Principal Engineer, Renewables O&M, Lloyd's Register
During 4 years as O&M development lead at Lloyd’s Register (LR), Mark Spring has brought together teams of subject-matter experts from many fields, collaborated with wind farm operators, research institutions and academics, offering new consultancy services to improve information-transparency and add value through algorithms for optimising vessel use, maintenance planning, assessing turbine health and risks of failure. Access to this information has helped improve efficiency and introduced operators to expertise LR has developed in the other industrial sectors. Mark has also participated in the development of IEC standards.
Prior to joining LR, Mark was Chief Engineer at Nordic Windpower, structural analyst in Alstom’s Haliade design team in Barcelona in 2010, loads, mechanical/ structural design, software development at Garrad Hassan (GH). He lead GH participation in EU research projects such as ROTOW, ReliaWind and Wind Farms in Hostile Terrain. He joined GH 1998, after his doctorate.