Sweyn is an independent consultant undertaking a wide variety of work in the renewable energy and ocean energy sectors. He has been contracted as Ocean Energy Technical Specialist by the Inter-American Development Bank and Government of Barbados, worked with a Japanese global manufacturing company for several years as Special Adviser on development of ocean energy technology, and worked with public sector clients in Europe on numerous renewable energy project and strategy development activities. He has also undertaken a variety of other consultancy work for various companies in areas such as environmental assessment, strategy development and market intelligence.
Sweyn holds a BSc with honours in Biological Science from Edinburgh University, an MSc with distinction in Renewable Energy Development from Heriot-Watt University, and an MBA with distinction from Strathclyde University. He also holds business level Japanese language certification and is a PRINCE2 Practitioner certified project manager.