Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has appointed Pieter D'haen to the newly created role of International Director. This strategic position signals Natural Power's strong commitment to offer its clients global access to the company's innovative services and to accelerate its successful international expansion.
Pieter joins Natural Power from Rame Energy plc, where he held the role of Chief Operating Officer, and prior to that as Technical Director at Seawind International. Pieter is multi-lingual, and brings over 12 years of global renewable energy experience to the role, through operating and growing businesses overseas. He managed multi-cultural technical and commercial teams in a global setting and was responsible for developing and implementing high quality renewable energy projects for a variety of clients. He holds an MBA from the OU Business School and has an MSc in Electromechanical Engineering.
Ted Leeming, Managing Director at Natural Power, said: "Having restructured our core businesses over several years the employment of this role is extremely exciting to me as we are now in a position to expand and diversify our market leading services to existing multinational clients. This appointment also provides for increased focus into new geographic locations as well as bringing increased support to our existing core markets and agencies."
Pieter is based at the company's global HQ at The Greenhouse in Dumfries and Galloway. He said: "I am excited and privileged to join such a long-standing successful and innovative international advisory business. Natural Power recognises the constant flux and transformation in the renewable energy markets worldwide and through its strong growth on the international stage, is ideally placed to advise and lead its customers globally. My technical and commercial experience and skills will help to consolidate our international matrix businesses and ensure that we provide our clients with exceptional and market leading services, irrespective of the location, and to do so efficiently and sustainably."