TLP names new Managing Director for Development Services

Tidal Lagoon Power has appointed Graham Hillier as new Managing Director for Development Services.

Hillier will join Tidal Lagoon Power later in spring, and will be tasked with overseeing the provision of environmental, planning and property services to each TLP’s projects following Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, TLP’s press release reads.

Hillier’s qualifications include a BSc in Geography and Oceanography, and an MSc in Marine Geotechnics and an MBA.

He is currently an Executive Director at Natural Resources Wales, together with being Chair of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) in Wales and a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology.

Graham Hillier said: “I look forward to joining Tidal Lagoon Power at what is an exciting time for UK renewable energy. We are fortunate to have a significant and un-tapped resource in the tides around our coast and tidal lagoons offer fantastic potential for the UK to lead the world in truly sustainable energy generation.”

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