Global Leadership Team
Mary QuaneyGroup Chief Executive Officer
Mary was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer in August 2020. She joined Mainstream in 2009 and she held the role of Group Chief Financial Officer since 2017.
Mary has graduate and post-graduate qualifications from UCD and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) and Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA). She is an advocate and spokesperson on gender diversity and participated as a mentor for the Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC) Women in Wind programme in 2019.
Prior to joining Mainstream, Mary held senior-level positions in finance and corporate tax in PricewaterhouseCoopers and Trinity Biotech Plc.
Bart DoyleGroup Chief Operating Officer
Bart was appointed Group Chief Operating Officer in 2018 and holds responsibility for the Group’s health and safety, project development, construction and operational activities.
His appointment to Group COO followed his secondment to Mainstream Chile as General Manager for three years and previously, Bart was COO for global onshore developments across the company.
Formerly, he worked for global developer Airtricity leading construction for a number of wind assets. Before this Bart worked with Schlumberger Oilfield Services on onshore and offshore oil and gas projects.
Bart graduated as an Electronic and Electrical Engineer from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and holds an MBA from University College Dublin. He is an IOD Chartered Director, holds PfMP, PgMP, PMP, RMP and SP certifications from the PMI and has a higher diploma in Construction Law and Contract Administration from TCD, and a Diploma in Executive Coaching from the Irish Management Institute.
Paul CorriganGroup Chief Financial Officer
Paul was appointed to the role of Group Chief Financial Officer in August 2020. He joined Mainstream in 2008 and has been a part of Mainstream’s management team and a director of a number of Mainstream group companies since 2014.
Previously, he led Mainstream’s corporate finance division responsible for managing company strategy and the funding of Mainstream’s global activities principally through raising equity and debt amounts at the holding company and project company levels working with large international financial institutions and smaller retail or High Net Worth investors in Ireland and the UK.
Paul has executed multiple transactions with a value of c.€2.0bn, in project finance, mezzanine finance, trade finance, corporate debt, M&A etc across multiple jurisdictions.
Prior to joining Mainstream, he worked in IBI Corporate Finance and KPMG, qualifying as an Associate of both the Irish Taxation Institute and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics.
Adam BruceGlobal Head of Corporate Affairs
Adam leads a team responsible for sustainability, for managing political and regulatory risk, and for the company’s brand reputation and communications. He joined Mainstream in 2008 following the £1.8bn sale of Airtricity, where he was UK Chief Executive. He is a member of the company’s leadership team.
Adam is Vice-Chair of the Global Wind Energy Council and sits on the Coalition for Action Steering Board of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). He was appointed by the Scottish and UK governments as the first chairman of the Offshore Wind Programme Board, is a former chairman of RenewableUK and a former vice-chairman of WindEurope. He has previously served on the advisory board of RE100.
Adam sits on the Development Board of Oxford University’s Maths, Physics and Life Sciences Division. He is a Trustee of the National Museums of Scotland. He read history at Balliol College, Oxford and law at Edinburgh University.
Elaine QuinlanGlobal Head of Human Resources
Elaine joined Mainstream in 2008 and has 20 years of diverse human resources experience in the renewable energy industry. She and her team are responsible for providing a comprehensive and commercially focused HR service for the Mainstream Group.
She successfully established and grew the human resources department where her team has supported the establishment of offices and recruitment of staff in 17 countries across 6 continents. She is part of Mainstream’s CSR Committee.
Prior to joining Mainstream, Elaine worked at Airtricity as Senior HR Executive.
Elaine earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Economics from University College Cork and a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management from the National College of Ireland. She is a Chartered member of CIPD.
Hein ReynekeGeneral Manager, Africa
Hein assumed the position of General Manager in 2016. He has direct responsibility for projects in development, construction and operations including taking the lead on Mainstream’s Africa initiatives late in 2016.
Since Hein joined Mainstream his roles have included project and business development through to construction. He has over ten years’ renewable energy experience.
Hein trained as a mechanical engineer and built a successful career in delivering complex projects and new business initiatives leading multi-disciplinary teams of professionals. His experience covers rewarding enterprises in the automotive, rail, marine and energy industries. He has been one of the pioneers of the South African renewable energy industry and a board member of the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) from 2014 to 2018.
Manuel TagleGeneral Manager, LATAM
Manuel Tagle stepped into the role as General Manager of Mainstream Renewable Power in April of 2018.
He has extensive experience in the energy industry, particularly in NCRE. Prior to joining Mainstream, Manuel was CEO of SunPower and Commercial Manager of Sociedad GNL Mejillones.
Manuel has a degree in civil industrial engineering and an MBA from the Universidad de Desarrollo, Chile. He is currently the Treasury Director of ACERA, the Chilean Association of Renewable Energy.
Cameron SmithGeneral Manager Offshore
Cameron is the General Manager for Offshore where he leads the European offshore, US and APAC teams. Cameron heads the development teams bidding to secure and develop offshore wind projects in the waters around the English, Scottish and Irish coasts, and in the seas around the east and west coast of the US. He supports regional general managers in pushing into new offshore markets including Vietnam, Japan and others.
Prior to re-joining Mainstream in April 2019, Cameron held the post of Director of Business Development and Public Affairs at SIMEC Atlantis, before which he held the post of Chief Operating Officer for Mainstream’s offshore wind business where he led the teams that successfully consented the Hornsea and Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farms Cameron has 28 years’ experience in the construction, energy and heavy manufacturing sectors with 19 years specialising in developing and delivering renewable energy projects from inception to operation.
He is a Chartered Electrical Engineer and holds a Master’s degree from Strathclyde Graduate Business School. Cameron co-Chairs UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOWCoE) to drive forward the development of next-generation offshore wind technologies.
Patrick WarrenChief Technical Officer
In June 2021, Patrick was appointed Chief Technical Officer for Mainstream with an immediate focus on digitalisation and identifying and deploying new technology to enable Mainstream to develop, construct and operate renewable projects more efficiently at a lower cost.
With over ten years at Mainstream, he previously led the procurement, engineering, EAG, construction, operations and development activities centrally within the Mainstream group.
Patrick has worked in engineering, procurement and project management roles for 18 years in the energy industry, the majority of which has been spent in renewables. Patrick commenced his career in ESB International before working for six years with Kirby Group Engineering.
Patrick holds an first-class honours degree in Electrical Engineering from University College Dublin. Patrick is a member of the Institute of Engineers Ireland and the Institute of Engineering and Technology in the UK.