John co-lead’s Opus’s market leading Sustainability Practice advising a wide range of clients in relation to renewable energy, renewable chemicals and materials, sustainable transport and resource efficiency. Recent transactions including equity fund raising for Carbon Clean Solutions, the sale of ChargePoint Services to Engie, capital raising for Accsys Technologies and Kebony to construct new wood conversion plants, and equity funding for three biomass CHP plants for Estover Energy. Current areas of focus include electric vehicle charging infrastructure, grid connected battery storage, fuel cells and building energy management systems.
Prior to joining Opus in 2008, John spent 20 years at S.G. Warburg and then UBS Investment bank in London and New York focusing on cross-border M&A, and latterly ran the corporate finance advisory business of UBS Wealth Management in London.
He has a BSc (Econ) degree from University College London and is a member of the ICAEW.