Programme - Future port requirementfor OW construction 

Topic: Future port requirementfor OW construction
Date: Thursday 15 April 2021
Time: 10:00 - 11:15
Location: Virtual Webinar

10:00 - 11:15       Future port requirementfor OW construction
10:00 Welcome 

Panel discussion: Supporting the next generation of floating and offshore wind 

How is the industry working together to deliver the next generation of fixed and floating wind farms? What infrastructure work is planned? What do ports need from developers and suppliers to deliver construction support on time?


Miriam Noonan, Analysis and Insights Manager, ORE CatapultMiriam Noonan photo

Miriam Noonan is Analysis and Insights manager at ORE Catapult. She works with SMEs to understand the economic benefit of adopting new innovations and provides analysis of wider market situations to evaluate long term UK economic benefit of investment in the UK supply chain. Her background covers business planning and commercial analysis in a range of energy industries.


Don LamontHead of Rivers, Dams & Maritime ServicesAtkins Don Lamont photo

A Chartered Engineer with a proven track record over his 30-yr career, Don Lamont is the Head of Ports & Maritime services at Atkins, where he leads their design, engineering and project management expertise to deliver an agile team with a reputation for innovation and collaborative excellence on the most complex challenges ports face. Atkins is in the vanguard of the digital revolution, putting clients at the centre of everything we do.


Jillis Koch,Commercial Manager Offshore WindBoskalisJillis Koch

Civil engineer with masters in Offshore Engineering at Delft University. Started the Ampelmann Company (Walk-to-Work System) as an owner and inventor, and continued my career as a Project Manager at SMIT and Boskalis within the Oil and Gas (saturation diving) and now with the Offshore Wind division.


Iain Jarvie, Project Manager, Offshore Development, SSE RenewablesIain Jarvie

 Iain Jarvie is a Project Manager within the SSE Renewables Offshore Development Team. He is responsible for overseeing the North Falls offshore wind project on behalf of SSE Renewables and is also focussed on developing and supporting the company’s floating offshore wind ambitions. As an experienced Project Manager with 10 years’ experience in the offshore renewables industry, Iain has managed the design of some of the most exciting complex offshore wind projects.

  Andy Reay, Group Head of Commercial Offshore Wind, Associated British Ports
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Andy Reay became ABP Group Head of Commercial for Offshore Wind in October 2020. Prior to joining ABP, he held the role of Business Unit Manager at the DEME Group and has worked in Offshore Wind for the past 8 years. Andy has 20 years of experience across sectors including power generation, oil & gas and chemicals. Andy is a former member of the Renewables UK Board and is now a member of the Aura Advisory Board established to deliver offshore wind sector development based around the Humber region. He is also a board member of London International Shipping Week.




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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, with the depth and breadth of technical expertise to respond to the most complex challenges OSW ports face as technology develops. We provide specialist expertise for working with the sea, supporting our clients to respond to the technical, economic, regulatory and environmental forces challenging the industry today and into the future.