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Gordon Cameron, Senior Engineering Technician

September 29, 2017

What does your day typically consist of My current role is a mixture of working on site to carry out wind turbine inspections and being office based where I work with the Design team so my days are varied and interesting! As part of the Inspections team, my main task is to review the condition (More…)

 


Brian Farrell, Construction Project Engineer

June 16, 2017

What does your day typically consist of My current role is a mix of site and office based activities, and therefore, my days can vary quite a lot. My role here covers the pre-construction and construction phases of renewable energy projects in Ireland. The day to day tasks range from, but are not limited to: (More…)

 


Gavin Shirley, Project Manager

February 9, 2017

                  What does your day typically consist of? A typical day will be desk based and involve sharing a 21-mile journey to the office with colleagues. Whilst the computer is booting up I’ll grab a glass of water and cup of coffee. Back at the computer, I’ll (More…)

 


Daniel Marmander, Senior Wind Analyst

October 18, 2016

What does your day typically consist of? A typical day consists of a lot of coffee, but also a lot of data, statistics, software and a bit of math. What do you enjoy most about your role? I enjoy figuring things out, and my role allows me to do a lot of this. How did (More…)

 


John Woodruff, Head of Projects, Planning & Environment

September 28, 2016

What does your day typically consist of? Most of my time seems to be on the phone or, increasingly, on Starleaf. My work is a mix of project issues, dealing with clients and consultees, and management of the department. As part of a restructure in Natural Power I have moved from being part of the (More…)

 


Claude Abiven, Senior CFD Engineer

September 20, 2016

What does your day typically consist of? I typically start my day by saying hello to the computer cluster that runs our VENTOS CFD code, to fix issues that happened over night or help users with specific requests. During the day I often have to answer multiple requests from engineers that ask me for advice (More…)

 


Christopher Renna, Business Development Manager

September 12, 2016

En quoi consiste votre journée type? What does your day typically consist of? Mon travail consiste essentiellement à être la connexion entre nos équipes d’experts et nos clients qui doivent régler des problématiques difficiles. Au quotidien, je discute avec les clients de leurs projets, de leurs rêves et comment nous pouvons les aider à les réaliser. (More…)

 


Callum McLean, Head of IT

September 2, 2016

What does your day typically consist of? Ideally my day starts with a ride into work, even better a ride in to work on a tandem bike with my wife, Nancy, who also works for Natural Power. My first task is usually reviewing the 50-100 emails generated by various IT systems overnight and following up (More…)

 


Jeff Bryan, Market Analysis Manager

August 19, 2016

What does your day typically consist of? Given the nature of my role at Natural Power it’s hard to describe any day as “typical”. Sure, there are days when the market analysis team carry out very similar tasks (report writing, cost benefit modelling, etc.), but the subject matter is quite varied. There is a lot (More…)

 


Andrew White, GIS Manager

August 16, 2016

What does your day typically consist of? I get up grab breakfast and get things ready for the day ahead. I became a dad recently so if I’m lucky I get a quick cuddle from my wee boy before I leave, but more often than not he’s still sleeping so I just get to look (More…)

 


Gillian Vallejo, Ecological Modeller

June 28, 2016

What does your day typically consist of? It is hard to define a typical day for me as my role is so diverse and I am involved in such a wide range of different types of projects. I generally start the day with a cup of tea over which I think about my priorities for (More…)

 


Kevin Quinn, Head of Site Management

April 27, 2016

What does your day typically consist of? I’ll try to cycle in to the office if I can and don’t need my car, this will usually wake me up – especially in the winter!  I usually try to get in reasonably early to give me time to grab a coffee and process any emails I (More…)

 


Euan Fenelon, Director of Asset Management

April 14, 2016

What does your day typically consist of? I am an early starter (military background I’m afraid) so I am happy to be at my desk in Stirling before 8 in the morning for the first assault on the accumulated emails. Occasionally I’m based elsewhere, be it the delightful Greenhouse or at one of our wind (More…)

 


Selena Farris, Senior Technical Manager – Methods & Innovations

March 8, 2016

  What does your day typically consist of? My days tend to vary depending on what is going on in the department. Whether it is a brain storming session to come up with a new way of doing things, checking in with our various technical methodology working groups, or lending a hand to the commercial (More…)

 


Steve Smith, Senior Biomass Engineer

February 16, 2016

What does your day typically consist of: A crazy dash to get the kids into school and nursery usually kicks off the day and makes the office seems like an oasis of calm, however much is going on! After catching up with anything that has developed out of hours, over a good, strong coffee, it (More…)

 


Fiona Grubb, Head of Business Development and Marketing

February 2, 2016

What does your day typically consist of? My car share to work gives my brain a chance to wake up in the morning, the chat normally improves half way along the M9 and by the time I get to the office, I am ready to grab an essential cup of tea, get through my emails (More…)

 


Holly Hughes, Senior Vice President, Natural Power North America

January 25, 2016

What does your day typically consist of? Being in the Pacific time zone, the days tend to start with an invigorating flurry of communication, and then calms down nicely in the afternoon, when I have more focused time. Whether it’s regarding management or providing technical guidance to existing or prospective clients, I’m continually evaluating and (More…)

 


Chris Pendlebury, Director of Ecology & Hydrology

January 11, 2016

What does your day typically consist of? My day starts off with feeding the dog (Rory), and then jumping on the bike to cycle to the office. Once I am at my desk I setup my to-do-list for the day whilst drinking my coffee. I always like to start the day with something I know (More…)

 


Lauren Wheatley, Director of Technical

December 10, 2015

What does your day typically consist of? Generally speaking there are several cups of coffee and lots of communication involved! There is no typical day, every day brings something new. I am responsible for the leadership and management of the global technical department and therefore I can be involved with finance (revenue and budget), business (More…)

 


Andy Yuill, Senior Renewable Heat Manager

November 30, 2015

What does your day typically consist of? The only typical part of my day is probably my regular dose of coffee, there is no real pattern to the working day and what I’m doing on any particular day will depend on the demands of current projects and business development. That can be anything from meeting (More…)