- Published: 15 April 2020 15 April 2020
Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG) has announced two appointments as the company gears up for ScotWind leasing round. Isla Robb will lead on Supply Chain and Skills, working to ensure that the RIDG approach to project delivery is innovative, commercially competitive and maximises Scottish and UK domestic content.
Isla has worked in the public sector for 16 years, previously leading Scottish Enterprises’ offshore wind supply chain and skills activities.
Marc Smeed joins from Xero Energy (part of ITP Energised) and will lead the company’s Grid and Power Offtake workstreams. Marc is an experienced grid specialist and Chartered Electrical Engineer. Having worked in offshore wind since 2008 he has been directly involved in the connection of over 20GW of onshore and offshore energy projects. Marc will focus on optimising power offtake arrangements including system security and affordability, key challenges for all Scottish offshore projects.