Transport Biofuels

Green Spirit Fuels

Led the spin-out of Green Spirit Fuels (2005), the UK’s leading bioethanol development company, and its subsequent development financing by Credit Suisse and Tudor Capital.  Joined the company as Commercial / Finance Director, negotiating offtake, engineering and construction contracts for the first plant, and the development of opportunities for the second and subsequent plants. Appointed HSBC in September 2006 as lead arranger to Wessex Biofuels for the project debt, and put forward an equity offer, to position Green Spirit Fuels as Europe’s first project financed bioethanol production plant.

Other biofuels

  • Strategic advice for developer of virtual gas distribution networks for biomethane.

  • Investor-readiness workshop for UK based biodiesel developer.

  • Review of operations and financing structure of African biofuels developer.

  • Contract review and offtake negotiations for European biofuels developer.