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Andrew J. Lammas

VP, Gas Power Technology and CTO
GE Energy


 John is vice president of gas power technology and chief technology officer for GE Power. He started his career as an apprentice with Rolls-Royce studying Mechanical Engineering at Salford University in Manchester, England.  After graduating with a first class honors degree he took role in gas turbine design with Rolls-Royce. In 1985 John joined GE Aircraft Engines in Cincinnati, Ohio working as a design engineer on the CFM56 and F101/110 engines. Over the next 15 years John worked in a number of technical and managerial roles in design and systems engineering making significant contributions to many of GE engines including the GE90 where he resolved challenging engineering problems from the fan to low pressure turbine. In 1999 John took leadership of Product Support Engineering for the CF6 and GE90 fleets working with customers and the regulatory agencies. John’s last role with GE’s aircraft engine business was leading the engineering team responsible for the design and life management of the rotating parts for all of GE’s engines. In early 2007 John was promoted to General Manager and Chief Engineer for GE Energy in Greenville, South Carolina. In this role John had engineering oversight for all of GE’s Power Generation Equipment: Heavy duty gas turbine, steam, solar, wind. nuclear, aero-derivatives and gas reciprocating engines. The following year he was promoted to General Manager of Thermal Systems and Gas Turbine Engineering.   In 2010 John became a GE Officer and was named Vice President for Engineering, GE Oil and Gas (O&G) located in Florence, Italy. In this role he lead engineering teams covering O&G equipment and systems from subsea to pipeline compression and work on the acquistion and integration of several additions to the GE O&G portfolio. He moved back to Greenville, SC, in 2012, as Vice President, Power Generation Technology for GE Power leading the engineering teams responsible for heavy duty gas turbines, steam turbines, generators and associated accessory systems.  His recent contributions include the design and validation of the next generation of Heavy Duty Gas Turbines the “”HA’s”.  In March of this year he was also named as CTO for GE Power

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