RPS makes strategic appointment in South Korea

16 Mar 2020

RPS has an ambitious plan to expand our support to the offshore wind sector in the emerging markets of Asia and, South Korea is a key focus area to realise this ambition.

We are very pleased to welcome Sangmok Roh who joins us this week as Country Manager, South Korea. From our new operating base in Seoul, Sangmok will have a key role in establishing RPS as a key and trusted professional services firm in Asia.

This appointment signifies the first step in RPS’ plans to support this growing market. We will build a local team based in Seoul, who will be supported by our technical specialists from around the world to deliver local support and understanding while supported by our deep international expertise and experience.

Commenting on his appointment, Sangmok said, “I have a great passion for delivering operational excellence and optimised, sustainable project outcomes - for our teams and our clients. RPS has a strong reputation in the European offshore wind market, I’m delighted to be working with such an exceptional team of people as we work together to support the growing demand for renewable energy supplies in Asia. Especially, I believe South Korea is a key focus area for RPS to expand our business into the emerging markets of Asia, and I am excited to play a key role in its success.”

Sangmok is a highly experienced project and business operations manager. He has a background in engineering having spent the last 14+ years working with design engineering and manufacturing firms throughout Korea. His most recent career achievement includes establishing the local Korean entity for Bayards Aluminium Constructions.

Commenting on the appointment, John Tompson, CEO Energy stated, “South Korea’s ambitious Renewable Energy ‘3020’ Implementation Plan is encouraging rapid growth in this market. Sangmok’s appointment is great news for RPS - it supports our expansion into this region and allows us to continue delivering for our existing clients and local Korean developers, as we work with them to meet their development goals in offshore wind.”

For more information please contact Alun Williams or Mark Houston, details below

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Alun Williams

Director - Offshore Renewables +44 (0) 1483 746 500 EMAIL
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Mark Houston

Director – Strategic Development +44 (0) 1483 746 500 EMAIL

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