Press Releases

22 Aug 2022 Press Releases

The Veterans’ Green Energy Forum is delighted to announce that the Offshore Energy Alliance, in partnership with The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, is supporting its inaugural event as headline sponsor.

The Offshore Energy Alliance (OEA) is a newly established offshore and energy supply chain cluster for the North Wales and North West region of the UK.

The Alliance is a collective of public and private partners who work together under one umbrella, to promote wider involvement in offshore wind and other low carbon energy sectors. Partners of the alliance include RWE, Catapult, Mersey Maritime, Liverpool City Region Combined Authorityand many more from the offshore wind supply chain.

The inaugural Veterans’ Green Energy Forum will take place at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) on Thursday 15th September 2022. The purpose of the forum is to explore the challenges facing veterans who want to enter the industry; and develop strategies to make the sector more accessible.

The forum has been launched by leading communications agency, Artemis Media Profile in conjunction with OEA, Complete Training Solutions, LJMU, the Ministry of Defence, RenewableUK, Cammell Laird, The Standing Tall Foundation and Veterans UK.

Helen Thomas, Senior Stakeholder Manager at RWE/OEA will be presenting at the Forum. Helen said: “The purpose of the OEA is to bring together organisations across North Wales and the North West and support the development of a globally leading supply chain and a highly skilled workforce. The OEA recognises the value veterans bring to our industry, and as such, are a key tenant of our workforce. We are therefore delighted to be supporting the Veterans Green Energy Forum – an event which will bring together service leavers and representatives of the offshore wind, maritime and defence industries to champion employment opportunities across our industry.”

Emma Parker-Goff, founder of the Veterans’ Green Energy Forum and Director of Artemis Media Profile, said: “We are delighted to welcome the Offshore Energy Alliance as headline sponsor of the inaugural Veterans’’ Green Energy Forum.

“The OEA places great importance on bringing together members of the offshore wind supply chain to help develop a skilled, technical workforce. We look forward to welcoming OEA and Liverpool Combined Authority to our event, which will stimulate employment opportunities for veterans in the offshore wind sector.”