG Project […]

  • 27 August 2010
    Training & Education

    Lee Clarke, former Senior Corporate Development and Strategy Manager with RWE npower, has been appointed as General Manager of the Forewind consortium, development partner for Dogger Bank. With more than 20 years in the electricity industry, Dr Clarke (46) has a broad range of general management, commercial, operational, and strategy experience, which will be invaluable […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Anders Eldrup, former DONG Energy CEO, is appointed new chairman of the Danish wind turbine test centre LORC, where the construction of LORC Nacelle Testing is progressing according to plan. Anders Eldrup will hold a key position in the development of the offshore wind turbine industry as chairman of the very strong board of LORC […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Strategic Marine has appointed two senior executives to further boost its presence in key international maritime markets. Jim Fraser and Rob Boersma have both joined Strategic Marine with considerable experience in the international specialist boat building and maritime technology sectors. Both have been appointed as business development managers in their regions. Jim Fraser will focus […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Tocardo, the leading producer of tidal and free-flow water turbines, has strengthened its UK operations with a senior appointment; Paul Morris joins the UK subsidiary as Managing Director of Tocardo Tidal Energy Limited.  This appointment is part of the company’s strategic plans to become the leading producer of tidal and free-flow energy in the UK. […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    JDR has appointed James Young as its Chief Technology Officer, who will take up the role with effect from 1st February 2016. In his prior role as Engineering Director, Young led the attraction and development of JDR’s engineering talent for many years, the company said. David Currie, CEO, said: “This appointment truly recognises the responsibilities and key contribution […]

  • 14 May 2015

    Renewable Energy Association (REA) has commented on the appointment of Amber Rudd as the new UK Energy Secretary, saying that it shows a continuing commitment to addressing Climate Change. Chief Executive of the Renewable Energy Association, Nina Skorupska, said: “Amber Rudd has been a champion of renewables and the low-carbon economy in the past year, and her appointment will […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Simon Gray, currently chief executive of Wells Community Hospital, is to be the new ‘face’ of EEEGR, the East of England Energy Group. Mr Gray takes over as chief executive from EEEGR founder John Best who stepped down earlier this year. A former chief executive of the East Anglian Air Ambulance and having held senior […]

  • 20 March 2012

      Cosalt announced the appointment of Nick Ravaji as In-House Lawyer for the Group. In this role Nick will report directly to the CEO, and will be based at Cosalt Offshore offices in Aberdeen. Nick will advise on a broad range of commercial activities, including partnerships with suppliers and clients. Nick will also take on […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    German wind farm developer PNE Wind AG has selected Markus Lesser to be the company’s next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Lesser, the company’s current Chief Operating Officer, will take over the position from Per Hornung Pedersen, who served as interim CEO since December 2015, at the annual general meeting of the company on May 25, 2016. During his 25-year […]

  • 10 May 2016

    Alex Chisholm has been appointed as the new Permanent Secretary for the Department of Energy and Climate Change, following the announcement that Stephen Lovegrove, who held the position, has been named Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence. The appointment has been made by the Prime Minister in agreement with the Cabinet Secretary, Sir Jeremy Heywood, […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jonathan Britain has been appointed as Managing Director of LOC Group’s London operation. Jonathan Britain joins LOC having previously headed-up Bureau Veritas’s UK industry division. A mechanical engineer by background, he brings with him a wealth of operational management expertise. Prior to Bureau Veritas, he worked for GL Noble Denton, Germanischer Lloyd and Advantica. Established […]

  • 23 April 2015

    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 […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Orkney’s Head of Operations at Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has been appointed as the agency’s new Area Manager for the islands, and is taking up the role in the new year. Graeme Harrison came to the islands in 1984, while he was working for the Royal Bank of Scotland. He has been with HIE […]

  • 25 February 2016

    Glenda Napier has been appointed to the position of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at, a Danish cluster organisation with the objective to create growth in the country’s offshore sector. Napier will take over the position of the CEO at on 11 April. She has previously worked with cluster networks at her current position as Head of Innovation in the cluster […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      James Smith, former Chairman of Shell UK, has been appointed Chairman of the Carbon Trust. James brings over thirty years of experience in the energy industry, the last seven as Chairman of Shell UK. He was appointed to the Carbon Trust board in September 2010. The appointment is with immediate effect. James Smith replaces […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands-based BLIX Consultancy has opened a branch office in Taipei, Taiwan, to support the offshore wind business in the Asia Pacific region. The new office, opened on 11 March, will be the base for Maarten Timmerman, who is one of the founders of BLIX Consultancy in the Netherlands and the newly appointed Director BLIX […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Oilfield service company Petrofac passed a decision on appointing director of Offshore Projects & Operations (OPO) business by naming Jonathan Duffy to the office, reNews informs. “Jonathan joins us at an exciting time as we are working on our first offshore wind maintenance contract in Germany. We look forward to working with him to further […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the appointment of James Leeson to the role of Head of Commercial, Humber. The move follows a number of significant developments for ABP’s Humber operations, including the announcement that Siemens and ABP will be investing more than £300 million in wind turbine manufacturing facilities at the Port of Hull, […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. announced that Dean J. Glover was duly elected to the Company’s Board of Directors at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on October 2, 2014. In addition, Seymour S. Preston III retired from the Board of Directors effective with the Annual Meeting. Mr. Glover is currently an independent consultant providing […]

  • 10 October 2014

    Renewable NRG Systems (RNRG), a designer and manufacturer of decision support tools for the global renewable energy industry, has hired Wallace Lafferty to join the executive management team in the role of vice president of engineering. Lafferty is responsible for overseeing RNRG’s engineering organization—leading the development of new products and providing technical direction throughout the […]

  • 26 October 2015

    GoBe Consultants has appointed Angie de Burgh to take the lead role working on GoBe’s recently awarded Rampion contract with E.On. De Burgh has project management and technical environmental experience gained working across the marine aggregates and renewables industries. Tim Golding, Director at GoBe said: “We are delighted that such a capable and technically strong consultant as Angie has joined […]