Marine Renewable Energy 3 - Moving Tidal and Wave Forward

Marine Renewable Energy 3 - Moving Tidal and Wave Forward

15 May 2019, 16:00 - 17:30


Chair: Martin Murphy, Chair, Marine Energy Wales and Member of the SUT’s Marine Renewable Energies Committee 

Morlais Tidal Area 
Daniel Matson, Project Manager - Renewable Energy Services, Black & Veatch & Graham Morley, Project Manager, Morlais Marine Energy

Wave Energy Scotland programme update and upcoming opportunities
Tim Hurst, Managing Director, Wave Energy Scotland

Bridge markets for marine energy: gaining experience in non-utility markets
Dr Kate Johannesen EngD, Senior Renewable Energy Engineer, Renewable Energy Services, Black & Veatch

Cost reduction through combined financial and engineering analysis
Dr Ronan Costello, CEO, Wave Venture

Marine/offshore renewables and oil and gas
Ian Johnstone, Head of Management Team, Aquatera

Q&A and panel discussion


Programme subject to change 


  • Martin Murphy



    Marine Energy Wales

    Martin has spent his career in the marine sector, in the Royal Navy for 12 years followed by 15 years in corporate industry, firstly for Alstom Power...

  • Tim Hurst


    Managing Director

    Wave Energy Scotland

    Wave Energy Scotland’s Managing Director Tim Hurst is a familiar name in marine energy circles, now managing Scotland’s leading wave technology...

  • Graham Morley


    Project Manager

    Morlais Marine Energy

    Graham has over 27 years industrial experience in designing and managing projects from industrial automation to Oil and Gas controls infrastructure....

  • Ronan Costello



    Wave Venture

    Ronan has almost 20 years experience of renewable energy and related disciplines. He has had the benefit of seeing the sector from various...

  • Ian Johnstone


    Head of Management Team


    Ian has 15 years' experience in a variety of renewable energy projects. He was a local politician for 9 years. He has been very closely involved in...

  • Kate Johannesen


    Senior Renewable Energy Engineer

    Black & Veatch

    Dr Kate Johannesen joined Black and Veatch in 2018 after working in academia for the previous 7.5 years, where she developed extensive knowledge of...

  • Daniel Matson


    Project Manager

    Black & Veatch

    Ten years’ experience in leading the delivery of low carbon and renewable energy projects spanning a range of renewable energy technologies and...