Three senior UK appointments joining our team
We are proud to announce that we are strengthening our UK team with appointments to three senior positions; UK Country Director, Global Director of Asset Management and Global Manager, Due Diligence services.
- UK Country Director, Gary Bills;
- Global Director – Asset Management, Steven Ikin;
- Global Manager – Due Diligence Services, Will Sheard.
Gary Bills will join K2 Management as UK Country Director in September. Moving from Mott MacDonald, where he was Programme Director for Renewable Energy, Gary brings over 15 years’ industry experience, covering a range of engineering design, business development and consultancy roles. His most recent work has seen him working as Project Director on both wind and solar projects in Sweden, Finland, Ukraine, Serbia the UK, South Africa and Argentina.
Steve Ikin joins as K2 Management’s Global Director of Asset Management in July, having previously been Director for Operations and Asset Management at Community Windpower Limited. Steve brings over 20 years’ experience in wind energy and asset performance, having also served as Head of Global Finance for turbine manufacturer, Nordex.
Will Sheard, K2 Management’s Global Manager for Due Diligence, is now leading the team he has worked in for the past three years, supporting clients globally across wide ranging due diligence mandates.
“With the announcement of these three senior UK positions, we are very much looking forward to servicing our clients both locally in the UK as well as strengthening our Asset Management and Due Diligence offerings globally. We see a strong interest in our services and solutions from all over the world, so we are pleased to be adding to our already robust setup,” K2 Management CEO Jørn Zielke commented.
UK Country Director Gary Bills added: “I am very optimistic about the future of the UK renewable sector – despite the challenges that it has faced in recent years, the market is starting to improve with the use of new technology and I’m looking forward to being a part of that at K2 Management. The focus and dedication that K2 Management has to renewable energy provides a unique selling point both for clients who we are supporting, and for employees like myself, who are joining a great team. I’m looking forward to getting started at K2 Management, delivering specialist advice that creates genuine value for clients’ and their projects.”
K2 Management has UK offices in Bristol, Glasgow and London as well as offices in 14 other countries around the world.