Andrew Whalley

CEO

Andrew established Renewable Energy Generation (REG), REG Power Management’s predecessor, in 2005. He helped it grow from a single project wind energy fund to a fully integrated renewable energy business, and one of the first to be listed on AIM. Previously, he was a leading fund manager in the utility sector and, among other funds, was responsible for the UK’s first dedicated utility investment trust, launched in 1993. He was Chief Investment Officer and a Board Member at Legg Mason Investments Plc.

David Crockford

Finance Director

David has worked with the REG team as Finance Director since 2007. Previously, David was the Chief Financial Officer of Duchy Originals and worked for Stanley Services Limited, an energy supply company in South America. David began his working life as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte where he gained 10 years’ experience in private and public sector businesses.

Simon Wannop

Commercial Director

Simon is involved in all aspects of raising capital for the REG Power Management Group, having successfully closed over £250m of equity and debt transactions during his tenure with the company. Simon joined the REG team in October 2010, moving from Ernst & Young’s Renewable Energy Infrastructure Finance team where he spent 4½ years providing commercial and financial advisory services to a range of private and public sector organisations, covering acquisitions, disposals, financing, strategy and government policy. Simon is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Stephen Booth

Construction and Operations Director

Stephen joined REG in 2007 and has been involved in all areas of the business, overseeing the construction of the Leeds North and Bentwaters biopower plants before moving into the wind and solar side of the business as Construction and Operations Director in 2012. Previously, Stephen held senior positions at global technical and engineering consultancies SKM and Atkins plc, and was responsible for the development and construction of a number of combined cycle gas turbine plants and renewable projects at Viridian and Yorkshire Electricity.

Ian Collins

Director and Managing Director of REG Bio-Power

Ian joined REG in 2008 as Managing Director of REG Bio-Power, a REG subsidiary company. Ian obtained the End of Waste accreditation for LF100 and the patent for the production of LF100 in the UK. In 2010, he led an industry lobbying campaign to secure the continuation of the RO, and therefore the ROC subsidy, for energy generation from bioliquids. Previously, Ian was Managing Director of Plastic Omnium Urban Systems, part of the French-owned Plastic Omnium Group, and Regional General Manager for Cleanaway, an international waste and recycling company.

Matt Partridge

Development Director

Matt Partridge oversees the key areas of greenfield project origination, planning and property as Development Director. Matt has been involved in the UK clean energy development sector for 22 years, previously holding senior positions at National Wind Power (now RWE Innogy UK), Gamesa Energy UK and Ecotricity. Matt served on the Board of RenewableUK for 7 years up to April 2015.

Andrew Whalley

CEO

Andrew established Renewable Energy Generation (REG), REG Power Management’s predecessor, in 2005. He helped it grow from a single project wind energy fund to a fully integrated renewable energy business, and one of the first to be listed on AIM. Previously, he was a leading fund manager in the utility sector and, among other funds, was responsible for the UK’s first dedicated utility investment trust, launched in 1993. He was Chief Investment Officer and a Board Member at Legg Mason Investments Plc.

David Crockford

Finance Director

David has worked with the REG team as Finance Director since 2007. Previously, David was the Chief Financial Officer of Duchy Originals and worked for Stanley Services Limited, an energy supply company in South America. David began his working life as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte where he gained 10 years’ experience in private and public sector businesses.

Simon Wannop

Commercial Director

Simon is involved in all aspects of raising capital for the REG Power Management Group, having successfully closed over £250m of equity and debt transactions during his tenure with the company. Simon joined the REG team in October 2010, moving from Ernst & Young’s Renewable Energy Infrastructure Finance team where he spent 4½ years providing commercial and financial advisory services to a range of private and public sector organisations, covering acquisitions, disposals, financing, strategy and government policy. Simon is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Stephen Booth

Construction and Operations Director

Stephen joined REG in 2007 and has been involved in all areas of the business, overseeing the construction of the Leeds North and Bentwaters biopower plants before moving into the wind and solar side of the business as Construction and Operations Director in 2012. Previously, Stephen held senior positions at global technical and engineering consultancies SKM and Atkins plc, and was responsible for the development and construction of a number of combined cycle gas turbine plants and renewable projects at Viridian and Yorkshire Electricity.

Ian Collins

Director and Managing Director of REG Bio-Power

Ian joined REG in 2008 as Managing Director of REG Bio-Power, a REG subsidiary company. Ian obtained the End of Waste accreditation for LF100 and the patent for the production of LF100 in the UK. In 2010, he led an industry lobbying campaign to secure the continuation of the RO, and therefore the ROC subsidy, for energy generation from bioliquids. Previously, Ian was Managing Director of Plastic Omnium Urban Systems, part of the French-owned Plastic Omnium Group, and Regional General Manager for Cleanaway, an international waste and recycling company.

Matt Partridge

Development Director

Matt Partridge oversees the key areas of greenfield project origination, planning and property as Development Director. Matt has been involved in the UK clean energy development sector for 22 years, previously holding senior positions at National Wind Power (now RWE Innogy UK), Gamesa Energy UK and Ecotricity. Matt served on the Board of RenewableUK for 7 years up to April 2015.