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UK Offshore Wind 2021

2 December 2021
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In now its 9th year – this conference offers an overview of current and future developments in the UK offshore wind industry. The place for the Danish-UK-international wind energy supply chain to meet.

2 December 2021
10:00 – 16:00
The Royal Danish Embassy
55 Sloane Street
United Kingdom
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Member Admission* £156.00 inc VAT General Admission £180.00 incl VAT +EventBrite fee *DKUK, ECD and OES members

Thank you very much to all who contributed, attended and supported this year’s UK Offshore Wind summit at the Danish Embassy 2nd December 2021! Most presentations have been made available by the speakers to be shared with all attendees and can be found at the following password protected link. All attendees have been emailed the password directly. If you did not get it please contact us.


Did you attend the event and found it of use and interest? Please do take a moment to leave a testimonial at the link at the bottom of this page. Any kudos to the speakers are most welcome and encouraged. It always warms if you are being told you did a good job.


If you feel things could have been done better, we are of course also very keen to hear that and in that case please do connect with with us directly Gunnar P Larsen, Managing Director, Danish-UK Association phone +44 207 259 6795, Ole von Eitzen Hausted, Commercial Advisor, Danish Embassy, or Rasmus Leth Traberg, Sector Lead, Danish Embassy.

In now its 9th year – The Danish Embassy in London and The Danish-UK Association will again host a conference that offers an overview of current and future developments in UK offshore wind industry. The conference will provide answers to what we can expect in 2021/22 in terms of policy developments, market opportunities and technical advances, but will also offer excellent networking opportunities.

Being back as a real in-person event we again expect a strong following of international key industry people, and to have an event to refresh established contacts and make new relevant acquaintances. People are returning year after year to get an update on specific projects, updates on current state of affairs, and latest innovative initiatives – delivered by key stakeholders including governments, developers and OEMs.

The place for the Danish-UK-international wind energy industry and its supply chain to meet.

This year the programme will amongst other centre around:

  • Floating wind
  • Technology updates
  • Updates from leading offshore park developers

Come back soon to see programme updates as we publish them. All subject to change.

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Associated British Ports, Gowling WLG and Ørsted are all members of the Association, and Wind Multiplikator and their ARGE 1 group good connections of ours, and we encourage you to click through on their names to see their membership profile and connect with them.

The Trade Council is the governmental export and investment promotion organisation under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The organisation comprises all governmental activities designed to promote Danish export and foreign investment in Denmark under one roof. 

The Danish UK Association is a member driven and member owned a billateral Association between the UK and Denmark, connecting people fostering personal and business relationships. Amongst its corporate members you will find Ørsted, Associated British Ports, Novo Nordisk, G4S as well as organisations such as the Danish Trade Council via the Danish Embassy London and Department for International Trade UK via the British Embassy Copenhagen.

10:00 Registration and coffee
10:30Welcome address by HE Ambassador Lars Thuesen, Danish Embassy
10:35Offshore Wind Outlook for the United Kingdom
Leo Bertels, Strategic Policy Projects Lead: Clean Electricity, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
10:50Project Update: Hornsea 2 Gabriel Davies, Programme Commercial Director, Ørsted
11:10Panel discussion: “Accelerating digitalisation in offshore wind”
Chaired by: Dr Isabel DiVanna, Executive Director, Commercial and Customer Experience, RenewableUK
Barry McHardy, Director at Ventus Wind Services UK
Oliver Abell, Digital Ventures Manager at SSE Renewables
Henrik Hansen, Director, Wind Multiplikator
13:00North Europe Wind Portfolio Overview
Matei Negrescu, Head of Area Development for Renewables in the North Sea Region, and Hanna Mary Goodlad, Head of Baltic Sea Area Development, Equinor
13:20Project update Lars Svendsen, Head of Procurement, Red Rock Power Limited
13:40“Floating Wind – going where no foundatin has been before”
Chaired by: Gareth Baker, Partner, M&A and Private Equity Team Leader for Infrastructure, Energy & Renewables, GOWLING WLG
Sam Strivens, Manager, Floating Offshore Wind, Carbon Trust
Jesper Møller, Head of Offshore Concepts & Solutions, SIEMENS
Jacob Nørgaard Andersen, COO, Stiesdal
Andy Reay, Group Head of Commercial Offshore Wind, Associated British Ports
15:15Sum up and Networking
16:00End of programme

Note! The programme is subject to change and updates to make sure it is as relevant as possible.

General Admission: £180 plus EventBrite Booking fee including VAT

Member Admission: £156 including VAT

Members of DKUK, ECD and OES are welcome to sign up and benefit from the discounted member’s admission fee.

For any bookings wishing to pay by BACs please email [email protected] to make your booking, indicating full name of each attendee, job title and company.

COVID-19 Guidance

Accessing the venue/event relating to Covid-19

We are continually monitoring government and health guidelines to protect our team and our guests. Along with the venue provider, we want to provide a safe environment. All guests must comply with government recommendations with regards to self-isolation and if you are feeling unwell or showing any symptoms, we kindly ask you to stay at home. 

  • Capacity of our event will be limited due to COVID restrictions.
  • Hand sanitiser will be available at the public entrances and toilet facilities
  • We kindly request attendees to complete a rapid lateral flow test on the day of their event, and two days after. Please report if anyone has tested positive through the test and trace contact.