James Barry is CEO of Renewable Parts Ltd, a leading supply chain and refurbishment partner for wind energy industry in the UK. With a strong commitment to innovation through technology, the company has a refurbishment and innovation hub in Lochgilphead alongside its operations base in Renfrew.
Having joined the company in 2015 from a background in aerospace, James brought the vision and passion for adopting circular economy principles to the renewables market – in particular how wind turbine components can be refurbished and remanufactured to create a greener and more sustainable renewable energy industry.
Matched by Interface to University of Strathclyde, the partnership has drawn on expertise and talent across multiple departments including the Advanced Forming Research Centre.
Leveraging funding from the Energy Technology Partnership, Scottish Institute for Remanufacture, and Zero Waste Scotland’s Circular Economy Investment Fund, Renewable Parts is a company leading the way in sustainability.