International renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has confirmed today the appointment of Andy Howie as Director of Asset Management helping to drive the global operations business forward with a particular focus on effective wind farm site operation, asset optimisation and world-class health and safety standards.

Commenting on his recent appointment, Andy added: "Before joining Natural Power, watching the expansion of the company's Asset Management services has been extremely interesting for those, such as myself, who are focussing on the optimisation of existing assets in the maturing wind energy market. Over the coming weeks and months I look forward to working with my new colleagues to help grow the operations business internationally, capitalising on the company's success and reputation to date. It will be a fantastic 2013 for Natural Power's Asset Management business!"