John has 13 years industry experience and a track record of analysing, developing and delivering complex, multi-stakeholder energy efficiency, renewable energy and carbon reduction strategies and projects.


He has helped a number of real estate investors and corporate clients measure, manage and verifiably reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions across their estates & operations. In doing so John has developed a robust understanding of the technical, commercial, and organisational issues and barriers such projects inevitably face, and how to navigate through them.


Recent projects include:


  • Development & delivery of a measured energy & carbon reduction programme for a major UK real estate investor, incorporating 30 shopping centres. Measures included improved data capture & management, Monitoring & Targeting (inc. IoT systems), BMS optimisation, LED lighting, HVAC plant upgrades, behavioural / organisational change and solar PV deployment.

  • Co-developed a solar PV advisory service to meet key requirements of a global energy company’s solar division, including: land sourcing & site appraisal; assessment of regional energy & carbon markets, regulatory frameworks & risks; PPA & commercial modelling.

  • Produced a formal valuation of income generated by a 93 MWe gas CHP facility and acted as an expert witness in arbitration on behalf of a UK infrastructure company.  

  • Managed the development & deployment of the UK’s largest shopping centre solar PV scheme (2017) for a global real estate investor. The project won an International Green Apple Award in 2018.


John holds an MSc in Carbon Management (Distinction); he is an ESOS Lead Assessor, and a BREEAM (Commercial) Assessor (2008 Scheme).

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