and contract negotiation services for embedded generators and
has worked in the Energy Sector since 1980 initially with the CEGB. He
was heavily involved in the privatisation process and has been involved
in the competitive markets since then. He is an experienced commercial
business developer with extensive experience of origination, supply,
trading and generation issues.
Areas of expertise include
commercial, regulatory, structuring and contract negotiation services
for PPAs, heat supplies, district heating, grid connection, private
wire networks, ROCs and LECs, etc. His current engagements include
advising a number of biomass CHP schemes with on-site demand and
private networks and solar developers.
He is a Partner in Carbon
Catalysts that provides consultancy and development services to new
entrants into the power industry – as well as development of a number
of field-based solar schemes.
He founded Worcester Energy
Services that provides leading edge electricity and gas pricing systems
in a joint venture with Contigo.
Previously as Commercial
Director of BizzEnergy, a £180m turnover SME entrant supplier, he led
the Commercial Team including: strategy, trading arrangements,
government, regulatory and industry code relationships within the
company. Keith was instrumental in many significant changes to trading
arrangements and primary legislation that have helped level the playing
field for new entrants. He also played a key role in instigating Select
Committee and OFGEM investigations into the operation of the
Prior to that at PowerGen his career
included power station operations, corporate planning followed by a
variety of roles at privatisation, Head of Trading,
developing renewable business and leading a variety of structured
transactions in the UK and overseas.
He holds a degree in
Mechanical Engineering and an MBA and is a qualified Swimming Referee,
and is Chairman of Perry Beeches Swimming Club and Vice President of