27-28 November 2018 • London, UK

More Buying Power than Every Before - Check Out The First Wave of the Speakers Confirmed for 2018, Including:

Utilities, Independent Power Producers & Project Owners:

  • Francois Van Leeuw
    Parkwind
    Francois Van Leeuw CEO
    Parkwind
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  • Michael Splett
    EnBW
    Michael Splett Head of O&M Offshore
    EnBW
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  • Hannah Konig
    EnBw
    Hannah Konig Head of Wind and Maritime Technology
    EnBw
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  • Halfdan Brustad
    Equinor
    Halfdan Brustad Vice President - Offshore Wind
    Equinor
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  • Danielle Lane
    Vattenfall
    Danielle Lane Director - Offshore Wind Portfolio and Transactions
    Vattenfall
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  • Bart Oberink
    Innogy
    Bart Oberink Head of Bid Management
    Innogy
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  • Halvor Hoen Hersleth
    Equinor
    Halvor Hoen Hersleth Operational Manager - Hywind Scotland
    Equinor
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  • Jean-Mathieu Kolb
    Engie
    Jean-Mathieu Kolb Project Director - EFGL Pilot Floating Offshore Wind Project
    Engie
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  • Jamie Dempster
    Engie
    Jamie Dempster Offshore Wind Key Program - O&M Manager
    Engie
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  • Sebastian Bringsvaerd
    Equinor
    Sebastian Bringsvaerd Project Director - Hywind Scotland
    Equinor
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  • Willem Jan van der Ven
    Enbridge
    Willem Jan van der Ven Vice President - Operations
    Enbridge
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  • Javier Cuesta Torrijos
    E.ON
    Javier Cuesta Torrijos Executive Supply Chain Management
    E.ON
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    Scottish Power Renewables
    Robert Jones Lead Asset Performance Analysis Engineer
    Scottish Power Renewables
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  • Ruben Dijkstra
    Eneco
    Ruben Dijkstra Director - Offshore Wind
    Eneco
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    Ruben Dijkstra is heading Offshore Wind within Eneco since 2013, responsible for the development, contracting , financing and operations of a portfolio of offshore wind projects in the Netherlands, UK and Belgium.

    Previously Ruben Dijkstra served as Project Director for offshore wind projects in the Netherlands from July 2008, with the successful completion of the Eneco Luchterduinen project as a landmark project.

    Ruben Dijkstra joined Eneco from the Offshore Oil & Gas industry. During his 10-year career in Stork he was responsible for project execution of green field and brown field projects for major operators, such as Shell.

  • Cesar Yanes
    Iberdrola
    Cesar Yanes Director - ROMEO Project
    Iberdrola
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    Equinor
    Noelia Abolafia Rodriguez Head of Energy Storage
    Equinor
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    Eneco
    Ina Barge Lincklaen Arriëns, Asset Manager Offshore Wind
    Eneco
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Government Departments & Finance:

  • Mandy King
    Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
    Mandy King Environment and Decommissioning Energy Infrastructure Planning Team
    Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
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  • Doreen Abeysundra
    Fresco Advisory
    Doreen Abeysundra Managing Director
    Fresco Advisory
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    Doreen Abeysundra is the founder of an independent advisory practice which fosters the development of clean technology in niche sectors and regions, with traditional structures and innovative financing disruptors.

    Her project finance banking experience in renewable energy and fossil-based infrastructure across Europe, the Middle East and Africa has honed a risk-embracing practitioner with a keen aptitude for originating diverse deals, negotiating mandates and securing commitments. She has extensive contacts across developers, sponsors, debt and equity providers, including venture capitalists and angel investors.

    Doreen holds an MSc in Climate Change Management from Birkbeck University of London and recently obtained a first class pass in the SaĂŻd Business School Oxford FinTech Programme.

  • Allan Baker
    Societe Generale
    Allan Baker Managing Director - Global Head of Power
    Societe Generale
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    Allan has worked at Société Générale for ten years and has been involved in the power sector for more than 30 years, initially as an engineer and then in finance. During his career he has advised on and/or financed power projects in Europe, the US and Asia, and in sectors ranging from green-field renewable energy, through gas and coal, to the acquisition of large international power portfolios. Allan has acted as financial advisor on a number of offshore wind transactions, including most recently a floating wind project in Europe, the successful Borssele III&IV bid (700MW) in the Netherlands, Dudgeon (400MW) and London Array (630MW) in the UK and. Allan has also been involved in providing debt to a number of offshore wind transactions including Westernmost Rough, Beatrice, Galloper. In the M&A space, Allan has just successfully advised EDF-EN on the acquisition of Neart na Gaoithe in the UK and an Asian company on an acquisition of an equity stake in a 900MW offshore wind transaction in Europe.

    Allan has a BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, an MBA, is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and a Chartered Engineer.

