Scira Offshore Energy, the operator of the 88 turbine Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, today announced the appointment of their new Power Plant Manager, Jason Halsey. Jason will succeed Einar Strømsvåg who will return to Stavanger to take on new challenges in parent company Statoil, after his successful 4 year secondment to Scira.
Jason, who is based in Lincolnshire, holds a Master's degree in Business Administration and comes with a wealth of engineering experience. Currently Head of Operations in the UK for DONG Energy, and responsible for the operations and maintenance at all DONG Energy UK offshore wind farms, Jason also has valuable experience from his previous position as Site Manager at Robin Rigg Offshore Wind Farm. Jason will join Scira on 1st July, and will formally take on the full responsibility for Scira from 15th July after a two week handover period with Einar.
Jason will head up the Scira team based at Wind Farm Place, the purpose-built Operation and Maintenance office and warehouse facility three miles south of Wells-next-the-Sea.
Siri Kindem, Chairman of the Scira Board, said: "We are delighted that Jason is joining our team to lead the Sheringham Shoal operation. Einar Strømsvåg has done an excellent job in establishing Scira, and now we look forward to continued success as Jason heads up the team in optimizing production of green energy from this flagship operation."
Sheringham Shoal is owned equally by Statoil and Statkraft through joint venture company Scira Offshore Energy.
For further information: Liz Hancock, HR & Communications Manager, Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm on mobile: +44 7557 264326 or email: L.Hancock@scira.co.uk
Issue Date: 28-05-2013