Company: Greencoat Capital
Job title: Managing Partner
Richard founded Greencoat Capital in 2009 and leads Greencoat Capital’s overall investment strategy. He has had more than 30 years working at the top levels of European finance, with around half of that focused on renewables.
Before founding Greencoat Capital, Richard enjoyed a long career in the City, first at Morgan Grenfell & Co. and then at Merrill Lynch International where he led the EMEA Energy and Power Team, advising on many of Europe’s most significant power and utility sector deals.
On leaving Merrill Lynch in 2007, Richard joined the shareholder executive, part of the UK government, with responsibility for British Energy, British Nuclear Fuels and Urenco. Richard remains a non-executive director of Urenco.
Richard has a BA in geology from Oxford University.
Panel discussion: Impact of the regulatory and political framework on build back better 12:10 pm
• What support is needed from government and regulators to enable utilities to build back better? • Do we have the right regulatory framework? • What needs to change post-COVID to make utilities more attractive to investors? • Affordability vs investing for the long-term – who pays?Read more
day: 20 October 2020