Wood Group Clean Energy appoints new director

Claus Hjoerringgaard
Claus Hjoerringgaard

Aberdeen-based Wood Group Clean Energy has appointed Claus Hjoerringgaard as its new director of clean energy.

With 25 years’ experience, he has held a number of global senior positions, most recently with Mott MacDonald and Fichtner Consulting Engineers.

Based at the oil- and gas- offshore services group’ Sgurr Energy subsidiary in Glasgow, Hjoerringgaard will be responsible for heading up the renewable energy and grid integration consultancy which provides engineering and technical advisory services in onshore and offshore wind, solar, wave and energy storage projects.

Meanwhile Lauren Wheatley, Director of Technical at Dumfries-based Natural Power, has achieved the ranking of 68th in the first Women’s Power List, which  aims to promote and celebrate the contribution of the female dealmakers and powerbrokers shaping the wind industry’s development. 

In charge of a department of 27 analysts and engineers, she has also aligned and streamlined methodologies whilst a preconstruction energy yield methodology validation study has improved Natural Power’s market position in North America.

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