DP Energy, one of Ireland’s leading renewable energy developers, appoints Cormac Gebruers as Group External Affairs Manager

DP Energy, one of Ireland’s leading developers of renewable energy projects, has appointed Cormac Gebruers as Group External Affairs Manager. Headquartered in Buttevant, North Cork and operating across the world, DP Energy is committed to using the most sustainable and environmentally responsible methods possible in all their energy developments.


In his new role, Cormac will support Group business development and provide strategic and operational oversight of partnerships and stakeholder engagement across DP Energy’s extensive portfolio of projects. As a former professional mariner with significant supply chain experience, Cormac will also advise DP Energy on maritime operations and supply chain aspects of offshore wind projects.


Cormac has held leadership roles at the National Maritime College of Ireland, most recently as Head of College and previously as Head of Research. He has worked internationally in senior management roles including in business development with Transas (now Wartsila), a global market leader in maritime navigation solutions. Cormac has served on numerous Irish and European advisory groups, committees and boards.


He holds a BSc in Computer Science from University College Cork and a Diploma in Nautical Science from the National Maritime College of Ireland (Munster Technological University). He is an Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute, a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport and a member of the Royal Institute of Navigation.


DP Energy has over 30 years’ experience in the development, construction, and operation of renewable energy assets globally and to date, the company has developed over 1GW (1000 MW) of energy projects, the majority of which are already built and operational. Currently, DP Energy has an immediate pipeline of over 7GW of both on- and off- shore wind and solar energy projects across Ireland, the UK, Australia and Canada.


Commenting on the appointment, Adam Cronin, Head of Offshore at DP Energy, said: “Myself and the team are delighted to welcome Cormac to DP Energy as Group External Affairs Manager. Cormac brings extensive leadership experience to the role along with significant knowledge of stakeholder engagement in both the public and private sectors. His expertise will be a welcome addition to the DP Energy Group on our mission to achieve a 100% renewable energy powered world. We are looking forward to working with Cormac in his new role.”


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