Amisha Patel is Mainstream Renewable Power’s Global Head of Public Affairs and Policy. Prior to joining Mainstream, she was leading public affairs, stakeholder engagement and communications for Californian Headquartered Principle Power – the world leader in floating offshore wind technology. Amisha has worked in the energy sector for over 15 years having built and led the global power and renewables team at the Energy Industries Council where she directed government relations, global supply chain engagement, and energy export campaigns for offshore wind, energy from waste, energy storage and nuclear new build and decommissioning. Having started her career with the UK’s civil service Amisha has extensive experience in international government relations and shaping renewable energy policy and has served in previous roles with developers Statkraft and ESB as well trade bodies EnergyUK and MakeUK. Amisha currently serves on the shadow board of RenewableUK and has previously served as a board member of trade association Offshore Wind California as well as the TMA BlueTech cluster in San Diego.