Meet The Team
Iain RobertsonSenior Commercial Manager
Iain has over 17 years’ experience in the electricity industry, most recently as VP of Renewables at SmartestEnergy, one of the UK’s leading independent energy trading companies.
He has a broad range of expertise across the UK energy landscape, particularly in Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), having arranged route to market agreements for all commercial forms of renewable generation.
A Board Director at Scottish Renewables from 2014-2017, Iain joined the team in April 2019 to establish and head up the Glasgow office.Read Bio
Maya HernesProject Manager
Maya joined the Statkraft development team in 2020 and is based in the Glasgow office. She has worked in the Scottish onshore wind sector for over five years since completing an MSc in Environmental Sustainability. She has previously worked at The Banks Group and Innogy Renewables UK.
As an APM Qualified Project Manager, Maya has experience in progressing large-scale renewable energy projects from early-stage feasibility through to consent.
A Norwegian national, Maya has also lived and studied in Geneva, Montreal and Edinburgh.Read Bio
Heather LaffertyProject Manager
Heather joined the team following a successful career as an ecological consultant working primarily in the renewables sector. Based in the Glasgow office, she manages the progression onshore wind energy projects in Scotland.
Heather has extensive experience of the onshore wind industry having worked on a large number of projects, from feasibility through to operations. She brings with her good working relationships with statutory bodies and provides in-house ecological advice and expertise to our growing portfolio of projects.Read Bio
Ruth SempleCommunity Liaison Manager
Ruth has worked in the UK onshore wind sector for over 11 years, building and establishing relationships with communities and stakeholders associated with a project throughout its lifecycle.
She joined the team at the end of 2020 and is based in the Glasgow Office having previously worked in community or estate management roles at Natural Power, ScottishPower and SSE Renewables.Read Bio