After setting up the Asset Management business within Wind Power, with P&L responsibility for their portfolio of operational wind farms across NW Europe, Benj Sykes is now focussed on the company’s extensive portfolio of pre-operational assets. He co-chairs the Offshore Wind Industry Council alongside the Energy Minister and is on the Board of G+, providing Health and Safety leadership for the offshore wind sector.
Benj joined DONG Energy from the Carbon Trust where as Director of Innovation he led the company’s multi-million pound technology innovation activities across a wide range of novel low carbon technologies for both power generation and energy efficiency. Before moving into the low carbon sector, Benj worked in the upstream oil and gas industry, most recently at Hess Corporation, a Fortune 100 Oil and Gas company.
Positions: Fellow of the Geological Society / Member of Advisory Board at Durham Energy Institute