  • Lisa Mcdermott
    ABN AMRO
    Lisa Mcdermott Executive Director - Renewables and Project Financing
    ABN AMRO
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  • Keegan Kruger
    Bloomberg New Energy Finance
    Keegan Kruger Wind Energy Associate
    Bloomberg New Energy Finance
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    Keegan is a senior analysts in the wind energy team; looking at policy, technology and financing. Recently Keegan has focused on offshore wind; researching investor return expectations for both equity and debt providers, the required investment and the future sources of financing for the offshore wind sector. Keegan also compiles the bi-annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance wind turbine price and operations and maintenance indexes.

    Prior to joining Bloomberg New Energy Finance in 2013, Keegan completed an MSc in Carbon Management at the University of Edinburgh. His research focused on addressing power sector emissions, grid infrastructure and renewable energy deployment in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Clement Weber
    Green Giraffe
    Clement Weber Senior Analyst
    Green Giraffe
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  • Dominik Huebler
     
    Dominik Huebler Senior Economist
    NERA Economic Consulting
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  • Michael van der Heijden
    Amsterdam Capital Partners
    Michael van der Heijden Managing Director
    Amsterdam Capital Partners
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    European Investment Bank
    Alessandro Boschi Head of Renewable Energy Division
    European Investment Bank
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Consultants & Advisors:

  • Bruce Valpy
    BVG Associates
    Bruce Valpy Managing Director
    BVG Associates
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  • Rhodri James
    The Carbon Trust
    Rhodri James Manager of Policy
    The Carbon Trust
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    Rhodri is a Manager in the Policy & Innovation team at the Carbon Trust, where he leads on activity in floating offshore wind and offshore wind policy development. This has included authoring several industry leading reports and the set up and delivery of a joint industry project involving twelve leading international offshore wind developers. Rhodri has also authored several reports on offshore wind policy in both mature and emerging markets, including a review of international offshore wind policies for the IEA-RETD, and he continues to provide ongoing advisory support to government bodies in the UK, Japan, China, Taiwan, and the US. Beyond offshore wind, Rhodri is active in energy access in developing countries, which has included leading a review of the UK Department for International Development’s portfolio of investment in off-grid energy.

  • Michael Stephenson
    The Carbon Trust
    Michael Stephenson Offshore Wind Associate
    The Carbon Trust
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    Michael Stephenson manages the Foundations research area of the Offshore Wind Accelerator, a joint industry initiative targeted at reducing the costs of offshore wind funded by nine of the world’s leading offshore wind developers and the Scottish Government. Michael also provides consultancy and advice to corporate client and governments internationally on offshore wind technology, policy and market insights. Michael previously worked in the construction of onshore wind farms, and development of one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms, Dogger Bank and holds a degree in Renewable Energy from the University of Exeter.

  • Magnus Ebbesen
    DNV GL
    Magnus Ebbesen Senior Consultant
    DNV GL
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    Magnus holds a Master of Science in Engineering Science and ICT from NTNU and has worked in DNV GL since 2009. He is currently the technical lead on offshore wind due diligence for the UK and Benelux region.

    Magnus has since 2013 worked primarily with managing and contributing to technical due diligences and cost- and risk-assessments for offshore wind. Magnus has in this period led technical due diligence for offshore wind projects in UK, Germany and Taiwan. He has also managed several due diligences for floating offshore wind projects.

  • Thomas Arensbach
    K2 Consulting
    Thomas Arensbach Senior Consultant
    K2 Consulting
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  • Andrew Kay
    Catapult
    Andrew Kay O&M Strategy Manager
    Catapult
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  • Lauren Wheatley
    Natural Power
    Lauren Wheatley Director of Advisory and Analytics
    Natural Power
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  • Steen Brout Nielsen
    MAKE Consulting
    Steen Brout Nielsen Vice President - Sales
    MAKE Consulting
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  • Ursula Smolka
    Ramboll
    Ursula Smolka Senior Engineer
    Ramboll
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    Ursula Smolka is a foundation monitoring expert within Ramboll Wind. She is leading the monitoring group in Hamburg. Her focus is on best-value solutions that allow to optimize inspection schedules and reduce both operational risks and the human offshore time. With constant involvement in research activities she has key insights in technologies and trends. She has published on load monitoring using SCADA data only, the design of measurement campaigns, structural reassessment and lifetime extension.

  • Frank Gordon
     
    Frank Gordon Policy Manager
    REA
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    Frank has held a range of renewable energy and climate change posts in central Government and the energy sector in the UK. He holds a Master’s degree in Climate Change and is currently Policy Manager at the REA with a particular focus on energy storage, large scale power, and grid networks.

  • Andrew Bellamy
    8.2 Aarufield
    Andrew Bellamy Co-Founder and Director
    8.2 Aarufield
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  • Gavin Smart
    ORE Catapult
    Gavin Smart Head of Analysis & Insights
    ORE Catapult
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    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.

Contractors, Supply Chain and TSOs:

  • Bruno Geschier
    Ideol
    Bruno Geschier Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
    Ideol
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    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.

  • Dominique Roddier
    Principle Power Inc.
    Dominique Roddier CTO and Director
    Principle Power Inc.
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    Aker Solutions
    Knut Vassbotn Head of Business Development
    Aker Solutions
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  • Marcus Saul
    Aggreko
    Marcus Sauln Senior European Sales Manager
    Aggreko
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Just some of the top speakers to have taken the stage before include...

