TSA appoints new President and Vice-President
Wilma Kelly, HSE Director at Certas Energy, has been elected as the new President of the Tank Storage Association, the trade association representing all aspects of the UK’s bulk storage and energy infrastructure industry. Wilma succeeds Adrian Jackson, Chief Executive of the Oil and Pipelines Agency.
Arun Sriskanda, Managing Director at Oikos Storage, has been elected to the position of Vice-President, and will also join the Board of Directors of the TSA.
The Presidency and Vice-Presidency transferred at the TSA’s Annual General Meeting, which was held virtually yesterday.
Wilma Kelly said: “I am honoured to take on the role of President of the Tank Storage Association and I would like to thank Adrian Jackson for all his hard work, dedication and support over the past two years. I look forward to building on his success and taking the Association forward. The Tank Storage Association plays a leading role in several industry, regulatory and Government forums and works to ensure that members’ interests are at the top of the agenda. My priorities will be to continue to boost our connections whilst championing the value and benefits of this vital industry. I will be focusing on supporting the energy transition and ensuring the skills and resources for the future, particularly at a time of transformational progress for our sector.”
Arun Sriskanda said: “I am delighted to be taking on the role of Vice-President at this important time for our sector. I look forward to working together with the Association’s membership on the issues that matter most to us and helping to deliver the exciting new initiatives we are setting out for the months and years ahead. Thank you for the warm welcome from the existing TSA Board Members.”
Notes to editors
- Wilma Kelly is HSE Director for Certas Energy UK Ltd, part of DCC PLC. Certas Energy is the largest independent fuel and lubricant distributor in the UK, supplying domestic, commercial, agricultural, and industrial customers throughout the UK. Wilma joined in 2019 and prior to working for Certas Energy, Wilma held a range of executive and non-executive roles in national and international energy, infrastructure, and utility organisations such as Scottish Power, Iberdrola SA and Board Director for Scottish Canals.
- Arun Sriskanda is Managing Director of Oikos Storage Terminal located in Canvey Island Essex which has been in operation since 1936. Arun joined Oikos in 2021 and prior to working at Oikos, he spent a combined 14 years in TotalEnergies and bp working in a number of sales, supply, marketing and logistics roles associated with bulk liquid fuels. Arun has a biochemical engineering degree from University College London.
- The Tank Storage Association (TSA) represents the interests of over 60 member companies engaged in the storage of bulk liquids and the provision of products and services to the sector. Collectively, its members operate 302 terminals and distribution hubs in the UK and have over 11 million cubic metres of storage capacity in the United Kingdom (UK) and Republic of Ireland (ROI). TSA’s members provide and support an essential interface between sea, road, rail and pipeline logistics for many different substances including transport and heating fuels, chemicals, animal feed and foodstuffs.
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