Our team brings a wide range of industry and international experience across many sectors. Our industry professionals have collective decades of renewable energy experience, covering financial modelling, accountancy, engineering, construction, asset management, legal and marketing experience.
We are a mission-driven company with a highly diverse team and inspiring colleagues, all working towards the same goal of transitioning the future to a smart energy pathway.
Giannis joined National Energy in March 2022 as Chief Operating Officer. He brings 17 years of operational experience in industry and advisory roles. Giannis has a strong track record in leading teams and managing portfolios across different technologies and regions as well as route to market models. Giannis joins from Voltalia, the Paris listed IPP, where he was Head of Asset Management for the company’s UK solar and storage IPP portfolio. In his role, Giannis was responsible for the asset management strategy focusing on value creation and preservation. Prior to Voltalia, Giannis worked as Head of Operations and Asset Management for Euroenergy Investments, a private platform funded by the Libra Group, helping the company grow from zero to 350MW of operational wind, solar, and biogas assets in Greece, Romania and Latvia between 2011 and 2017.
Giannis’ earlier career was in the automotive sector working for Toyota Motor Europe in Brussels, managing supply chain engineering projects across Toyota’s European production and distribution footprint. Giannis’ industry experience is complemented by a 3-year tenure with EY-Parthenon’s Transaction Strategy and Execution team where he focused on delivering complex carve-outs, integrations and performance improvement projects. Giannis holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the National Technical University of Athens, an MSc in Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University and an executive MBA from London Business School. Outside work, Giannis enjoys long treks in nature, spending time with his family, and exploring off-the-beaten-track destinations.
Sophia joined National Energy as a Project Engineer in March 2021 and is now a Technical Asset Manager. She works on the engineering team developing new solar assets and optimising existing solar plants and focuses on engineering design, licensing and development, performance management and asset performance. Sophia brings two years of solar sector experience having previously held roles at Enerdia and at the Greek DNO (HEDNO) where she gained experience bringing PV projects online from development to operational status.
Sophia holds a MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Patras with a special focus on energy conversion, power electronics and renewable energy sources and is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece. In her free time, she enjoys playing the piano, reading, and practicing traditional folkloric Greek dances.
Myrto joined National Energy in August 2021 as a Project Coordinator. She oversees the Business Process Management platform to ensure tasks are moving ahead for on time and integrated delivery. She also supports the technical team across all projects to ensure that scheduling and budgetary targets are met and that reporting, invoicing and payments are coordinated efficiently and seamlessly.
Myrto brings eight years of project management experience across a variety of industries. ranging from Intralot,, a large Greek IT company that is a lottery vendor, to Strikos Power, a Greek construction company with presence in solar and railway projects.
Myrto holds a MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. She is member of the Technical Chamber of Greece. When Myrto is not working, she enjoys traveling, watching original TV series, and spending time with her friends and family.
Amalia is Project Administrator at National Energy and joined the company in April 2021. In this role, Amalia maintains databases, assists, and supports the technical team on the development side of the business and synthesises ad hoc research projects. Amalia is a recent graduate and holds a BA in Geology and Geo-Environment from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Additionally, she has completed coursework in GIS (Geographic Information Systems) in Environment and Water Resources Management from the University of Thessaly.
Amalia is passionate about climate change issues and environmental protection. In her free time, Amalia enjoys acting in theatrical troupes as well as spending time with her circle of friends. She plans to start a masters in forestry conservation next year.
Konstantinos joined National Energy in September 2020 as Senior Construction Manager. In this capacity, Konstantinos supervises the construction of solar projects from technical design to park energisation. He manages subcontractors and vendors, implements health and safety procedures, delivers quality and quantity assurance of equipment and materials, and ensures that works are installed on schedule and delivered as per budget. He brings over 26 years of site construction experience across many industries, notably with a deep expertise in the solar sector.
Konstantinos has a demonstrated track in solar having constructed 250MWp of projects in Greece, Northern Ireland, the UK and the Ukraine whilst in roles at Biosar Energy Ltd, Geometris UK Ltd and Power China Ltd. Additionally, Konstantinos managed the construction of the Athens International Airport (1996
Mike is one of National Energy’s first team members who joined in March 2020. He is part of the in-house legal team as Legal Counsel where Mike supports across all commercial and corporate affairs, M&A activities, project finance – structuring, compliance, and legal due diligence. Prior to joining National Energy, Mike trained with KLC, one of Greece’s top-tier law firms.
