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John Sinclair
Development Director - Power Transmission & Distribution at Balfour Beatty Investments


John joined Balfour Beatty Investments in December 2014. Since this time John has supported the bidding for new electricity infrastructure projects, in particular Offshore Transmission Network Owner (OFTO) projects.  John also provides operational oversight of the three OFTOs in which BBI has a stake:  Thanet, Gwynt-Y-Mor and Humber Gateway.

Before joining BBI John worked at EA Technology; BB Utility Solutions; Energy Networks Association and Southern Electric (now part of SSE). At Southern Electric John worked on projects from LV to 132kV and oversaw the connection and commissioning of a large number of distributed generator stations. At the ENA John was responsible for writing system operating procedures and was instrumental in the creation and updating of national and international standards governing the connection and operation of embedded generation. At BBUS John was involved in the strategic development of transmission and distribution projects in the UK and Canada. At EA Technology John was Managing Director of the Consulting business, responsible for 50 staff delivering consultancy projects for electricity network operators around the world, specifically John oversaw / delivered projects in Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, UAE, Saudi Arabia and the UK.

John holds a B. Eng (Hons) degree (first class) in Electrical Engineering from University of Southampton (1993) and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Challenges and Opportunities in the Offshore Transmission Market