GKinetic Energy Ltd is pleased to announce the promotion of Gary Brennan from Lead Engineer to the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). With this strategic appointment, GKinetic aims to further strengthen its technological capabilities and drive innovative applications of its technology in the renewable energy sector.

Gary brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role as CTO. With a strong background in Mechanical Engineering, specialising in Energy Systems, Gary has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and a deep understanding of cutting-edge technologies. Having been with GKinetic for the past 2+ years, Gary has played a crucial role in the development and implementation of numerous groundbreaking projects. Gary is the technical lead on all valid enquiries and potential projects and has done an excellent job advancing the most promising commercial opportunities.

In a previous role, Gary worked on the development of sustainable energy communities as part of Galway’s Energy Masterplan, and hydropower feasibility, with the aim of democratising energy. GKinetic are confident that Gary’s background alongside his visionary approach and strategic thinking will drive the company’s technological initiatives to new heights and position GKinetic as industry leaders in the renewable energy space.

Gary Brennan expressed his enthusiasm for the new role, stating:

“GKinetic is an amazing company with the best, broad-ranging hydrokinetic energy solution worldwide. I am very grateful to be offered and accept this position. I look forward to developing the wide range of products this technology can be applied

 to and playing my part in the global transition to distributed and renewable energy”

As CTO, Gary will be responsible for overseeing the company’s technological roadmap, spearheading innovation, and ensuring that GKinetic remains at the forefront of emerging trends and advancements in the hydrokinetic space.

Founding members, Vincent and Roisin, along with the company’s trusted board, advisors and the entire team extend sincere congratulations to Gary on this well-deserved appointment. CEO Vincent had the following comment: 

“From the first time I met Gary I was impressed with his broad knowledge of hydrokinetics and his skills in mechanical design and build of equipment. He has become an integral part of the management team and is also happy to be hands-on no matter what the job is. His rapid progression within the company is a testament to our policy of integrating and enabling our brightest people. I look forward to continuing working together on our next exciting projects.”

This announcement follows on from the recent partnership news with international pump manufacturer ‘Torishima’ as GKinetic lines up its initial commercial projects.