Gary Cochrane, Babcock & Wilcox
Gary Cochrane
Senior Vice President, Clean Energy Renewable Segment
Babcock & Wilcox

Gary Cochrane is Senior Vice President, Clean Energy Renewable Segment, for Babcock & Wilcox. He is responsible for overall profit-and-loss leadership for both the projects and aftermarket businesses within the company’s waste-to-energy and biomass-to-energy solutions portfolio, as well as B&W hydrogen technologies such as BrightLoop™ and BrightGen™.

Cochrane joined B&W in 2018. He served as Managing Director, Europe, from 2020 until 2022, responsible for leading B&W’s efforts to leverage its established offices, manufacturing facilities and operations in the U.K., Germany, Denmark, Italy and Sweden to expand its footprint in Europe and grow its renewable, environmental and thermal businesses. Previous positions included responsibility for the company’s parts & service business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Before joining B&W in 2018, he served as a regional general manager for Weir Oil & Gas in Europe, Russia and the Caspian region. Prior to that, he was responsible for Oceaneering Subsea Products’ Eastern Hemisphere identifying, implementing and executing market penetration strategies and technologies.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in energy and environmental engineering from Napier University in Edinburgh, Scotland.