Head of Energy Development
Will joined The Crown Estate in 2009 in the lead up to the commencement of Round 3 and was appointed as the Head of Energy Development in 2017.
Will leads the team that manages the front end of the offshore wind portfolio; the assessment of seabed resource and future opportunity for growth, the origination of rights and new leasing activity, and the management of lease options during the development phase of our customer’s projects.
Will is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 20 years of experience of management of infrastructure projects and investment programmes in the water and power industries, both in the UK and oversees. His initial foray into offshore wind began in 2004 on the project now known as London Array.
Will represents The Crown Estate on the Offshore Wind Programme Board and other Offshore Wind Industry Council related activity.