Mill Rig - Meet the Team

Alan Wells
Mill Rig Project Manager

Alan joined Banks Renewables team as a senior project manager in October 2019.

Alan is an experienced project manager with a comprehensive 14 year career in the UK and Scandinavian renewable energy industries.

He has a background in engineering, technical sales and project management which give him a wide skill base to call upon when dealing with the complex challenges presented by Mill Rig Wind Farm.

His recent experience includes managing the construction of other wind farms in the local area, including Middle Muir and Kype Muir wind farms. Both developed by Banks Renewables.

Alan is keen to see both the positive economic and environmental impact on shore wind.

Outside of work you will probably find Alan either walking one of his dogs with his wife or down in the garage trying to restore his 50yr old car. He is a fan of cycling.

Alan is involved in local community groups to reduce waste and litter picking.

Robin Winstanley
Sustainability and External Affairs Manager

Robin joined the Banks team in May 2020 as Sustainability and External Affairs Manager. As part of our Community Engagement Team, working out of our Scottish office Robin supports a broad portfolio of projects as well as leading on our national sustainability agenda.

Having grown up in St John’s Town of Dalry, a small village close to Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland he now lives in Glasgow with his young daughter and fiancée.

Having worked for seven years in the Rocky Mountains of Canada for North America’s largest furniture retailer Robin moved back to the UK to take up a position with IKEA, where he spent seven years leading projects in wellbeing, diversity & inclusion and the businesses sustainability agenda for the UK & IE markets.

Moving to the Banks Group has given him the opportunity to spend more time in his much-loved Scottish outdoors. He enjoys getting involved with all aspects of his projects, inspiring people to come together for a common purpose. He is passionate about enabling the communities around our projects to take advantage of the opportunities renewable energy can bring.

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