Scottish Renewables Young Professionals Green Awards shortlist

THE chief executive of Scottish Renewables has hailed ‘innovation’ in the sector ahead of this year’s Young Professionals Green Awards being held in Glasgow tonight.

Claire Mack said that “new ways of doing things” had created the sector as she praised all those shortlisted for the event at the Glasgow Science Centre.

In her programme notes, she added: “What stands out for me is the dedication and professionalism shown by all our shortlisted entrants.

“Their achievements absolutely demonstrate their commitment to both their careers and to this industry.”

Claire Mack at Christiana Figueres meeting Oct 2017

Claire Mack CEO Scottish Renewables 

Ten awards will be presented at the gathering.

The shortlist includes:

Academic Award, sponsored by Energy Technology Partnership

MERLINDA ANDONI, Heriot-Watt University

DR ENCARNI MEDINA-LOPEZ, University of Edinburgh

MUHAMMAD IMRAN KHAN, Heriot-Watt University

DR DIMITRIOS TZELEPSIS, University of Strathclyde

Professional Award, sponsored by WSP

JUAN JOSÉ ROMERO ANOVER, ScottishPower Renewables

JOHN TOWNSEND, Shepherd + Wedderburn

MARC COSTA-ROS, Wood

THOMAS HOULDING, Wood

Achiever Award, sponsored by Hurley Palmer Flatt

JENNIFER FOX, Aquatera Ltd

MARK GOUDIE, Atkins

TORSTEN FROST, EDF Renewables

JAMES SHEARER, SP Energy Networks

Apprentice Award, sponsored by Centre for Work-based Learning in Scotland

RYAN O’CONNOR, Jacobs UK Ltd

EMMA ANDERSON, Smarter Grid Solutions

GAVIN KITCHING
SP, Energy Networks

JOHN FREEBURN, Windhoist

Business Development Award

FRED PULLAR, Renewable Parts Ltd

RACHAEL TALJAARD, Smarter Grid Solutions

ASLIHAN PENLEY, Yam Pro Energy UK

Communicator Award

LORNA ARCHER, Bright Green Hydrogen Ltd

MATTHEW CHAPMAN, Smarter Grid Solutions

CORINNA SCHOLES, SSE

Engineer Award, sponsored by ESB

MARISA SOARES, Atkins

VALENTIN DOLLÉ, EDF Renewables

FINLAY MCNICOL, Smarter Grid Solutions

JAMES WILLIAMSON, SSE

Innovator Award, sponsored by Highlands and Islands Enterprise

MATHIEU RINCENT, EDF Renewables

CALLUM RAE, Hurley Palmer Flatt

RICARDO DA SILVA ,ScottishPower Renewables

ROSS TIERNEY
SP, Energy Networks

Project Manager Award

PHILLIP ADDISON, EDF Renewables

SEBASTIEN SWIETON, EDF Renewables

JAMES WILLIAMSON, SSE

SARAH COCHETEL, Wood

Judges Award, sponsored by ScottishPower Renewables

MILES FRANKLIN, Gravitricity

MARK GOUDIE, Atkins

HANNAH GREENING, EDF Renewables

GAVIN KITCHING, SP Energy Networks

JAMES WILLIAMSON, SSE

Key speakers include Keith Anderson, Chief Executive of ScottishPower; Claire Mack, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables; Lindsay McQuade, Chief Executive Officer of ScottishPower Renewables and Chairman of Scottish Renewables, Rob Forrest.

TV and radio presenter David Farrell will host the awards which will be shared on social using the hashtag #YPGEA18

Scottish Renewables describes itself as “the voice” of the renewables sector in Scotland representing members and promoting the growth of the industry for the economic, social and environmental benefits it can bring.

WHAT TO LEARN MORE? Read: OPINION: Claire Mack – We haven’t even scratched the surface of decarbonising

IMAGE CREDITS: ScottishRenewables

 

 

 

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