CHESHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM - ESR Technology, an engineering, safety and risk management consultancy, has announced the appointment of Peter Roscoe as the new general manager of its power generation group.

Based at the company's headquarters in Warrington, Cheshire, Roscoe will be responsible for leading, managing and growing the power generation business. The group's technical services will focus on supporting the safety, operational and regulatory requirements of the power industry worldwide.

He has broad project management experience within the power industry, both in the UK and overseas, having led major engineering and risk management projects for AEA Technology and Serco in the civil nuclear power generation and nuclear propulsion markets. He is a chartered engineer and member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

"We are delighted by Peter's appointment and excited by the experience he will bring to this strategically important sector for ESR," says Pat Lawless, CEO of ESR Technology. "We have more than 250 man years of power generation consulting experience and we look forward to deploying our skills not only within the UK but also in the Gulf region."