Tidal energy company hire MoD man

Marine Current Turbines Ltd, a leading tidal stream energy company, has appointed Dr Andrew Tyler as its new Chief Executive Officer. With over 20 years of leading and managing marine […]

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By Tom Gibson

Marine Current Turbines Ltd, a leading tidal stream energy company, has appointed Dr Andrew Tyler as its new Chief Executive Officer.

With over 20 years of leading and managing marine science, engineering and technology businesses, Andrew Tyler has significant experience in the offshore oil and gas, commercial maritime, environmental and defence markets.

Dr Tyler joins Marine Current Turbines from the UK Ministry of Defence where he was Chief Operating Officer at the ministry’s Defence Equipment & Support organisation.

Previously Dr Tyler held a number of senior executive roles in BMT Ltd., Europe’s largest independent maritime engineering, science and technology consulting and technical services company.

Andrew Tyler joins Marine Current Turbines on July 1st 2011.