New Simec Atlantis Energy chief executive to deliver Uskmouth conversion

Tim Cornelius has moved to become senior adviser to Simec Atlantis Energy. Graham Reid will become chief executive from 18 January. 

Reid delivered more than 5GW of wind, solar and storage projects in previous roles. Most recently he was chief executive of RES Americas, and prior to that chief executive of Arcadis Middle East, a member of Network Rail’s project delivery board for the London bridge station project and earlier was UK managing director of Hyder Consulting . 

He has to steer Atlantis through the delivery phase of the Uskmouth  conversion project, the build-out of fuel production plants, the expansion of the MeyGen project and the development of further hydro asset opportunities.

Reid said:Simmer Atlantis is a recognised pioneer in the development and operation of renewable and sustainable energy projects and I very much look forward to playing my part in the successful delivery of the Uskmouth conversion project and the build out and commissioning of fuel production plants across the country. I am also relishing the opportunity to work with the Atlantis team to progress our exciting marine energy and hydro portfolios.”

Cornelius said: “I am delighted to continue my involvement with the Company as we enter the next exciting phase of our journey – from origination to construction and commissioning. Now is the right time to introduce new skills into our leadership team to ensure that we have the right mix of experience in place to deliver on all of our flagship projects.”


Further reading

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Public consultation opens on Uskmouth conversion to burn waste

Simec appoints Mitsubishi Hitachi JV for Uskmouth conversion design, fuel pellet testing

Simec signs FEED contract for Uskmouth conversion to fuel from waste

Uskmouth plant to be converted to burn plastic waste pellets for 20 years

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