Mike holds a License de Droit, Maitrise de Droit and a Master of Laws from Université Paris XIII. His Masters’ thesis addressed «La Responsabilité et Groupes de Sociétés» investigating the liability of the mother company for the actions of its subsidiaries. In his legal studies, Mike specialised in corporate, commercial, and banking affairs. Out of the office, Mike can be found on the basketball court where he has been an avid player since the age of six, travelling with friends and on hiking adventures.
Despoina is the Office Manager and joined National Energy in July 2021. In this role, she ensures that day-to-day operations run smoothly, managed administrative tasks, ensures filings and documentation are up to date, ensures phone and email correspondence is managed expediently, and supports the management team. She brings six years of office administration experience to this role. Prior to joining National Energy, Despoina was the Executive Assistant to a CEO for a renewable energy company. A graduate of Cambridge University, Despoina holds a degree in English. Out of the office, Despoina can be found spending time with her four children, enjoying long beach walks, and decorating her new home.
Konstantinos joined National Energy as Accounting Manager in March 2021 and brings over twenty years of accounting expertise. In his role, Konstantinos manages the accounting and tax activities of the acquired portfolio of renewable energy entities having overseen the accounting for fifteen years whilst with his previous firm. Konstantinos is also responsible for preparing management accounts and oversees tax reporting and year-end audits. He has demonstrated experience across many industries including renewables, equity markets, tourism, commerce, and consumer goods and has had managerial roles at Hellenic Capital Partners and PCCW Global Ltd.
Konstantinos is a certified chartered accountant in Greek GAAP from the Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus, School of Economics and Management. Additionally, his continuing education is ongoing as to keep accreditation in international accounting and financial reporting standards. When he is not analyzing financial ledgers, he can be found enjoying team sports and traveling across Europe. He has also become a coffee enthusiast since joining National Energy as the workflow grew in line with the company growth.
Ioannis joined National Energy as a Accounting Manager in May 2021 and brings over fifteen years of accounting expertise. In his role, Ioannis leads the reconciliation process across recently acquired renewable portfolios. He manages financial transactions and is responsible for the preparation of management accounts and audits. Ioannis has demonstrated experience across many industries including renewables, health care, financial consulting, commerce, and consumer services and has held accounting managerial roles at a large conglomerate, Jasper Wind and a top-tier Accounting Firm.
Ioannis is is a certified accountant in Financial Sciences from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and is certified in International Financial Reporting Standards. He actively participates in many actuarial seminars including tax legislation, labour procedures and Greek accounting standards. In his spare time when not in the office, Ioannis enjoys traveling abroad and spending time with his circle of friends and family, watching movies and exploring new restaurants across town.
Angela joined National Energy in May 2021 as Finance Administrator. In this role, Angela tracks and manages the account revenue stream, liaises across divisions to ensure the smooth flow of financial deliverables and handles bank transactions and communication. She brings fifteen years of experience from the banking sector having held managerial roles at Pireaus Bank, Millennium Bank and Nova Bank. She also brings entrepreneurial experience as she launched an online Greek food delicatessen.
Angela holds a degree in Law from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and separately is a certified organizational coach who follows coursework in mindfulness, leadership and neuroscience. She is an avid tech enthusiast and an advocate for life-long learning. She relishes in travels to Copenhagen with her family and never tires of repeat visits to this city.
Georgia joined National Energy in March 2021 as Finance Administrator. In this role, Georgia is responsible for monthly invoicing, liaises across divisions to ensure the smooth flow of accounting deliverables and manages bank communication. She brings seventeen years of experience across a wide array of industries from construction to IT having held roles at Easy Systems SA, the Legal Offices of Frangakis and Artion SA.
Georgia holds a degree in English Literature from Deree College of Greece. She is a reading buff, closely monitors daily news feeds from around the world and is a green evangelist who follows her carbon footprint keenly.
