Esa Heiskanen, Chief Officer Capital Projects

He is responsible for leading major capital projects includes new gas, hydro, pumped storage and pellet plant expansion.

Esa Heiskanen, Chief Officer Capital Projects

Esa joined Drax in September 2019 as Chief Officer Capital Projects.

He has over 25 years’ experience in the energy industry, and prior to joining Drax he was Director of Strategy, Market Development and Asset Performance for Centralised Generation at Engie.

He has extensive knowledge of project leadership of new build gas, co-generation, and nuclear power plants together with the associated infrastructure, engineering, licensing and supplier logistics, and has also led the establishment of a new energy company in Asia.

Appointment to the Executive Committee:

  • September 2019