Pacific Green today announced the appointment of Dane Wilkins as Managing Director of its Pacific Green Energy Parks Europe division, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Green.

Dane will take up the post in November 2023 and joins from leading advisory firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), where he was European Head of Energy and Infrastructure Advisory.

At JLL Dane built a European wide team focussed on strategic and financial advisory within the renewable sector across the UK, Italy, Romania, and Poland that has been ranked one of the leading financial advisers in Europe and among the top 15 globally, by number of deals, according to data provider InfraDeals.

The team has been acclaimed for leading some of the first transactions in the battery storage and flexible generation sector, acting for buyers and sellers on battery, solar pv, onshore and offshore wind and advising clients on energy strategies.

Scott Poulter, Pacific Green’s Chief Executive said: “We are delighted to have Dane join Pacific Green as we rapidly roll out our energy parks business throughout Europe and around the world to enable and facilitate the energy transition. Building on the success of the commissioning of 100MW Richborough Energy Park and development of 375MWh Sheaf Energy Park in the UK we are building a platform globally.”

Wilkins added: “I have been impressed with the unique offering Pacific Green brings to the battery energy storage sector and am delighted for the opportunity to contribute to the next phase of the company’s growth. It’s a privilege to join the Pacific Green team at this exciting time.”

Publish date: 17 October, 2023