Mike has worked in the offshore wind industry since 2003 and brings a broad range of senior management and international business experience to the team. As Commercial Director he is responsible for the overall commercial operation of the company and its growth strategy, including project partnerships.
Throughout his career Mike has delivered a number of high profile, industry enabling projects. This includes leading the industry’s position on Round 3 at Renewable UK; designing and delivering the Offshore Wind Accelerator at the Carbon Trust; and playing a key role in creating the unique supply chain-led consortium between Mainstream and Siemens that won and developed the 4GW Hornsea Zone. In 2014 Mike was invited to join the Offshore Wind Investment Organisation (OWIO) within the UK Government as a Sector Specialist to deliver the trade and investment objectives of the 2013 Offshore Wind Industrial Strategy.
He has significant experience of the commercial, regulatory and political environment for offshore wind globally, particularly in the UK, US, China and Taiwan.
Mike holds an MA(Hons) in Geography from the University of Aberdeen, an MSc in Environmental Technology with Energy Policy from Imperial College London and is an APM qualified project manager.