Dr.Gregor SchÀfer
E.ON Climate & Renewables GmbH


Dr.Gregor SchÀfer
Head of Strategy
E.ON Climate & Renewables GmbH
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Statoil


Ajai Ahluwalia
Commissioning Lead
Statoil
Matthias Haag
Gemini Wind Park


Matthias Haag
CEO
Gemini Wind Park
Jed Mawson
Gemini Wind Park


Jed Mawson
HSSE Manager
Gemini Wind Park
Bart Hoefakker
Gemini Wind Park


Bart Hoefakker
Operations Manager
Gemini Wind Park
Maarten Bruggenman
Gemini Wind Park


Maarten Bruggenman
Commissioning Manager
Gemini Wind Park
Jos Jacob
Eneco


Jos Jacob
Project Manager Business Development
Eneco
Guido Huni
AXPO Power


Guido Huni
Head Asset Management
AXPO Power
Toby Edmonds
Galloper Wind Farm Ltd.


Toby Edmonds
Project Director
Galloper Wind Farm Ltd.
Andy Readyhough
DeepOcean UK


Andy Readyhough
Senior Business Development Manager
DeepOcean UK
Simon Luby
K2 Management


Simon Luby
Global Director, Due Diligence
K2 Management
Mogens Mogensen
Siemens


Mogens Mogensen
Commercial Head - Maritime & Aviation Solutions
Siemens
Ole Helbo
Siemens Power Generation Services, Wind Power


Ole Helbo
Global Sales Solution Manager, Diagnostic
Siemens Power Generation Services, Wind Power
Anders Aaen
Siemens Wind Power


Anders Aaen
Product Risk Manager
Siemens Wind Power
Malin Ehrhorn
Senvion


Malin Ehrhorn
Work Package Manager, Marine Operations & Installations
Senvion
Julian Brown
8.2Aarufield


Julian Brown
Co-founder and Chairman
8.2Aarufield
Markus Rieck
GE Renewable Energy


Markus Rieck
Managing Director - Commercial Operation, Sales & Marketing, Offshore Wind
GE Renewable Energy
Jörg Kubitza
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind


Jörg Kubitza
Senior Director, Head of Business Development
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind
Martin Sisley
James Fisher and Sons plc


Martin Sisley
Managing Director of Renewables
James Fisher and Sons plc
Paul Parry
Maersk Training


Paul Parry
Sales Manager
Maersk Training

Bruce Valpy
BVG Associates


Bruce Valpy
Director
BVG Associates
James Costello
Maersk Training


James Costello
Careers & Employment Manager
Maersk Training
Matthew Taylor
Green Giraffe Energy Bankers


Matthew Taylor
Financial Services
Green Giraffe
Martin Langham
Green Investment Bank


Martin Langham
Managing Director
Green Investment Bank
Andy Reay
A2SEA


Andy Reay
Account Manager
A2SEA
Stephen Bolton
Bibby Marine


Stephen Bolton
Operations Director
Bibby Marine
Steen Broust Nielsen
MAKE Consulting


Steen Broust Nielsen
Partner
MAKE Consulting
Stephen Wilson
SMD


Stephen Wilson
Innovation Manager
SMD
Paul Davison
SMD


Paul Davison
MD of Trenching, Mining and Renewables
SMD
Ian Bryan
Global Marine Systems


Ian Bryan
Corporate Development Director
Global Marine Systems
Mikkel Gleerup
Global Marine Systems


Mikkel Gleerup
Director, Sales & Commercial
Global Marine Systems
Dr. Øyvind Auestad
Wavecraft


Dr. Øyvind Auestad
PhD, Motion Control Engineering
Wavecraft
Nigel Parlor
Romo Wind


Nigel Parlor
Business Manager UK, Ireland & Benelux
Romo Wind
Andy MacDonald
ORE Catapult


Andy MacDonald
Senior Innovation Manager
ORE Catapult
Lee Andrews
CWind


Lee Andrews
Managing Director
CWind
Tom Harries
Bloomberg New Energy Finance


Tom Harries
Wind Energy Analyst
Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Dan Kyle Spearman
The Carbon Trust


Dan Kyle Spearman
Associate
The Carbon Trust
Simon Werner
GRS


Simon Werner
Offshore Broker
GRS Global Renewables Shipbrokers
Rob Mcnabb
Eversheds


Rob Mcnabb
Partner, Head of Clean Energy Constructions and Engineering team
Eversheds
Mary Anne Roff
Eversheds


Mary Anne Roff
Partner
Eversheds
Lars Engelmann
 


Lars Engelmann
German Association for Marine Technology (GMT)
Eric Briar
Manor Renewable Energy


Eric Briar
Director
Manor Renewable Energy

If you are interested in Offshore Wind Europe 2018 please contact us today:

Ben Stephenson

Ben Stephenson

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Andre Elkana

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New Energy Update
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2018 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Exhibitors

  • reds

2018 Media Partners

  • GreenJournal
  • GreenMatch
  • Offshore Constuction
  • renews
  • SCN