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Appointment of David Crowther as Group General Counsel

Date: 2023-04-17

Venterra Group Plc, the offshore wind energy services business, today announces David Crowther is to join as Group General Counsel on 17th April 2023.

Venterra was formed to create a global services champion supporting the offshore wind industry’s rapid expansion and leading role in the energy transition. It is building a service offering across the wind farm lifecycle, comprising Engineer, Build and Support services. It is expanding by both acquisition and investing for accelerated organic growth.

David Crowther was previously  Deputy General Counsel at Paysafe. During his seven years at Paysafe, the business grew from being an AIM Listed UK business, was acquired by a consortium of funds managed by CVC Capital Partners and Blackstone and subsequently listed in 2021 on the New York Stock Exchange. 

He has a broad range of corporate, M&A, commercial, tax and compliance experience. Before joining Paysafe he spent eleven years at BP plc in a variety of roles including Group Corporate & Regulatory Manager.

David joins a strong corporate team supporting Venterra’s member companies and driving Group strategy to acquire and grow services businesses in the global offshore wind industry.

Rob Jewkes, Chief Executive Officer, said; ‘We are delighted to welcome David to our corporate team which is building a collaborative culture across the group.  He brings valuable M&A and commercial experience and helped steer Paysafe through the NYSE listing process.  We have significant growth plans for the years ahead and look forward to David contributing to the efforts of the team.’

David Crowther, said; ‘Venterra’s unique position in the offshore wind supply chain is a great opportunity to help build a significant business and make an impact in a critical industry for the energy transition.’

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Venterra Group plc
James Bradley +44 (0) 20 3154 6353
LinkedIn Handle: @venterra-group