As manager of the TAO team for RWE Generation in the UK, Damian leads the delivery of power plant performance testing, analysis and improvement services across the UK portfolio, engaging with senior management to optimize their thermal and commercial performance. In his prior role as Performance and Commercial Section Head at Aberthaw coal-fired power station, Damian had management responsibility for improvements in thermal efficiency and commercial performance. In 2013 Aberthaw achieved its highest ever thermal efficiency and generation, exceeding the target for the third year, and the lowest ever unaccounted loss.
As a professional engineer and experienced manager, Damian has worked over the last 20+ years on a variety of power plants, from coal-fired to Combined Cycle Gas Turbine and Combined Heat and Power plant. He has proven expertise in the area of thermal efficiency and is the Head of the RWE Generation Centre of Competence for Performance Engineering.