Wave Energy Scotland Team

Get expert help from our Wave Energy Scotland team.

Tim Hurst

Tim Hurst

WES Managing Director

+44 (0) 3000 135 068

tim.hurst@hient.co.uk

Elva Bannon

Elva Bannon

Senior Research Engineer

+44 (0) 3000 135 127

elva.bannon@hient.co.uk


David Langston

David Langston

Programme Manager

+44 (0) 3000 134 947

david.langston@hient.co.uk

Irene MacKay

Irene MacKay

Administrative & Project Support

+44 (0) 3000 134 915

irene.mackay@hient.co.uk


Ashleigh Finlayson

Ashleigh Finlayson

Marketing and Communications Manager

+44 (0) 3000 134 048

ashleigh.finlayson@hient.co.uk

Ruairi MacIver

Ruairi MacIver

Project Manager

+44 (0) 3000 134 841

ruairi.maciver@hient.co.uk


Jonathan Hodges

Jonathan Hodges

Senior Innovation Engineer

+44 (0) 3000 132 441

jonathan.hodges@hient.co.uk

Peter Dennis

Peter Dennis

Project Manager

+44 (0) 3000 134 826

peter.dennis@hient.co.uk


Iain Begg

Iain Begg

Project Manager

+44 (0) 3000 134 906

iain.begg@hient.co.uk

Matthew Holland

Matthew Holland

Project Engineer

+ 44 (0) 3000 134 791

matthew.holland@hient.co.uk


Angus Morrison

Angus Morrison

Project Engineer

+ 44 (0) 3000 135 023

angus.morrison@hient.co.uk

Henry Jeffrey

Henry Jeffrey

Head of Strategy and Internationalisation

+44 (0) 131 650 5570

henry.jeffrey@ed.ac.uk


Advisory Group

As well as the team responsible for driving WES forward day-to-day, we also have an Advisory Group. The group will act as a forum for support and guidance to WES. It will also consider how best to develop the WES programme to achieve the aims and objectives of the organisation. Group members have been appointed for a three-year term. Find out more about the members below.

Steve Thomson

Steve Thomson

WES Advisory Group Chairman

Steve Thomson is a Tiree based businessman with a background in consulting and banking. Steve worked latterly as a Managing Director of Credit Suisse First Boston and the Russian investment bank United Financial Group, before taking over an aviation consulting business in 2000.

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Stuart Bradley

Stuart Bradley

Company: ETI

Stuart Bradley has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering. He is a Member of the IET and is the Strategy Manager at the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) responsible for Offshore Renewables, including Wave, Tidal and Offshore Wind.

wes@hient.co.uk


Dr. Björn Bolund

Dr. Björn Bolund

Company: Vattenfall

Bjorn is Head of Marine Energy at Vattenfall. He has also worked with supply chain businesses for wave energy, carrying out economic and technical assessment of wave concepts.

wes@hient.co.uk

Andrew Buglass

Andrew Buglass

Developer and a financier

Andrew Buglass has been a developer and a financier of large scale energy projects since 1992. His experience spans energy projects valued in excess of £11bn in over 30 countries. This included senior roles with PowerGen plc, Unocal Corporation and the Royal Bank of Scotland.

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Joao Cruz

Joao Cruz

Company:Cruz Atcheson Consulting Engineers

Joao Cruz has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and is a senior partner in Cruz Atcheson Consulting Engineers. He has been involved in wave energy for the last 14 years, having started his career in wave energy in 2001 while completing his MEng at IST in Lisbon.

Michael Bullock

Michael Bullock

Company: Renewable Risk Advisers Ltd

Michael Bullock has over twenty years’ insurance experience in the London and Bermudian markets, having helped to found a Lloyd’s Broker and a specialist renewable energy underwriting unit for the Ascot syndicate at Lloyd’s.

wes@hient.co.uk


Professor Ian Bryden

Professor Ian Bryden

Vice Principal (Research) in UHI

Ian Bryden is Vice Principal (Research) in the University of the Highlands and Islands. As Vice Principal, he has overall responsibility for research across the UHI partnership, whilst maintaining his own specialisms associated with engineering, energy and marine systems.

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Barry Carruthers

Barry Carruthers

Company: ScottishPower Renewables

Barry Carruthers is the Strategic Innovation Manager at ScottishPower Renewables. His remit covers innovative activities in Marine Energy, onshore and offshore wind, and emerging technologies such as energy storage.

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Clare Duffy

Clare Duffy

Company: ESB

Clare Duffy is the UK General Manager for ESB International and is a chartered engineer with almost 20 years experience working in the power industry.

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Peter Fraenkel

Peter Fraenkel

Chartered Mechanical Engineer

Peter Fraenkel is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and he is a Visiting Professor at the University of Edinburgh. He recently formed a company called Fraenkel-Wright Ltd with Martin Wright which has a capability in renewable energy consultancy with an emphasis on marine applications.

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Andrew Mill

Andrew Mill

Company: EMEC

Andrew Mill is Chairman of the European Marine Energy Centre, where he was previously Managing Director. A graduate and Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and a Fellow of the Energy Institute, Andrew is also a visiting Professor at the University of Strathclyde and is on the Board of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult.

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Alan Mortimer

Alan Mortimer

Company: SgurrEnergy

Alan Mortimer joined SgurrEnergy in 2013 as Director of Innovation where his role involves extending the company’s renewable energy activities in onshore wind, offshore wind, solar, wave, tidal, heat and transport with greater involvement in technology development and innovation.

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Jason Schofield

Jason Schofield

Company: Green Marine

Jason Schofield is Managing Director of Green Marine. The business provides a range of marine support services including the installation, removal and maintenance of a wide range of tidal and wave energy devices and gravity bases.

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Keith Anderson

Keith Anderson

Company: Wood Group

Keith Anderson is the Subsea Manager – Engineering for the Wood Group, based in Aberdeen. Wood Group helps to provide energy, products and services that improve the quality of lives around the world.

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