Wind Farm Monitoring And Control Conference 2014


Eric Antoons, COO Power Production,  Parkwind NV

Rui Maia, Operations & Maintenance Manager,   Iberwind

Thomas Zedler, Head Of Remote Services,   Nordex  

Konstantinos Pierros, Grid Integration Manager UK,   ENERCON

Dan Klitgaard, Operations Engineer,  TRE-FOR Energi

Sally Shenton, Director,  Generating Better Ltd

Breanne Gellatly, Associate Director,   The Carbon Trust

Karl Merz, Engineer,  Sintef

Francesco Brasso, Research Scientist, ECN

Professor XIongwei Liu, Chair Of Sustainable Engineering,   University Of Cumbria

Prof. Dr. Carlo L. Bottasso, Chair of Wind Energy, Wind Energy Institute

Featured Speaker Biographies

Breanne Gellatly, Associate Director,  The Carbon Trust

Breanne Gellatly joined the Carbon Trust in 2011, where she co-manages Offshore Wind Activities. Her main responsibility is the delivery of the Offshore Wind Accelerator, a joint industry project involving Carbon Trust and nine leading offshore wind developers that aims to reduce the cost of offshore wind by 10% in time for Round 3.

Prior to joining the Carbon Trust, Breanne worked as a wind resource assessment engineer at Genivar and an operations engineer at GE Energy where she worked on a variety of hydro and onshore wind projects.

Breanne holds an MBA from INSEAD (Fontainebleau/Singapore) as well as a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from McGill University (Montreal).

Carlo Bottasso Prof. Dr. Carlo L. Bottasso, Chair of Wind Energy, Wind Energy Institute

Carlo L. Bottasso received a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano in Italy. Since May 2013, Dr. Bottasso holds the Chair of Wind Energy at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He has taught flight mechanics and wind energy at the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology of the Politecnico di Milano, Italy, reaching the rank of Full Professor. Dr. Bottasso has held visiting positions at numerous institutions in Europe and the USA, and he is the co-author of about 280 publications, including over 100 peer-reviewed journal papers. 

Sally Shenton, Founding Director, Generating Better

Sally has worked in the power industry for over 20 years. For the last five years Sally has developed and implemented a “hands-on” proactive O&M concept at the Robin Rigg offshore windfarm.

Sally helped to set up a central asset management team within E.ON and delivered a range of business improvements with particular focus on Asset Management Systems and cost reduction through a fleet wide approach and standardisation. Sally has also conducted technical audits for the E.ON Board including overseas Joint Ventures on topics such as Health & Safety, Environmental Management and Engineering Governance.

Sally is an active member of the offshore operations community and regular speaker at industry events and works with Development Agencies to improve knowledge of offshore wind supply chain opportunties and to help to improve the potential for local communities to provide services in the operational phase. Sally chairs an Offshore Wind O&M Forum in the UK, is a member of the UK Wind Programme Board Operational Risk Committee and is a member of Scottish Renewables.

Dr Chris Slinger, Scientist, Zephir Lidar   

Dr Chris Slinger joined Zephir Lidar in June 2011 as a research scientist contributing to the development of the ZephIR laser anemometer.  He has a particular interest in turbine mounted lidars.  

Prior to his current role, he was a Senior Fellow and a Technical Director for the Photonics Centre and Applied Technology Research Divisions at QinetiQ Malvern. In 2002 he was co-recipient of Institute of Physics Paterson Medal and Prize, for contributions to the utilization and application of physics and its commercial exploitation. He was elected as an Institute of Physics Fellow in 2003


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