Operating in the Cruel Sea: Installing, Inspecting & Maintening | DAY 1 | 11:00am-12:30pm
Andrew Scott – CEO of Scotrenewables has worked in the marine renewable energy sector for 15 years. Prior to joining Scotrenewables Tidal Power as CEO in September 2015, Andrew had worked with Pelamis Wave Power for over ten years where he was central to commercial, project, industry and fund raising activities with the company. During this time he was responsible for the revenue generating consultancy activities within the business, management of utility client relationships, assisting in the negotiation of generator supply contracts as well as managing major due diligences programmes for the purpose of investment, acquisition and machine supply processes – developing a robust engineering understanding of cost of energy drivers for marine renewables. With an outward facing role Andrew was extensively involved in numerous UK and EU working groups liaising closely with Governments and agencies to address key sector challenges at the same time as managing all aspects of project development activities and securing of key project assets. During his time at Pelamis Wave Power the company was successful in raising over £60m of private investment and securing over £15m of revenues, uniquely including generator sales. Andrew has a background in mechanical engineering which he studied at Strathclyde University before completing a postgraduate in Energy at Heriot-Watt University.