Martin McAdam leads the Senior Management Team and sits on Aquamarine Power's Board of Directors as an Executive Director. He has a track record in building successful businesses in the renewables sector, having previously founded the North American operations of a major wind power company. Prior to joining Aquamarine Power as CEO in 2008, Martin was the founder and CEO of the North American operations of wind power developer and operator Airtricity. Martin went on to lead the sale of Airtricity USA to Eon in 2007 for £0.75 billion. Before joining Airtricity (now SSE Renewables), Martin held a number of senior technical and management roles in the utility sector. Martin is a Chartered Engineer, a Member of the Institute of Engineers of Ireland, a Fellow of Engineers Ireland and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce. Martin holds a BE (Hons) in Chemical Engineering and is an alumni of Harvard Business School, having completed its Advanced Management Program in 2004.