Sam heads Floating Offshore Wind and Maritime Decarbonisation activities within Carbon Trust’s Policy and Innovation department. This includes managing the Floating Wind JIP programme and representing Carbon Trust on a number of international and R&D advisory boards. Sam comes from a maritime operations background with experience as Master of crew transfer vessels and vessel management for offshore windfarms around the UK.
Sam has an MSc in Marine Renewable Energy from the University of Plymouth where his research focus was on the installation phase of floating offshore wind turbine platforms. Sam also holds a BSc (Hons) in Exploration and Resource Geology from the University of Cardiff, Wales and MCA Master 200 certification.
Areas of focus
- Offshore wind