Maria Ryan

Director of Offshore Developmen, SSE Renewables

Maria Ryan is Director of Offshore Development at SSE Renewables, part of the FTSE-listed SSE plc and the leading developer, owner and operator of renewable energy across Ireland and the UK. Maria leads the development of SSE Renewables’ 7GW-plus pipeline of offshore wind energy projects in the UK and Ireland. Maria has extensive experience having worked in the wind energy industry for nearly 18 years, holding portfolio management roles across Airtricity, Mainstream Renewable Power and SSE Renewables. Maria is chartered engineer and a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from University College Dublin (UCD) with an MSc from UCD.