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Denis Crotty Appointed Senior Projects Advisor with Green Rebel

14th September 2022
Denis Crotty has been appointed Senior Projects Advisor with Green Rebel
Denis Crotty has been appointed Senior Projects Advisor with Green Rebel

Denis Crotty has been appointed Senior Projects Advisor with Green Rebel. He will be based between Green Rebel’s headquarters in Cork city and Crosshaven Boatyard. Green Rebel is an Irish company specialising in offshore site investigations for offshore wind developments. 

Denis will lead the charge in exploring Crosshaven Boatyard's potential to support the offshore wind sector while preserving the historical foundations and creating benefits for the local community.

Denis has more than 30 years of international experience in a variety of senior and executive roles on numerous large, high-profile projects, including engineering and construction contracting in Europe, the Middle East and Australia. This experience includes 20 years in the energy sector, including oil and gas, power and petrochemicals industries, as well as commercial, utilities and infrastructure industries.

He has held leadership positions within various business units covering project and site management, commercial, planning, estimating and proposals, mainly within the Kentz Group. While at Kentz, Denis was recognised with the Kentz CEO Award in 2011 and 2013 for his outstanding contribution to the company. He has also held Senior Executive positions in SNC Lavalin and Actavo.

Denis said he hopes to bring his international expertise to support the transition to offshore wind energy and the historic Crosshaven Boatyard.

Denis said: “I am very excited having returned home to Cork to progress my career in the renewable energy sector. I have more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector, and I feel I can bring this international experience back home. I am very excited to be based in the historic Crosshaven Boatyard and to be joining the Green Rebel team, which is an exciting green company in the emerging offshore wind sector in Ireland and also a major local employer.” 

Crosshaven Boatyard was established in 1961 and originally specialised in building commercial fishing boats over the years has developed to build famous yachts like Gypsy Moth V, Saint Brendan and a series of Moondusters up to the early 1980s. Team

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Crosshaven Boat Yard is the Irish distributor for Dufour Yachts of France. Crosshaven Boatyard offers a complete range of top quality Cruising and Racing yachts from 32 feet to 52 feet.

Crosshaven Boat Yard was established over 60 years ago and has been a family-based operation since its early days.

The Yard originally specialised in building commercial fishing boats and small pleasure craft, both sail and power and is famous for its involvement in the construction of a number of significant yachts such as Gypsy Moth V, Saint Brendan, Longbow II and a series of Moondusters were completed up to the early ’80s.

Crosshaven Boat Yard installed the first commercial marina, with a Marine Travel hoist, in Ireland in 1979. This era saw a major change of emphasis in the business and since then we have concentrated on all aspects of the repair, care and maintenance.

The Cork Harbour company also offer, the White Shark Range of Sports Boats cater for angling and water skiing interests.

Crosshaven Boatyard are also agents for the popular Seaward Range of Motor Cruisers from 19′ to 42′.

The firm's Brokerage service consistently achieves top results for our large client base and we can offer the best professional advice whether you are a buyer or a boat owner.

The yard is situated just a stone's throw from the Royal Cork Yacht Club,  the oldest yacht club in the world founded in 1720.