Mainstream’s Barry Lynch announces departure

BarryLynchMainstream Renewable Power’s Executive and Managing Director for Onshore Procurement, Construction & Operations, Barry Lynch today announces his resignation after more than eight years with the company.

Mainstream’s Chief Executive, Eddie O’Connor said: “On behalf of the Board and the entire team here at Mainstream, I would sincerely like to thank Barry for his very significant contribution to the company over the past eight years as we have grown to become the leading renewable energy developer in high growth emerging markets. Barry has played a very central role in this growth trajectory and I wish him all the very best in his future endeavours.”

Barry Lynch commented: “I am very proud to have played a role in taking Mainstream from a start-up back in 2008 to the market leading company it is today and have particularly enjoyed my time working with such a great team of colleagues in our offices around the world. I feel it is now time for a new challenge and as a shareholder in Mainstream I hand over the reins to a highly experienced team who will take Mainstream to the next level in its growth and success.”

Barry has been with Mainstream since 2008 and has been responsible for the procurement, construction, project finance, equity sale and operations functions of the company’s onshore wind and solar plant globally. He has led commercial transactions for Mainstream in Canada, USA, Chile, South Africa and Ireland with a number of debt and equity partners from Europe, China and Africa.

Prior to joining Mainstream Barry worked for eight years with ESB International in a variety of roles including Group Safety Manager and Operations Manager for Asia & Middle East with responsibility for 3,400 megawatts of operational power plants in Pakistan and Malaysia.