Hydro Europe General Manager,
GE Renewable Energy,

World Hydropower Congress  |  14-16 May 2019  |  Paris


Speaker biography

Bill Armstrong leads the operating activities of GE Renewable Energy’s Hydro business in Europe and Australasia. He is responsible for the Global Development of the activity and heads the largest Region. Several recent Hydro storage projects have been supplied under his responsibility which include the latest and most efficient technologies in the field.

Bill began working at GEC in the UK in 1984. Throughout his career, he has held a series of positions that have strengthened his product and project management expertise. He has served as Managing Director for the Turbogenerator and Heat Recovery Steam Generator Businesses of Alstom, Vice President of Quality for Alstom Thermal Power and Head of Asia region for the Gas Power business.

Bill holds a Mechanical engineering degree from Liverpool University in UK. During his career, he also obtained a Six Sigma Black Belt and a diploma from INSEAD-AMS.

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