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Alex Haynes

Alex Haynes

Head of Business Development, New Energies Petrofac

Alex is the Head of Business Development for Petrofac’s New Energy Services group. He leads the business development efforts, identifying opportunities, driving growth and customer engagements, to win work and expand the business.
Alex began his career as a British Army Officer in the Royal Logistic Corps, and joined Petrofac in 2019 from Wood, where he was Senior Vice President of Business Development looking after its, oil and gas, nuclear mining and environmental business.
He is passionate about moving the energy industry into a decarbonized future and using the technical and project skills of the industry to drive towards providing energy solutions that align with the Paris goals. He is equally passionate in encouraging and mentoring young entrants in the industry, driving diversity of background, views, and experiences to improve business outcomes.

After working on projects in Africa and the Middle East, Alex has spent the majority of his industry career undertaking senior business development roles across European, Middle Eastern and African business streams. Before joining Petrofac, Alex worked for KBR and then Wood for 15 years on various project roles in Nigeria, London, Qatar and Abu Dhabi. Spending a decade living a working in the Middle East. He now lives in Guildford with his wife and 5 daughters.