Appointment Date: 15.12.2011
Company: GT Energy
Business Type: Renewable Energy
Paul Dowling has been appointed to the board of directors of GT Energy, which develops deep geothermal energy projects in the UK and Ireland.
Dowling has over 20 years’ management and business development experience in the renewable energy sector. He led the renewable energy business for SSE as CEO of Airtricity and was part of the team that sold the company for €1.8bn in 2008.
Other previous roles included head of strategy for Scottish and Southern Energy Group which involved strategy formulation, ventures investments, business development and research activities for the SSE group. Dowling is a chartered engineer and has an MBA from Trinity College.
“This is an exciting time for GT Energy as it embarks on a number of new geothermal projects in 2012,” said Padraig Hanly, managing director, GT Energy. “Paul brings with him a wealth of expertise and experience in the renewable energy sector and we look forward to his valuable contribution in assisting GT Energy realise its vision of making geothermal energy a key part of the renewable energy mix in the UK and Ireland.”