23 April 2024

NTR appoints Donal Tierney as Chair

Leading international businessman, Donal Tierney joins NTR as Chairperson

Dublin, 23 April 2024:

NTR, a leading sustainable infrastructure investor and asset manager, is pleased to announce the appointment of Donal Tierney as Chairperson.

As Chairperson, Donal will play a pivotal role leading the Board of Directors, overseeing NTR’s strategic business direction.

Donal is experienced in the renewable energy industry and is hugely familiar with the business, having been a Director at NTR plc between 2000 to 2014. His extensive international leadership skills will be a great asset to the Board as he draws on 24 years’ experience as CEO and Current Chair of Bimeda, a global veterinary pharmaceuticals manufacturer and distributor.

In addition, Donal currently holds the role of Chair of Green Biofuels Ireland Limited, a developer of renewable biofuels and operator of Ireland’s first and largest commercial-scale biodiesel processing plant. He is also the Chair of Sterimol, a holding company for his family-owned subsidiaries.

Donal holds a BA (Economics) degree from University College Dublin (UCD), in addition to an MBA from The Michael Smurfit Business School at UCD.

Rosheen McGuckian, CEO of NTR, comments on the appointment:

“We warmly welcome Donal back to NTR, this time in the capacity of Chairperson. His longstanding understanding of our business and strategy will bring valuable expertise to our Board as we continue on our mission of developing, constructing, and operating sustainable infrastructure. Donal’s strong track record of effective board leadership and fresh perspective will enable us to continue driving the transition to clean energy across Europe. We are confident NTR will continue going from strength to strength under Donal’s guidance.

I would also like to extend my deepest gratitude to our former Chair, Tom Roche, who I am delighted has agreed to assume the role of Honorary President of NTR. As founding Director and Chair of the Board, Tom’s dedication and expertise has been instrumental in transforming NTR into the business it is today.”


Gilly Lock / Louisa Henry
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7250 1446

About NTR
Established in 1978, NTR is an experienced sustainable infrastructure investor and asset manager driving Europe’s clean energy transition. NTR develops, constructs and operates renewable energy

projects in over 60 locations across seven European countries, specialising in wind, solar and energy storage. With approximately €1.6 billion of capital deployed, NTR has developed, constructed and operated close to 3GW of wind, solar and energy storage projects to date.

NTR’s mission of developing, constructing, and operating sustainable infrastructure in a responsible manner means that we incorporate an ESG mindset into every stage of the business. From initial investment assessment through to operational projects, NTR aims to have a positive impact on the environment and society while maintaining strong governance and risk management oversight.

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