RPS is focused on rebuilding its energy business and applying skills in oil & gas to renewables projects.
Dr Huw Powell joins RPS from Ørsted in a newly created role and will draw upon his industry knowledge to lead our talented and experienced teams into a recovering oil & gas market and grow the business in offshore renewables.
Commenting on his appointment Huw said “I’ve been involved in UK offshore wind throughout Rounds 1, 2 and 3, oil & gas survey projects in the North Sea and major infrastructure projects in Egypt and Nigeria - it’s a great time to be working in the industry and RPS is well positioned to successfully deliver our promise of ‘making complex easy’ for all our valued clients ".
Ørsted is the world’s leader in offshore wind and is a major client for RPS and the Energy business in the UK. Our team have supported them with the Hornsea Project One and Two – getting Development Consent Orders, and Hornsea Project Three is currently in Examination. These are the biggest offshore wind farms in the world.