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Susan Reilly is a senior energy executive with extensive experience in renewable energy.

She is an Executive Director of the global renewable energy company, RES, and Chief Executive of its operations in North America.  She is also a Board Director of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). 

Susan began her career with Price Waterhouse Coopers, where she qualified as a chartered accountant, followed by ten years in corporate finance and venture capital positions.  She then spent 13 years at Scottish Power, latterly as Group Strategy Director, where she built the UK’s largest windfarm business, expanded the power generation portfolio throughout the UK, and led major strategic M&A activity (including the sale of the company to Iberdrola of Spain in 2007).

Susan has a degree in economics from Stirling University and was educated in Scotland, Zambia and Uganda.