The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has appointed a brand new chief working officer (COO), Stewart Mullin, who beforehand labored as the worldwide director of public affairs and institutional relations at MHI Vestas.
Mullin has over a decade of expertise as a senior govt within the wind sector, having labored throughout public affairs, communication, model and repute constructing and enterprise growth to form the narrative of the worldwide wind business.
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Ben Backwell, CEO at GWEC: “We are thrilled to welcome Stewart on board the GWEC staff, given his huge information and observe document within the wind sector’s main firms. He is an skilled wind energy skilled, and a long-term supporter of GWEC and its work through the years.
“Stewart’s experience can be extremely worthwhile to consolidate GWEC’s position because the authoritative voice of the worldwide wind business, to construct our community of wind business stakeholders the world over and to additional set up GWEC’s presence in key rising markets. This is an particularly necessary time to construct up our international presence in an effort to make sure that the wind energy business comes collectively stronger than ever forward of this 12 months’s essential COP26 convention.”
Prior to becoming a member of GWEC, Stewart was an integral member of MHI Vestas’ chief technique workplace, answerable for overseeing the event and implementation of the corporate’s public affairs, communication and branding technique. He beforehand labored as head of public affairs and company communication EMEA at Siemens Wind Power and sat on the board of GWEC, the Danish Wind Industry and WindEurope, additionally chairing WindEurope’s Communication and Events working teams.
Commenting on his appointment, Mullin mentioned: “Throughout my profession, I’ve watched GWEC open up numerous new market alternatives for each onshore and offshore wind vitality the world over. I stay up for utilizing my information and expertise from the non-public sector to bolster this necessary work by scaling up our ambitions as an affiliation and business with regards to occasions, institutional partnerships, advocacy and all the pieces in between.
“I’m deeply dedicated to making sure that GWEC continues to concentrate on creating optimum worth for its members and I’m excited to start this new journey whereas supporting GWEC’s mission to determine wind energy as a key resolution to immediately’s vitality and local weather challenges.”
As COO, Mullin will lead GWEC’s international operations, which incorporates the affiliation’s regional places of work GWEC Asia, GWEC India and GWEC China.
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