Offshore Wind 1- Panel: The Way Forward

Offshore Wind 1- Panel: The Way Forward

15 May 2019, 11:00 - 12:30

Lomond Auditorium

Sponsored by Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Chair: Patricia Hawthorn, Partner, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP


  • Julia, Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE FREng FRS
  • Benj Sykes, UK Country Manager, Ørsted Offshore 
  • Clark MacFarlane, Managing Director UK, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
  • Andrew Jamieson, CEO, Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult  
  • Jonathan Cole, Managing Director, Iberdrola Global Offshore Wind Business 
  • Danielle Lane, Director, Portfolio & Transactions Offshore, Vattenfall 
  • Dr Kate Freeman, Managing Consultant, BVG Associates 


Programme subject to change


  • Patricia Hawthorn



    Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

    Patricia is a Partner at the legal firm, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, and has over 30 years' experience in legal practice in Scotland and England and...

  • Benj Sykes


    UK Country Manager

    Ørsted Offshore

    Benj is UK Country Manager for Ørsted’s Offshore business. After setting up Ørsted’s Asset Management business he is now focussed on strengthening...

  • Baroness Julia Brown


    Member of the House of Lords

    House of Lords

    The Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE FREng FRS, Julia King Baroness Brown is an engineer, who has held senior engineering and leadership roles in...

  • Danielle Lane


    Director, Portfolio & Transactions Offshore


    Danielle joined Vattenfall’s Wind team in 2018 as Head of Portfolio and Transactions with responsibility for developing the offshore wind pipeline in...

  • Kate Freeman


    Managing Consultant

    BVG Associates

    Kate works on cost of energy modelling; developing BVGA’s modelling architecture and incorporating information from industry.  Kate has worked on...

  • Clark MacFarlane


    Managing Director, UK

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Ltd

    Clark MacFarlane is the Managing Director of the company’s UK business, a position he has held since 2014, having joined Siemens Wind Power as...

  • Jonathan Cole


    Managing Director

    Iberdrola Global Offshore Wind Business

    Jonathan Cole is the Managing Director responsible for running Iberdrola’s Global Offshore Wind Business which has its headquarters in the UK.  He is...

  • Andrew Jamieson


    Chief Executive

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult

    Andrew is Chief Executive of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, a technology and innovation centre supporting businesses to accelerate the...


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