Dan Pearson has been hired by SSE Renewables to serve as the director of business development. He will be a member of the Renewables Executive Committee and report directly to managing director Stephen Wheeler.
Dan previously worked for The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG), where he served as Director and Chief Strategy Officer and was in charge of the company’s international expansion.
Dan has over 20 years of expertise in the renewable energy sector and has a background in maritime engineering. He has a proven track record of effectively entering new markets and possesses specialised knowledge in the conception and development of wind, solar, and hydro projects.
Pearson said “I’m incredibly excited to be joining SSE Renewables at such a pivotal time in its growth ambitions. The company has set bold targets of increasing its renewable energy output in the decade ahead by accelerating growth through its substantial wind and hydro portfolio in the UK and Ireland; whilst expanding into new international markets and adjacent technologies.”
“I look forward to joining a world class origination and delivery team where I hope to add strength and leadership in identifying and executing high-quality growth opportunities and provide a vanguard in helping SSE Renewables delivering on its strategic and growth ambitions.”
Stephen Wheeler, Managing Director of SSE Renewables, said “I’m delighted to have appointed Dan as our new Director of Business Development. Dan is joining SSE Renewables at a crucial time, as we work to build on our pipeline and expand into new technologies and geographies to deliver on our ambitious growth targets.
“Dan will be responsible for building on our great growth story to date, leading and supporting our outstanding business development teams across our core and international markets. I’m confident that Dan’s deep knowledge and experience of both business development and the renewables sector make him the ideal person for the role, and I look forward to welcoming him to the business next month.”
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