Please fill out the form below to register for the The Future of Offshore Wind in Iceland – Climate Change Solutions.

Those who wish to attend online will be sent a Teams link to attend.

Please see The Agenda below the registration form.


12.30-13.00 Registration and Networking

Harpa Conference Center
Kaldalón 1st floor (ground floor)

13.00 – Introduction

Dr Bryony Mathew
British Ambassador to Iceland

Welcome Remarks

Þórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir
Minister of Energy, Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Innovation of Iceland

13.10 – Panel 1: Powering Forward and Delivering on Sustainability

Dr Paul Turner
Managing Director of Hecate Independent Power
Overview of Seminar

Mark Preece
Managing Director of Marine Low Carbon Power Company
Technology of Offshore Wind

Francoise Schorosch
Senior Marketing Manager – Offshore Wind at General Electric Renewable Energy
Large Wind Turbines Offshore – History and Evolution

Peter Earl
Managing Director of Hecate Independent Power
Exporting Energy from Iceland

Panel – Q&A

Moderated by:
Friðjón R Friðjónsson
Managing Partner, KOM

14.30 – Coffee break

14.45 – Panel 2: Wind Future for Iceland

(Tom Burke CBE)
Visiting Professor at both Imperial and University Colleges, London and Former Executive Director of Friends of the Earth.  Co-founder of the E3G Climate Change think-tank.
The Contribution of Wind Energy to Climate Change Solutions 
Due to the pandemic, Tom Burke cannot make his presentation.

Harold Fairfull
Founder of Consilium, an independent financial advisory firm in the infrastructure and utilities sector
Project Financing of Offshore Wind

Matt Beeton
CEO, Port of Tyne, the new Offshore Wind for northeast England
Wind as a Source of Economic Revival and Local Job Creation

Rich Simon
Founder of Simon Wind, a leading US satellite wind data analysis firm
Iceland Energy Potential based on Wind Data Analysis

Rt Hon Sir Tony Baldry
Former Minister at the Department of Energy of the United Kingdom
International Energy Cooperation – Economic Benefits to Iceland

Panel – Q&A

Moderated by:
Friðjón R Friðjónsson
Managing Partner, KOM

16.15 – 18.00 Networking Reception

Hosted by the British Embassy, British-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce and Hecate Independent Power