Experience

Scottish Investment Bank

Former Head of the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB)’s £103m Renewable Energy Investment Fund (REIF) investing debt and equity in a range of marine, low carbon and community owned renewable energy projects on commercial terms, leveraging in private debt and equity; interacted with the European Commission (EC) and European Investment Bank (EIB) and invested as a gap funder alongside mainstream banks which were encouraged to invest in these challenging sectors


DP Energy

Head of Investment for DP Energy, a renewable energy project development company, with projects across the globe. 


EC (DG Clima),

Contributing, by invitation from the EC (DG Clima), to the design of potential financial instruments to be used in a future innovation fund likely to comprise several hundred million euros


Scottish Government

Conducts work for Scottish Government in the renewable energy sector, including:

  •  panel member engaged in final review of Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP) funding applications ensuring applicant projects are financially viable with a credible business case
  • Scottish Government appointed member of 5-person Renewable Energy Advisory Group charged with identifying and assisting with the exploitation of additional opportunities for Forestry Commission Scotland’s (FCS) delivery of renewable projects on the FCS estate