GL Garrad Hassan Announces New Country Manager

Press Release
Thursday, March 07, 2013

Mr Dilip Kumar will take up the role of Country Manager for GL Garrad Hassan in India. India is the world's third largest market for wind, with annual installations doubling over the last several years.

 

The reintroduction of a government subsidy wind farms and low coast loans for clean energy production should help to ensure that India's importance continues to grow as a center for the design, development and manufacture of wind turbines.


Mathias Steck, Asia-Pacific Vice President for GL Garrad Hassan, announced the appointment, saying "Mr Kumar's breadth and diversity of experience will be invaluable to GL Garrad Hassan in helping our customers in dealing with the wide range of projects and geographical diversity they face. And his deep and long lasting connection will help to forge and cement excellent customer relationships."    


Mr Kumar is a mechanical engineer with degrees from Madras University and the Indian Institute of Science. He has over 30 years experience in professional engineering roles. Mr. Kumar has previous consulting experience, having worked for a major engineering consultancy on power projects throughout India, Middle East and Africa.


In his last position as General Manager of a major wind turbine OEM Mr Kumar was responsible for setting up manufacturing plant for wind turbine and generator components. His experience is diverse covering Plant Engineering, Quality System Managements, Greenfield Project Management and Operations and Maintenance. He has specialized in Turbo-Machinery and Non-Conventional Sources of Energy.


In his management roles Mr Kumar successfully implemented Quality Management Systems, continuous Improvement methodologies, industry benchmarking, knowledge sharing and training activities.


In his role of country manager for GL Garrad Hassan, he will manage a team of 28 engineers and support staff who specialize in a wide range of service offerings to the wind and solar energy industries. These services include resource and energy analysis for wind and solar farms, due diligence of wind farms and solar farms for investors, wind turbine performance testing (power, loads, quality, noise), manufacturing inspections, and owners engineer for wind farm construction and operations.

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