Wind Energy – appointment
Energi Coast, North East England’s offshore wind cluster, has announced Caroline Lofthouse as Cluster Manager.
Caroline is a highly experienced energy sector business development specialist and has worked with the cluster group since it was founded in 2011 through her roles at NOF, the business development organisation that developed and delivers Energi Coast activities.
She will work closely with Energi Coast Chair Tony Quinn and the cluster organisations to deliver its strategy to showcase the supply chain capabilities of North East England, support innovation and skills development alongside helping to attract inward investment to the region.
Having spent more than 10 years in the energy sector, Caroline has progressed her career with business development, events management, marketing, and commercial experience. This has led her to becoming Head of Commercial and Partnerships at NOF, a position she will continue to hold alongside this new role with Energi Coast. Caroline takes on the newly created position following Joanne Leng MBE stepping down as Deputy Chair of Energi Coast after being appointed the new Chief Executive of NOF, as of 1st January 2022.