Announced today (May 23), Deakin’s former position of Major General in the British Army as Chief of Staff at a NATO headquarters in Italy, overseeing NATO operations across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, is hoped to aid Logan Energy scale its response to hydrogen demands at pace.
Logan Energy design, install and maintain, integrated hydrogen energy systems, which aim to help businesses achieve carbon reduction targets, contributing to wider Net Zero goals.
Deakin said, “I am passionate about combatting climate change, so was keen to find a position in renewable energy that suited my skillset after my military career.
“I will guide the company as it moves up a gear and will enable it to meet the demand for our services which increases year on year.
“The workforce has doubled in strength in the last year alone and will continue to grow significantly in size over the next 5 years, bringing 100 new renewable energy jobs to East Lothian, Scotland and the UK.”
The appointment of Deakin comes as Logan Energy readies to expand its offering across the UK and abroad, with new facilities at its Wallyford headquarters in East Lothian, Scotland.
Bill Ireland, CEO at Logan Energy, said, “Our aim is to be at the heart of the eco-system of stakeholders, clients, and customers in the renewable energy sector making a difference in the race to net zero.
“Hydrogen is a big part of the energy supply solution as we move away from unviable fossil fuels. Logan Energy has worked at the frontier of hydrogen energy solutions for decades, and our extensive industry experience is key to our success to date.
“Gary’s experience and enthusiasm is unparalleled, and his appointment signals a new era for the organisation as we meet growing demand across the globe to improve the hydrogen energy infrastructure and develop innovative new products vital to our climate change ambitions.”
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