About Us

The Board

The Marine Renewables Industry Association Ltd is a company registered in the Republic of Ireland (CRO no: 468863; VAT no: 946655 I). The company deals with the corporate business (e.g. providing support to the Council - see below) of MRIA on a not-for-profit basis. The shares are held by the Directors who serve on the Board without fees or any other form of remuneration. The Board members are:

Chairman: Peter D Coyle
Secretary: Dr Raymond Alcorn
Joint Treasurers: John Keating & Dr Valerie Cummins

The Council

The Council is drawn from the Members and consists of firms and organisations who pay an annual membership fee to MRIA Ltd . It is the sole policy making body of the MRIA.

Members of the Council

Peter D Coyle, Chairman of MRIA, provides an executive service to MRIA; former Executive Director of Enterprise Ireland. www.mria.ie

Dr Raymond Alcorn, Secretary of MRIA, CEO and founder of Exceedence Ltd www.exceedence.com

John Keating, Joint Treasurer of MRIA, CEO of Evanna Project Solutions Ltd and co-founder of Exceedence Ltd www.evanna.ie

Dr Anne Marie O'Hagan, Assistant Secretary of MRIA, Senior Research Fellow at the MaREI Centre www.marei.ie

Eoin McPartland, Offshore Manager, Energia Ltd www.energia.ie

Rebecca Greene, PWC, Energy, Utilities and Resources Tax Lead for PwC Ireland www.pwc.ie

John Smith/Tom Kirrane, Directors Bluwind Power Ltd www.bluwind.com

Conor Mowlds, Chief Commercial Officer, Port of Cork, www.portofcork.ie

Anita Holgersen, Equinor: New Energy Solutions- Business Development www.equinor.com

Nicolas Wallet- Programme Manager AFLOWT, EMEC www.nweurope.eu

Adrian Mulholland, Director - www.vilicom.com

Michael McCarthy, CEO MMC Port Marine Ltd

Peter Lefroy, Project Director, RWE Renewables www.rwe.com

Eoghan Quinn Global Offshore Wind Director, Worley www.worleyparsons.com

Professor John Doran Bryden Centre for Advanced Marine and Bio-energy Research www.brydencentre.com

Dr Narendran Kumar Bryden Centre for Advanced Marine and Bio-energy Research

Dr Chris McCallum Bryden Centre for Advanced Marine and Bio-energy Research

Simon de Pietro Director DP Energy Ltd; Co-President Ocean Energy Europe www.dpenergy.com

Maureen de Pietro Director DP Energy Ltd

Dr Jimmy Murphy, Principal Investigator and Lead of the Lir National Ocean Test Facility www.marei.ie

Gillian Bruton, Centre Manager - MaREI Centre

Jeremy Gault, Principal Investigator and Beaufort Operations Manager

Coim de Burca, Manager, Technology Innovation Unit, ESB www.esb.ie

Gary Connolly, Manager, Offshore Wind Development

John Breslin, CEO BlueWise Marine www.bluewisemarine.ie

Garrett Connell, 'Oriel Wind Park' Project Manager, Parkwind www.parkwind.eu

Leo Quinn, Senior Offshore Development Manager www.mainstreamrp.com

Alex McClean, Partner, Arthur Cox Solicitors www.arthurcox.com

Danielle Conaghan, Partner, Arthur Cox Solicitors

Peter Campbell, Project Manager-Offshore Development, SSE www.sseairtricity.com

Karen O'Reilly, Policy Analyst, SSE

Cormac Gebruers, Head of National Maritime College of Ireland www.nmci.ie

Sam Roch-Perks, Chief Executive Simply Blue Energy Ltd www.simplyblueenergy.com

Dr Val Cummins, Joint Treasurer of MRIA, Emerald Project Managing Director and Director at Simply Blue Group, www.simplyblueenergy.com

Clodagh McGrath, Project Manager Simply Blue Energy

Georgina Foley, Business Development Manager, Green Rebel Marine www.greenrebelmarine.ie

Michael O'Boyle, Mayo County Council www.mayococo.ie

Sam McCloskey, Centre Director - Centre for Advanced Sustainable Energy www.www.case-research.net

Patricia Comiskey*, Emerging Sectors - Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland www.seai.ie

Stephen Nolan*, Chief Executive Sustainable Nation Ireland www.sustainablenation.ie

Liam Curran* Senior Technologist at Enterprise Ireland and Lead of the Irish Marine Industry Network www.enterprise-ireland.com

Sue Barr*, Chairperson, UK Marine Energy Council

Brona Anderson*, Client Manager, Invest Northern Ireland www.investni.com

* Observers

Any name above in plain font (i.e. no use of italics) indicates that the person is a substitute member of the Council

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Corporate Governance (note: the Board plans to review and update as neccessary the Corporate Governance Policy shortly)

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