John joins the AW Group inMay 2022. He graduated from Loughborough University in 1998 with a Masters degree in Electro-Mechanical Power Engineering, immediately commencing his career in the renewable energy sector at Eastern Electricity (TXU Europe). Here, he project managed the planning, development and construction of some of the UK’s earliest onshore wind projects. John continued in wind as Head of Development for Your Energy, developing Northamptonshire’s first onshore wind farm at Kettering, before starting renewable energy development consultancy Engena in 2005. His development experience now totals over 1.5GW of renewable energy projects including onshore wind, large-scale solar and Battery Energy Storage Systems. John is also a Chartered Town Planner as a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.