Alan Mortimer

Director of Innovation

Alan Mortimer graduated from Glasgow University in 1987 with an Honours degree in Aeronautical Engineering. After four years at James Howden & Co. Ltd. in Glasgow, Alan joined ScottishPower, working in renewables development. His roles included Head of Wind Development where he developed the strategy for, and helped establish a 1,000MW onshore wind portfolio. In subsequent roles Alan was responsible for managing policy and strategic issues whilst maintaining responsibility for identifying new business opportunities in renewables, including SPR’s role in technology development programmes such as the Offshore Wind Accelerator, and marine renewables. Alan joined Wood Renewables in 2013 as Director of Innovation where his current role involves extending the company’s renewable energy activities in onshore wind, offshore wind (fixed and floating), solar, wave, tidal, hydrogen, heat and transport. His responsibilities also include developing and deploying the considerable resources of the Wood organisation on key decarbonisation challenges for all forms of energy.