Adrian Oakey has been with Wind Prospect since 2005, providing technical, administrative and business support and has been part of the wind and renewables industry for the last 20 years including testing prototype wind turbines (Vortec), green field site development (Novera Energy) and commercial and technical support roles (GE Wind Energy). His primary role is overview of all technical aspects of business, including supporting delivery of jobs through his extensive knowledge of the wind industry, training and mentoring of staff as well as implementing technical process improvement.
During his time with Wind Prospect, Adrian has been undertaken work across Australia, Asia and UK/Ireland in the area of wind energy assessments, wind monitoring programs, technical due diligence (owners and lenders), contract due diligence (owners and lenders), contract negotiations including both commercial and technical aspects as well as providing technical advice and support across the development, preconstruction, engineering, construction and operations phases of the wind farm life cycle.
His latest work has included the energy assessments for the 113MW Boco Rock wind farm, preparing specifications and providing technical support for the negotiation of the EPC contracts.
In addition Adrian has supported the business functions of Wind Prospect, including development and management of integrated management systems (Wind Prospect is ISO9001 accredited), business systems, businesses development, finance and business planning.
Outside of Wind Prospect, Adrian’s passions have been the building of his straw bale house in the Aldinga Arts Eco Village (www.aaev.net), renovation of other housing projects and participating in community activities as a resident of the Aldinga Arts Eco Village.