Roger Ammoun – Chief Executive
Roger is the Founder and majority shareholder of RNA. He is a highly experience technology and infrastructure investor having led the European business for GCM Grosvenor, a global Asset Management firm with $50bn Assets under Management. Prior to that he has worked at Consensus Business Group where he led technology and infrastructure investments as well com-managing the Masdar Cleantech Fund, a joint venture with Mubadala (UAE SWF), Credit Suisse and Siemens. He has 15 years of Board directorships and executive management experience including for South Staffordshire Water Plc, University College London Hospital, and Orbital Holdings (Concession Manager and operator of the M25 transport Network), Europlasma, Halosource, and Duratherm.
Nigel Viney – Managing Director
Nigel has had 20 years experience in the renewable sector, and has been responsible for the strategic planning for six biomass plants sold in the UK in the last 3 years. He specialises in fuel supply, land and other commercial relationship issues that arise when developing projects.
Panos Papadopoulos- Technical Director
Unique energy storage development and operational experience, most recently with UK Power Networks (UKPN) as a Senior Project Manager, running the development and operations for grid scale energy storage, which at the time amounted to 6 MW. Previously Project Manager in EDF’s Research and Development centre in the UK. Led many projects including electric vehicle initiatives and the new global phenomenon “The Internet of Things.”
Gary Bird - Development Manager
Gary has a long standing experience in project management and delivery. Prior to joining RNA Energy, Gary spent 9 years at Eco2 UK Ltd where he was responsible for pulling together major aspects of large biomass developments including grid connections, planning applications and environmental permitting to demanding schedules whilst demonstrating commercial awareness. Gary graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2006 with a BEng (Hons) in Environmental Engineering following a four year apprenticeship at Corus UK from 1997 to 2001.
Adrian Gutierrez – Technical Manager
Adrian has been working in the UK energy industry since 2014 and has knowledge and experience of building electrical services, renewable energies and electrical distribution network design connections. He is an experienced electrical engineer, starting his career in Spain before moving to the UK to join Europe’s leading solar developer, Lightsource, where he was involved in many exciting projects including the biggest floating solar plant in Europe which was installed on London's Queen Elizabeth II Reservoir in 2016.
Stephen Nash - Strategic Advisory Services
Stephen is the founder of Kuungana Advisory, a firm providing policy and regulation, commercial, and financial advisory services across the power sector. Stephen is a Chartered Accountant, has 13 years experience in the sector, and is currently acting as commercial and strategic advisor to RNA Energy.
Adrian Whittall – Non-executive Chairman
Adrian, a Chartered Accountant who qualified with KPMG, has 15 years experience in renewable energy, building assets from original concept, through to financial close and construction. He has been personally involved with delivering £200 mn of biomass developments through to sale with institutional investors.