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, dividends 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

Brendan Cahill, Director of Development Europe, ORPC www.orpc.co

John Doran, Atlantic Technological University www.atu.ie

Robert O' Rourke, Leahill Port

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

John Begley, Project Manager, Europeane Marine Energy Centre, www.emec.org.uk

Rob Flynn, Commercial Manager, European Marine Energy Centre

Pat Brennan, Deputy CEO and Director, Doyle Shipping Group www.doyleshipping.ie

Michael McCarthy, CEO MMC Port Marine Ltd, https://marine-ireland.ie/node/354

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

Neil Harrison, Operations Manager, www.brydencentre.com

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

Maureen de Pietro, Director DP Energy Ltd

Adam Cronin, Head of Offshore, 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

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

Ciaran McManus Head of Offshore Wind Development ESB

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

Jacinta Conway, Arthur Cox Solicitors

Martin Sweeney, 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 Group, www.simplyblueenergy.com

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

Patricia Comiskey, Consenting and Government Relations Manager, Simply Blue Group

Georgina Foley, Business Development Manager, Exceedence www.exceedence.com

Louis Wildenboer, Senior Planning and Development Manager, Ocean Winds www.oceanwinds.com

Mark Mellett, Director of Green Compass, www.greencompass.ie

Vanessa O'Connell, Head of Inis Offshore WInd www.inisoffshorewind.ie

Kieran Ivers, Group CEO, Green Rebel Marine Group, www.greenrebel.ie

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

Kerrie Sheehan*, Head of Research and Technology www.seai.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

* 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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