John co-heads Opus’s market leading Energy Transition & Climate Change team advising a wide range of clients on renewable energy, renewable chemicals and materials, sustainable transport, and resource efficiency. Recent transactions including capital raising for Eelpower to fund its grid connected battery storage roll out, the sale by Ecotricity of its Electric Highway EV charging business to GRIDSERVE, the sale of DEXMA, a Spanish energy management software business to Nemetschek Group, the sale of Pensions Infrastructure Platform to Foresight, equity fund raising for Carbon Clean, and the sale of Baringa’s Climate Scenario Model to BlackRock. Current areas of focus include electric mobility, grid flexibility, hydrogen and smart buildings.

Prior to joining Opus in 2008, John spent 20 years at SG 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.


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