Malcolm is a Geologist with over 30 years of experience in the Offshore Energy sector, including 17 years in the Offshore Renewable Energy sector. His International Business experience covers Europe, US, Africa, Middle East and Asia.
His in depth knowledge ranges from project conception to delivery.
Malcolm has held Chairman and Director’s positions with private and industry bodies and has worked closely with governments to assist in the delivery of indigenous supply chain opportunities within the Offshore Energy industries.
He was awarded an MBA from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, UK.
Graduated 1977 BSc Geology from University of Aberdeen.
Commenced work as mudlogger in the 0&G industry working up to become Drilling Engineer. Worked in Saudi Arabia, Norway, Egypt, Libya, Nigeria, Gabon, US, Iraq and Abu Dhabi.
Joined Scottish Development Agency in 1988 and set up and managed a network of offices for their Foreign Direct Investment Agency (Locate in Scotland) covering SE Asia. Based in Hong Kong with representative offices in Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia. Aim was to market Scotland as a venue for R&D, manufacturing and service operations.
Joined ScottishPower in 1996 and Project Managed their Rds 1 & 2 Offshore Wind sites (Shell Flat and West of Duddon Sands)
In 2005 joined Eurus Energy as UK General Manager to formulate and deliver UK growth strategy.
2008, joined Eclipse Energy as Chief Operating Officer and assisted in deliver their innovative Ormonde Project. Assisted in negotiations for sale of Company to Vattenfall. Deal finalised in 2009.
2009 joined Senergy Alternative Energy to lead their push into Offshore Renewables from the O&G sector. Formulated strategy and delivery mechanisms for same.
2011 Set up West Winds Renewables Ltd to assist companies develop into the Offshore Renewables marketplace with marketing info, strategy formulation and project management.
2013 Joined Intertek Energy and Water consultancy services as Associate Director, Renewables.
Malcolm was awarded an MBA from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow in 1994.
In 2013 he was elected to the Board of Scottish Renewables and Chaired its Supply Chain Sub Group