CWind announced it has created a new role in the business to ensure that it continues to develop and maintain high levels of safety, health, environmental and quality (SHEQ) as it expands its global footprint.
Kevin ‘Pat’ Paton has been appointed to the role of Global Head of SHEQ, making him responsible for the SHEQ functions of CWind Ltd and its subsidiary companies within the U.K. and Germany. This new appointment reflects CWind’s absolute commitment to the safety of CWind’s people and partners at all times during its operations.
Paton joins the company from RWE, where he occupied the position of HSE&S Manager, responsible for multiple European offshore renewable energy projects such as Gwynt y Môr and Galloper in the U.K. and Innogy 1 and Nord See Ost in Germany. Prior to this he was active in the oil and gas industry, as Projects HSSE Manager at Petrofac, where he managed all HSSE matter on multiple project sites in the MENA region. He began his career in the Royal Navy Submarine Service spending 17 years as a Nuclear Engineering Officer and as part of the Flotilla SHEQ Department. Pat brings over 20 years of experience in managing SHEQ systems to CWind.
In his new position, Paton is responsible for not only developing the safety culture of the business and progressing the company's strategic SHEQ goals but also to ensuring the CWind brand promise provides a single safe system of work that delivers solutions with the least risk possible working to achieve zero injuries.