Ben joined Greencoat Capital in 2018 and is responsible for overseeing the management of wind, solar and storage assets in Europe. Ben focuses on portfolio level optimisation and digitisation, along with the technical and commercial evaluation of new acquisitions. Ben developed the business case; and managed procurement, construction and now operation of Greencoat’s first battery storage investment and leads the inter fund work on hybridisation of the c. 5GW of existing wind and solar farms managed by the company.
Before joining Greencoat, Ben worked at DNV in a variety of roles mainly concerned with the assessment and optimisation of wind and solar assets across Europe. He led technical best practice teams, and business development focused on the Irish market. Ben holds a first class Masters degree in New and Renewable Energy Engineering from Durham University.