Carnegie Wave’s Executive Director elected to OEE

Kieran O’Brien, Carnegie Wave Energy’s Executive Director of Business Development, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Ocean Energy Europe (OEE).

Kieran O’Brien joins Oliver Wragg of Orkney-based European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and John Malcolm, Chief Executive of Scottish wave energy firm Aquamarine, as new directors on the Board which met earlier in the month to hold formal elections at the OEE’s Annual General Meeting.

“I am delighted to have been elected to the Board of OEE by my peers. The ocean energy space is presenting incredible opportunities in Europe and I will work alongside other members to promote and support the industry,” O’Brien said.

Other newly elected representatives include: Tony Lewis (HMRC), Jochen Weilepp (Voith Hydro) and Jose Luis Villate (Tecnalia).

OEE is based in Brussels and has nearly 80 members including: Alstom, DCNS, EDF, GDF Suez, Scottish Development International, Scottish Power Renewables and Siemens.

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