28 May '13, 2pm

GIB appoints offshore wind supremo: UK: The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has appointed Christine Brockwell...

GIB appoints offshore wind supremo: UK: The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has appointed Christine Brockwell...

Brockwell was previously a director at financial services advisory firm Global Capital Finance, where she was responsible for the firm's European renewable energy transactions, including offshore wind. She will lead the delivery of an expanded offshore wind investment strategy that sees GIB move into providing funding for new offshore wind facilities that are in the construction phase, as well as for existing wind facilities. Speaking about the appointment, GIB chief executive Shaun Kingsbury said: "The development in our offshore wind strategy will ensure that we can mobilise investment at a critical, early stage of a project." Brockwell said: "Through its direct funding capabilities and its desire to stimulate co-investment from other institutions, the GIB is vital to the industry's success in realising its planned installed capacity." During its first five months of tra...

Full article: http://www.windpowermonthly.com/article/1184026/gib-appoi...

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