At POWERful Women we want to showcase the people leading the way on gender diversity in the energy sector. Our new case studies feature aspiring women climbing the career ladder as well as senior executives and managers who are committed to making a difference.
By showing what good looks like, we hope these stories will provide inspiration and useful tips for those working on their own careers and for those making improvements in their own companies.
CASE STUDY: TANYA DAVIES, INNOGY RENEWABLES UK
Thursday, 18 October 2018
During her 16-year career, Tanya has risen to become Head of Business Development for Northern Europe within innogy, managing the development and construction teams for innogy’s onshore wind farms across the UK & Ireland, Nordic countries and Baltic states.
Check out her career story in this video and hear the advice she gives to aspiring women in the energy sector. Case Study – Tanya Davies, Innogy Renewables UK
Tanya on what she loves about her job: “To actually go and take the project managers who worked on those projects and see their faces when the wind farm is built, it’s just amazing. And such a positive legacy in terms of the clean energy that those wind farms are producing.”
“I want to be a good mum and be very good at my job. Working for a company and working in a sector that you really feel passionate about makes it a lot easier.”
Tanya on innogy’s approach to gender diversity:“There is a lot of momentum and a lot of commitment made to diversity and inclusion within innogy. It’s a real priority and focus for this coming year and going forward.”
Tanya’s advice for aspiring women: “Push yourself out of your comfort zone and really embrace opportunities that come to you… but give yourself a break now and again!”