Who we are

The company

Peel NRE, part of regeneration business Peel L&P, builds on 20 years’ experience of delivering transformative and successful energy projects and will lead on identifying sites and early-stage development activities across the UK.

Cubico has nearly 3 GW of renewable energy projects installed across 12 countries in Europe, the Americas and Australia, with more than 3 GW in construction and development. It brings expertise in financing, route to market, construction and operation.

By bringing together the expertise of each organisation, Peel Cubico Renewables will be at the forefront of the net zero energy transition and play a pivotal role in the green recovery.

The team

James Pinney

Head of Northern Europe, Cubico

James became Head of Northern Europe after more than 6 years at Cubico, most recently as the Head of Investment Oversight where he worked closely with all regional teams, the Executive Committee and the company’s shareholders on the evaluation, approval and execution of transactions. This encompassed deals across 15 countries in a variety of technologies including solar, wind, CSP and transmission.Prior to joining Cubico, James worked in EY’s Energy Corporate Finance team, focused on M&A advisory services in the renewables sector.

James is a CFA Charterholder and has a BSc in Geography from the University of Bristol.

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Neil Uttridge

Vice President,

Neil joined Cubico in 2016 and is a Vice President in the EMEA investment team. His role includes the origination, execution, and financing of investments in onshore wind, solar PV and concentrated solar power.

Prior to joining Cubico, Neil worked in PwC’s Infrastructure Finance team, with a focus on renewable energy. Neil holds a degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham and is a CFA charter holder.

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Jamie McIntyre

Senior Finance Manager, Cubico

Jamie joined Cubico in 2019 as Senior Finance Manager. He is responsible for leading the finance function across Cubico’s Northern Europe portfolio, including internal and external reporting, financial due diligence, commercial finance optimisation and valuations.

Prior to joining Cubico, Jamie completed a training contract on PwC’s graduate scheme in the Banking & Capital Markets division, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant. He later joined The Ingenious Group’s clean energy team, working on several funds acquiring and managing operational solar PV and onshore wind projects, as well as a joint venture developing and refinancing projects across the UK.

Jamie holds an Honours master’s degree in Biochemistry and Biological Chemistry from Nottingham University and is a Chartered Accountant (ACA, ICAEW).

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Rob Tate

Development Director, Peel NRE

Rob delivers 21 years’ experience in identifying, evaluating and developing complex and diverse grid-scale and decentralised renewable energy projects/new business opportunities through the planning and development process, including onshore and offshore wind, solar PV and battery storage.

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Stephen Snowdon

Planning & Development Manager, Peel NRE

Steve is a Chartered Town Planner with post graduate qualifications in Town & Regional Planning and Civic Design. He has more than 25 years’ experience in property and renewables development, having worked in both public and private sectors. Steve is overseeing site origination and provision of planning advice.

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Joe Chambers

Associate Director, Renewables. Peel NRE

Joe Chambers has over 10 years’ experience in renewable energy across consultancy and development roles as well as a master’s degree in the subject. He has detailed knowledge of decentralised and flexible generation project development, due diligence requirements and route to market.

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Ben Grant

Land and Development Manager, Peel NRE

Ben has 20 years’ experience in real estate, including 15 years in land acquisition and development, and holds a degree in Property Management and Investment. Ben is responsible for land acquisitions for the Renewables Team for onshore wind, solar PV and battery storage across the UK.

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Jeevan Singh Saini

Assistant Renewables Development Manager, Peel NRE

Jeevan is responsible for feasibility assessments and technical analysis of new on-shore wind and solar developments across the UK with duties including site origination, layout design and energy yield analysis, utilising a wide array of industry-standard software and tools.

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Annette Lardeur

Renewables Development Manager, Peel NRE

Annette is a Project Manager and Chartered Civil Engineer with 30 years of experience in renewables, infrastructure and property, and has worked in both public and private sectors. She is very experienced in the development, procurement, financing and construction of renewables projects, and has previously overseen or been involved in the implementation of over 150MW of onshore wind across several projects for Peel L&P.

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