Confirmed Speakers for the 2019 Conference

The below speakers will provide their expertise in the floating wind agenda.

To view the speakers for the fixed-bottom wind agenda please click here.

  • Arne Erik
    Equinor
    Arne Erik Leading Business Developer Floating Offshore Wind
    Equinor

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Halvor Hoen Hersleth
    Equinor
    Halvor Hoen Hersleth Operational Manager - Hywind Scotland
    Equinor

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • José Pinheiro
    EDP Renewables
    José Pinheiro Project Director
    EDP Renewables

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Etienne Delcroix
    Eolfi
    Etienne Delcroix Commercial Director
    Eolfi

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Lisa McDermott
    ABN AMRO Bank
    Lisa McDermott Executive Director
    ABN AMRO Bank

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Steve Jermy
    Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Enterprise Partnership
    Steve Jermy Non-Executive Director
    Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Enterprise Partnership

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Bruno Geschier
    Wind Europe Floating Task Force
    Bruno Geschier Chairman, Wind Europe Floating Task Force
    Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, IDEOL

    Educated on both sides of the Atlantic, Bruno Geschier is Chief Sales & Marketing Officer of Ideol. He serves as Chairman of WindEurope’s Floating Offshore Wind Task Force and as Chairman of FOWT’s Technical & Scientific Committee. Beyond promoting his company’s award winning technology across the globe he is first and foremost recognized as the industry’s leading advocate and driving force behind floating offshore wind’s implementation in the global renewable energy landscape.

  • Edgare Kerkwijk
    Asia Wind Energy Association
    Edgare Kerkwijk Board Member, Asia Wind Energy Association
    Managing Director, Asia Green Capital

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Christoph Harwood
    Simply Blue Energy
    Christoph Harwood Director of Policy and Strategy
    Simply Blue Energy

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Marcos Byrne
    Supernode
    Marcos Byrne Research and Development Engineer
    Supernode

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Doreen Abeysundra
    Freseco Advisory
    Doreen Abeysundra Managing Director
    Freseco Advisory

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Clément Weber
    Green Giraffe
    Clément Weber Director
    Green Giraffe

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Marc Costa-Ros
    The Renewables Consulting Group
    Marc Costa-Ros Associate Director
    The Renewables Consulting Group

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Ralf Skowronnek
     
    Ralf Skowronnek International Risk Advisor and Authorized Insurance Expert
    Independent

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Evan Stergoulis
    Watson Farley & Williams LLP
    Evan Stergoulis Partner
    Watson Farley & Williams LLP

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Gavin Smart
    ORE Catapult
    Gavin Smart Head of Analysis & Insights
    ORE Catapult

    Gavin Smart joined ORE Catapult in April 2014 and holds the post of Head of Analysis & Insights. Gavin is responsible for developing and maintaining ORE Catapult’s financial and economic modelling, which feeds directly into the organisation’s commercial strategy.

    Gavin spent three years as Senior Investment Analyst for a major European utility and offshore wind developer, developing models and analysis tools for UK and European offshore wind and marine projects.

    Prior to this, he worked as a Valuation & Business Modelling consultant in the Middle East for one of the “Big Four” accounting firms, engaged in projects covering a variety of industries.

  • Roberts Proskovics
    ORE Catapult
    Roberts Proskovics Renewable Technology Engineer
    ORE Catapult

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Alex Raventos
    X1 Wind
    Alex Raventos CEO
    X1 Wind

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Ranjit Mene
    Senvion
    Ranjit Mene Head of UK Offshore Sales
    Senvion

    Ranjit has extensive experience in the energy, chemical, and water industries in a variety of management roles. He started his career at Suez Environment where he worked in a number of international leadership roles in the UK, France, Eastern Europe, and South East Asia. He then worked in strategy consulting for Booz & Company in their energy, chemicals, and utilities practice in London where he consulted for a variety of clients in Europe, the Middle East, and the USA. He joined the Carbon Trust in 2009 and led their high-profile Offshore Wind Accelerator programme. He joined Senvion in August 2011 and is currently the Head of UK Offshore Sales. Ranjit is based in London and has an MEng from Imperial College as well as an MBA from INSEAD.

  • Antony Zymelka
    European Subsea Cables Association (ESCA)
    Antony Zymelka Director, BPP Cables
    European Subsea Cables Association (ESCA)

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • John Ransford
    Innovate UK - KTN
    John Ransford Knowledge Transfer Manager
    Innovate UK - KTN

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • David Carrascosa
    Saitec Offshore
    David Carrascosa CTO
    Saitec Offshore Technologies

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Knut Vassbotn
    Aker Solutions
    Knut Vassbotn Head of Business Development, Offshore Wind
    Aker Solutions

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Guillaume Ardoise
    Principle Power Inc.
    Guillaume Ardoise Senior Technical Manager - Europe
    Principle Power Inc.

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Dominique Roddier
    Principle Power
    Dominique Roddier CTO & Director
    Principle Power

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Thomas Choisnet
    IDEOL
    Thomas Choisnet Chief Technology Officer
    IDEOL

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Dan Kyle Spearman
    Carbon Trust
    Dan Kyle Spearman Offshore Wind Manager
    Carbon Trust

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Sam Strivens
    Carbon Trust
    Sam Strivens Associate
    Carbon Trust

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Rory Shanahan
    Carbon Trust
    Rory Shanahan Manager - Offshore Wind
    Carbon Trust

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Dan Start
    James Fisher Marine Services
    Dan Start Business Development Manager FLOW
    James Fisher Marine Services

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • soon
    MUFG
    Jean Vercoutter Power and Renewables Project Finance
    MUFG

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Magnus Ebbesen
    DNV-GL
    Magnus Ebbesen Senior Consultant
    DNV-GL

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

  • Mark Dennison
    Eversheds Sutherland
    Mark Dennison Partner
    Eversheds Sutherland

    Speaker Bio Coming Soon.

If you are interested in Offshore and Floating Wind Europe Conference 2019 please contact us today:

Dominic Grocott

Dominic Grocott

Project Director
Head of European Wind Projects
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 7510 (Global)
+1 866 996 1235 - Ext. 7510 (Canada)
dominic@newenergyupdate.com

Andre Elkana

Andre Elkana

Commercial Manager
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 7231 (Global)
+1866 996 1235 x 7231 (Canada)
andre@newenergyupdate.com

2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Condition Monitoring Partner

  • Qualitrol

Bronze Sponsors

  • HeliService
  • James Fisher Marine Services
  • Saitec
  • X1Wind

Exhibitors

  • Qualitrol
  • Subsea Industries
  • Wise-Group

2019 Media Partners

  • GreenJournal
  • GreenMatch
  • Offshore Constuction
  • OffshoreWindbiz
  • Renewables-Now
  • renews
  • SCN
  • WMN
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