Bart was appointed to the position of Group Chief Operations Officer of Mainstream in 2018 where he has overall responsibility for the Group’s project development, construction and operational activities. This appointment follows his secondment to Mainstream Chile as General Manager for three years from 2015 to 2018.  During his tenure in Chile, the company won 3,366GWhs of PPAs in the 2016 distribution electricity tenders, saw 300MW enter construction and the Chilean team grow to over 80 employees.

Previous to his appointment in Chile, Bart was Chief Operating Officer for global onshore developments in Mainstream during which time he led the development of more than 8,000MW of wind and solar projects around the world.

Prior to this, he was in charge of the Irish construction team at Airtricity, a global renewable energy company, having managed the construction of 15 wind farms with Airtricity.

Bart holds a Bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering from Trinity College Dublin and an MBA from University College Dublin.