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Atkins appoints new market director for Net Zero Energy

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has appointed Sarah Long as market director for Net Zero Energy, EMEA in its Nuclear & Power business.

Sarah, who joined Atkins over 20 years ago, has been head of strategy for low carbon project delivery in the Nuclear & Power business since 2019. Her experience spans offshore industries, aerospace and defence as well as nuclear and largescale energy engineering projects, as well as leading on hydrogen across the SNC-Lavalin Group.

Christophe Junillon, Managing Director, Nuclear & Power EMEA, said: “Sarah is well placed to lead our Net Zero Energy business during such an important time for the development of low carbon projects across the region. Her knowledge and vision will be vital as we support our clients to plan and deliver projects that will form part of a resilient, clean and affordable energy system of the future. “.


Sarah Long, Market Director for Net Zero Energy, said: “I’m delighted to lead our talented team as we work with clients, partners and the wider industry across the whole spectrum of clean and renewable technologies, from offshore wind, hydrogen and carbon capture to energy storage and industrial decarbonisation, along with transmission and distribution networks. Our focus is on applying our engineering expertise to help accelerate the development of new projects and technologies and supporting a system-wide approach to delivering the energy transition.”

SNC-Lavalin has thousands of experts working across the globe on low carbon energy projects, delivering wind, hydroelectric, solar, carbon capture, hydrogen and power distribution projects as well as storage and industrial decarbonisation. In EMEA, the company is supporting the development of projects including the UK Government’s Industry Future Programme; supporting Whitetail Clean Energy to develop the UK’s first net zero power station with carbon capture; designing a hydrogen plant at INEOS Grangemouth; and developing hydrogen storage plans in Aldbrough with SSE Thermal and Equinor.

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