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Event Details

Discover Global Opportunities in Offshore Wind

9:30 - 14:00
Hartlepool College, Teesside, TS24 7NT
  • Member Delegate — £0.00 (exc. VAT)
  • Non-Member Delegate — £0.00 (exc. VAT)


This free event takes place on the Thursday 17th August at Hartlepool College, Teesside.


Hear market experts give their views on emerging opportunities

Learn about the growing opportunities in overseas markets from market experts. The Department for International Trade (DIT) and NOF energy are hosting a free seminar and networking session, with the chance to have a dedicated 1-2-1 discussion with our market experts. This event is aimed at supply chain companies looking to gain a better understanding of overseas opportunities. This will include overviews of projects, timescales and key buyers. As well as the chance to engage with UK Export Finance. You will also find out how to access foreign markets through DIT’s future programme of events and activities aimed at connecting you with potential buyers.

About the event

This half day programme will focus on foreign offshore wind opportunities. It offers a chance to meet the DIT market experts, who can act as your conduit into foreign markets with their knowledge and excellent network of clients. DIT Trade Advisors from the North East of England, UK Export Finance and the DIT Renewable Energy sector team will also be attending. They will all be available for dedicated 1-2-1s in the networking session and over lunch.


09:30 – Registration Opens (Tea & Coffee available upon arrival)

10:00 – Welcome from Marc Adams, Department of International Trade (DIT)

10:05 – An introduction to NOF Energy and Energi Coast:
              Joanne Leng, Deputy Chief Executive, NOF Energy

10:15 - Presentations

Market briefs:

•         The Netherlands

•         Germany

•         Belgium

•         France

•         China

•         Taiwan


•          Denmark

•          Indonesia

•          Korea

•          Norway

•          USA

11:30 - Overview of UKEF, Mark Gray

12:00 – One-to-One session

12:30 -  Working lunch and networking opportunity

14:00 – Event finishes

The following markets and speakers will be represented at the event...

Taiwan: Karen Su and Jenny Lin, DIT British Office Taipei
Karen and Jenny lead on following sectors in Taiwan market:
• Energy (offshore wind and nuclear)
• Environment & water

USA: Shareen Yawanarajah, DIT, British Consulate Houston, Texas
Shareen leads on the following markets:
• Oil & Gas
• Offshore Wind

South Korea: YounJoo Lee, British Embassy Seoul
YounJoo leads on the following markets:
• Energy
• Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing

Indonesia: Margareth Pohan, British Embassy Jakarta
Margareth leads on the following markets:
• Energy
• Infrastructure

China: Daisy Zeng, International Finance Centre Guangzhou
Daisy leads on the following markets:
• Renewable Energy
• Transmission

Norway: Marita Tennebo, British Embassy Oslo
Marita leads on the following markets:
• Marine, infrastructure and aquaculture
• Oil & Gas and Renewables

Netherlands: Michiel Hendrickx, DIT office The Hague
Michiel leads on the following market:
• Offshore Wind Sector

Germany: Anne Schemin, British Embassy Berlin and Deryth Wittek from the British Consulate in Dusseldorf
Anne and Deryth lead on the following markets:
• Offshore Wind
• Primary Energy Generation

France: Sophie Casenave, British Embassy Paris
Sophie leads on the following markets:
• Offshore Wind
• Renewable Energy

Denmark: Asbjorn Dalgaard, Copenhagen
Asbjorn leads on the following markets:
• Energy
• Offshore related activities

Belgium: Sabine Platteuw, British Embassy Brussels
Sabine leads on the following markets:
• Offshore Wind
• Defence and Security

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Got a Question? Contact:

Philippa Smith, Events Coordinator, or call 0191 384 64 64 and ask for the events team.

We look forward to seeing you at the event!


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