Joe Hulm BEng (Hons), MSc, CMarTech, FIMarEST
Working in partnership with Rolls-Royce TGL, he led investment by International Power (now ENGIE) into what remains the world’s largest underwater power station, MeyGen in northern Scotland, alongside Morgan Stanley. Joe went on to develop FORCE Berth A in eastern Canada, for Bluewater Energy Services alongside Siemens MCT and Minas Energy.
A Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), Joe holds an MSc in Energy, Environmental Technology and Economics and a BEng in Marine Technology with Honours in Offshore Engineering. Before entering the power generation sector, he was a Deck Officer in the Merchant Navy under both power and sail, and a marine surveyor for Noble Denton (now DNV GL).
Joe entered the loss adjusting profession following industrial research on ‘The Insurance-Debt Nexus’ which explored the relationship between business interruption (BI) and project finance, and the case for benign intervention from an entrepreneurial State. Since joining the renewable energy team, he has worked on a variety of claims including:
- Offshore wind inter-array cable damage (UK)
- Offshore wind suction bucket salvage (Germany)
- Offshore wind export cable and 3rd party anchor chain (USA)
- Subsea interconnector cable aborted landfall pull-in (UK)
- Subsea interconnector cable-drag and damage before burial (Belgium)
- Subsea interconnector fibre optic cable damage during deployment (the Netherlands)
- Onshore wind blade collapse, nacelle damage and business interruption (USA)
- Onshore wind lighting strike, blade damage and business interruption (Greece)
- Solar PV windstorm damage and business interruption (USA)
- Solar PV transformer damage and business interruption (UK)