Petros joined National Energy in July 2021 as an Accountant. In this role, he liaises with management by preparing financial status reports and is responsible for P&L statements, balance sheets and all financial transaction reporting. He brings seven years of accounting, budgeting and business modeling experience having held positions at Grant Thornton SA Accountancy and Hellenic Capital Market Commission.
Petros is a certified chartered accountant in Greek GAAP and holds a BSc in Industrial Management and Technology from the University of Pireaus and a MSc in Finance and Management from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. He is a Member of the Greek Chartered Accountants and a Member of the Economic Chamber. When out of the office, Petros is an avid marathon runner, enjoys Crossfit training and enjoys hiking in the Greek mountains.
Sébastien joined National Energy in July 2021 as Investment Manager. In this role, he leads National Energy’s Merger & Acquisition and investment opportunities, and is involved in the company’s strategic planning and execution. Operating from our HQ in London, Sébastien brings his investment banking experience in Natural Resources & Renewable Energy, and his expertise in financial modelling, project finance, M&A, and deal structuring. Prior to National Energy, he held roles as Associate Director at Invenio Corporate Finance (UK) and Finergreen (MENA) working on utility scale and C&I projects for tier-1 developers, conglomerates, and investment vehicles. He also acted as Principal in fundraising, project development, and M&A operations.
Sébastien holds a MSc in Finance from Imperial College London and a Master of Research in Sports Science from the University of Montpellier. He is a native of France and is an avid sportsman and a chess player.
Dimitris joined National Energy in August 2020 as Financial Analyst and brings 5 years of industry experience. He supports all aspects of company financial modelling, valuations, M&A, transactional due diligence and he leads the debt financing of all projects at the corporate level. Moreover, he collaborates across departments to produce forecasts for Financial Planning and Analysis across development, construction, operations, legal and finance.
Before joining National Energy, Dimitris worked in EY’s Transaction Advisory Services in M&A Lead and Valuations Modelling Advisory across the Power & Utilities, Oil & Energy and Infrastructure sectors. He started his finance career at Logismos S.A. as a junior analyst on the financial planning and reporting side.
Dimitris holds a BSc in Geosciences and a Master’s degree in Data Analysis and Environmental Protection from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He also holds two postgraduate diplomas in Finance and Business Analysis from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Outside the office, Dimitris is singer & music enthusiast and comes from a musical family. He has been leading a band for the past ten years as lead singer and musician and can often be found performing in live gigs. He also enjoys practicing hatha and vinyasa yoga, cross training and reading.
Keith joined National Energy as Group Financial Controller. He has been with the company since inception and understands the company ethos of delivering profitable renewable energy projects with a positive social impact. Keith oversees all commercial aspects of the business, commercial tenders, and financial controls. He is a Qualified Accountant who brings over three decades of seasoned, specifically 20 years in the energy sector.
Keith held senior head roles with blue chip FTSE100 companies across many business segments, managed the energy consumption for Heathrow Airport and O2 Telefonica and headed Belectric UK’s commercial team. While at Belectric, he led the team that successfully won the HSBC solar energy PPA which secured the power purchase for a 60MWp solar farm in 2015, the largest solar farm in the UK at that time. He also helped win two EFR tenders of the seven awarded by UK’s National Grid for large scale energy storage. He was also involved in issuing the first green bond for solar certified by the climate bond scheme. Keith enjoys spending time outdoors and can be found fishing, cycling, horse riding, and spending quality time with his family and two grandchildren.
Vassilis joined National Energy in March 2020 as Project Director and overseas the technical design, development and performance of the entire solar PV and wind portfolio. He oversees multiple and simultaneous technical operations and works closely with suppliers, sub-contractors, and energy regulators to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.
Vassilis has a demonstrated track in solar PV technical design and installation, project licensing and permitting, tender development, energy auditing, and tariff modelling. He has twelve years of experience in renewable energy having developed more than 100MWp across several EU markets whilst in roles at Metka Egn (renamed Mytilineos RSD Business Unit), Synergia, and Aktor.
Vassilis holds dual MScs in Electrical Engineering and in Computer Science from the University of Patras and is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece. Outside the office, he enjoys exploring nature and discovering new beaches in Mani, Greece, the region of his origins as well as spending time bonding with family.
Giles joined National Energy in early 2018 as CIO and is a highly seasoned solar executive and value investor. