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Wood Group appoints vice president of clean energy

November 15, 2016
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Wood Group has appointed Jan Dell as vice president of clean energy. Based in Houston and leading a team of 350 people globally, Jan will build on Wood Group’s existing renewables technical services, consulting and advisory capabilities.

She will lead the broadening of services into adjacent sectors, namely water and climate together with the geographic expansion of existing services.

A respected leader in the field, Jan brings more than two decades of extensive experience in the energy, industrial, water and climate sectors. Prior to joining Wood Group, she held senior strategy and management positions with AECOM, CH2M Hill and ConocoPhillips, where she led global energy and industrial project developments incorporating sustainable designs. Jan is currently vice chair of the US Federal Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment and was convening lead author of the Energy Supply and Use Chapter of the U.S. National Climate Assessment report, published in April 2014.

Bob MacDonald, Wood Group’s CEO, Specialists Technical Solutions said: ‘Wood Group has provided technical services, consulting and advisory services for renewable energy projects around the world for over 14 years. From our beginnings focused on wave power, we have grown and enhanced our clean energy portfolio, providing solutions to complex technological challenges in onshore and offshore wind, solar PV, hydro and biomass. The appointment of Jan provides us with the leadership to drive further growth. ‘Clean energy, water and climate are primary considerations of the energy and industrial sectors that we serve and our focus and aim is to provide customers with efficient and effective solutions to the challenges they face.’

Jan Dell said: ‘Wood Group’s expertise across the spectrum of energy resources and value chain is a dynamic platform to advance the global energy transition that is underway. I’m pleased to join the launch of the clean energy group and bring my passion for progress to the enterprise.’

Source: Oil Voice

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