In this Day in the Life episode of the Ventient Climate of Change podcast, Anna Cameron explains what a General Counsel does, revealing the differences between private practice and corporate roles.

She shares the daily challenges, details how she balances commercial needs with regulatory compliance, and discusses acting as a moral compass for the business. Plus, Anna explains why finding something that’s important to you is key for a fulfilling legal career.

On this episode of DEI Unplugged we’re joined by Tony Crombie and Nicky Cuff, both from our UK Asset Management Team, to discuss aspects of generational diversity and the opportunities and challenges that that can present.

On episode 14 of the Climate of Change podcast , we chat with Joanna Ellis, Head of Energy Markets at Ventient Energy.

Jo and the Energy Markets team play a vital role in our business, and are one of those teams that has, not just touchpoints, but real involvement with many of the other teams across the organisation.

Find out what’s involved in developing and repowering a wind farm in this eye-opening episode of the Climate of Change podcast with Ventient Project Manager – Organic Business Development, Barry Cooke.

From feasibility studies and land-owner negotiations, to environmental impact assessments and community engagement, Barry takes us through a typical project and offers career advice for anyone looking to head into renewable energy.

In this Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Unplugged (DEI Unplugged) episode of the Climate of Change podcast, Ventient Senior Operational Analyst, Daniel Stewart, discusses men’s mental health.

Daniel shares his preference for the term mental strength over mental health, expressing the journey we’re always on, he reveals why the more challenges we face, the stronger we become, and explains the lifechanging power of habit and positive affirmations.

Catarina Oliveira and António Galhardo are interns working on the Innovation, Research, and Development team here at Ventient.

They are joining us for a new episode of the “Day in the Life” series to share their typical day in the office and their experiences in the field during technical visits to our wind farms.

Additionally, they will discuss their respective innovation projects, the challenges they face, and what they enjoy most about working at Ventient.

Ventient IT Security Manager, Chris Lawrence, joins us to share his typical day protecting the information and systems of an international renewable energy generator.

In this Day in the Life episode Chris reveals all – well, not quite all – on his role and career journey, as well as the endless opportunities for IT security graduates entering the marketplace. Chris shares the importance of being proactive, especially in the current geopolitical climate, extols the importance of continuous learning, and offers his advice for anyone considering a career in cybersecurity.

In episode 9 of the Ventient Climate of Change podcast, Katie Ni Churraoin and Nikki Warby talk about the Gender Pay Gap, and what businesses such as Ventient are doing to tackle this issue.

Interesting data from the Office of National statistics really brings to light the impact the pay gap is having on families across the UK. Katie and Nikki address the policies that are currently in place, what else can be done, ‘breaking tradition’ when hiring for roles and plenty more.

Ana Rita joins us to reveal her typical working day as an Organic Business Development Engineer at a sector-leading renewable energy company. She explains her main responsibility – to help grow Ventient through the wind farms and solar farms it owns, and shares the solutions the business uses to achieve that growth.

Working on Ventient’s Portuguese assets, Ana discusses the desk-based and site-based aspects of her job, and shares how no two days are the same as she works with internal teams, landowners, municipalities, and environment agencies to deliver organic growth.

Will Maidment joins us to share a typical working day for a Regulatory Engagement Manager in the renewable energy industry. From building dialogue with stakeholders across 7 European countries, to analysing new policies and proactively engaging with government, Will provides a fascinating insight into the complexity of his role.

He touches on the electricity market changes coming over the next 10 years as Europe works towards net zero, and explains the best learning approach for those who want to follow in his career footsteps.