My name is Ben Huskinson and I am the Consenting Manager for Blue Gem Wind. Floating wind technologies are new to Welsh waters, so my role is to help the consenting team understand the technology and make sure that the project will be designed and operated in a manner that will not cause significant environmental impacts.
David Jones – Stakeholder Manager
My name is David Jones and I’m the Stakeholder Manager for Blue Gem Wind. This involves working with all interested parties, from supply chain companies, ports, UK and Welsh Government and coastal communities.
Sean Evans – Environmental Specialist
My name is Sean Evans and I’m an Environmental Specialist with Blue Gem Wind. In collaboration with the Consenting Manager, I work with our consultants and the wider project team to coordinate and deliver environmental consenting and impact assessment related work for Project Erebus.
My name is Lara Lawrie and I am the Assistant Project Manager for the Offshore EIA. I work with the team to deliver offshore consents, coordinate the process and manage stakeholder engagement relating to the marine environment.
Jonny Lewis – Project Manager - Offshore EIA
My name is Jonny Lewis and I am the Project Manager for the Offshore Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). The offshore EIA will assess the potential impacts of the proposed project and, via consultation with key stakeholders, seek to mitigate all impacts to acceptable levels.
Jenny Hazzard – Project Director for ITPEnergised
My name is Jenny Hazzard and I’m the overall Project Director for ITPEnergised (ITPE). My role is to oversee all the inputs being provided by ITPE. This includes advice on grid, electrical, engineering and the EIA as well as working closely with other advisors.
Lindsay Smith – Consenting Lead
My name is Lindsay Smith and I’m the Consenting Lead for Project Erebus. My focus is on overseeing the consent process and coordinating inputs from various technical specialists, as well as playing a leading role in the stakeholder consultation process.
Paul Darnbrough – Lead Onshore EIA
My name is Paul Darnbrough and I’m leading on the onshore EIA. This involves completion of all the necessary studies to form a robust understanding on the local environment, to be able to predict the impacts the project may have. This includes from the landfall location, along the cable route, via the new substation and finally the cable connection into the Power Station.
Welcome to Erebus
Unfortunately, COVID-19 has meant we are unable to meet you in person for our first round of public exhibitions and consultation. Because of this, we have developed a virtual exhibition and an online consultation where we hope you will find lots of information about floating offshore wind and our Erebus project.
You’ll find lots of information here and we invite you to:
• Meet the team
• Find out about the project
• View photomontages
• View the frequently asked questions
• Complete the online feedback form
• Contact us for more information
The team will be available for live chat sessions on: Nov 18th 0930-1330 / Nov 25th 1430-1830 / Dec 1st 0930-1330 / Dec 9th 1500-1900. Please use the talk to us function.
This first round of public consultation will end on December 18th.
For more information please visit: https://www.bluegemwind.com/