LOC Renewables, part of the leading international engineering and marine consultancy; LOC Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ross Wigg as Renewables Director – Asset Performance. Ross will work alongside Dr. Tim Camp, Director of Turbine Engineering, and will lead across a series of business activities in offshore wind to further strengthen the operations consultancy LOC Renewables currently provides to its international client base.

With a career spanning over 22 years, Ross joined Lloyd’s Register in 1997 during which time he founded, and was Head of, the Renewable Energy business, growing it into a global enterprise with operating facilities across various renewables sectors. He was also a member of the Lloyd’s Register Energy Technology Board between 2011 and 2016. In 2018, Ross was appointed Co-Director and Lead Industrial Partner to the EPSRC Supergen ORE Programme.

Ross has a wealth of experience within the renewables industry and is an advisor to several boards, including Supergen ORE, REMS CDT Programme, ESPRC review panel and was also a member of the IEC / BSI Wind & Marine Energy Standards Committees

Joint Chief Executive of LOC Group, RV Ahilan, commented:

“Ross’s appointment is an exciting development for LOC Renewables, further strengthening the management team at a time when the global offshore wind industry is experiencing significant growth.

“Asset performance optimisation is a key area for our business, with operational management being a vital service for the offshore wind industry. Clients now require a fully integrated offering, which LOC Renewables is well placed to provide through LOC Group, Longitude Engineering and Innosea. Ross’s in-depth knowledge of the renewables industry, alongside his internationalnetwork, will be key to driving the growth of LOC Renewables”.

Commenting on his appointment, Ross Wigg, said:

“I am delighted to be joining the LOC Renewables team at what is an incredibly exciting time for the international offshore wind industry. Innovative technology is critical to ensuring the operational success of offshore wind projects and I am looking forward to being part of a leading global team, with the depth of experience and detailed technical insight that our industry needs”.

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