Protean makes non-exec appointment

Australian clean energy developer Protean Energy has appointed David Wheeler as its Non-Executive Director.

Wheeler has more than 30 years of experience across a number of industries including agriculture, mining and energy and has operated at senior executive positions in public companies.

He has engaged in business projects across the globe, and his international experience will be invaluable for Protean Energy working across the Asia Pacific region, Protean said.

Bevan Tarrat, Protean Chairman, said: “We welcome David to the Protean board and look forward to working with him on the next leg of Protean’s growth in the renewable energy sector. “

Protean Energy is focused on the commercialization of its wave energy technology, with plans to start pilot commercial trials in the second half of 2017.