Meet the team

At CWind, our team's passion for success is at the heart of what we do

Mark Preece

Managing Director

Mark Preece

Managing Director


Mark has more than 35 years of international operations, commercial, strategic and business development experience gained in the offshore renewables and oil & gas industries.

Mark joins the CWind team as MD after recent roles at Ceona Offshore, Reef Subsea and providing consultancy and interim services, mean that Mark is ideally placed to lead the CWind team as the organisation continues to grow and expand its services within the offshore renewables industry.

Andy Lloyd

Director of Sales

Andy Lloyd

Director of Sales


As Director of Sales at CWind, Andy is responsible for business and project growth at the company. Andy joined the Group in 2000, gaining a wealth of experience managing both telecom and power cable related installation and maintenance projects within Global Marine, before moving across to CWind, the Group’s power focused part of the business, earlier this year.

Prior to joining the Global Marine Group, Andy worked as a Project Manager with a Subsea Pipeline Installation company where he managed a wide variety of installation projects worth in the region of £600million. Andy holds a B.Eng. (Hons) Marine Systems Technology from University of Plymouth.

Lee Child

Director of Operations

Lee Child

Director of Operations


Lee joined the company in 2012 and has been instrumental in driving forward and developing CWind into the leading offshore wind services provider it is today.

Lee began his career in the shipping industry with Gearbulk, as a graduate trainee, where he stayed for 12 years. Lee held a number of management roles there, before his move across to renewable energy.

Lee brings a wealth of operational and commercial experience accompanied by a can-do attitude and a passion for safety. Lee holds a bachelor degree in law, specialising in the maritime sector.

Henrik Hansen

Director of GMBH/Europe

Henrik Hansen

Director of GMBH/Europe


Henrik joined the CWind team in February 2016. He has more than 15 years of experience in the wind industry, joining Vestas Wind Systems in 2000, initially working as project manager on onshore projects. He moved into Vestas’ offshore wind segment in 2002 and has been involved in the construction of several offshore wind farms since, including North Hoyle and Barrow. Subsequently he joined PMSS as Director and part of the Managing Board.

From 2011 to 2013, Henrik was Project Manager at DONG Energy, overseeing the construction of London Array, the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Most recently, Henrik was the Adwen Project Director responsible for the construction of Borkum West Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea.

Mitch Cheney

Commerical & Tendering Manager

Mitch Cheney

Commerical & Tendering Manager


Mitch joined the Global Marine Group in 2013 as a Proposals Engineer for the Global Marine business unit, where he later spent three years managing that team. His most recent role has been as Account Director for Global Marine Group Joint Venture company, Huawei Marine, spending a large proportion of time travelling between the UK and China to develop and grow the working relationship between the two organisations.

With over eight years of commercial and tendering experience both as part of Global Marine Group, and previously within mechanical engineering industries, Mitch now leads the CWind bids and proposals teams.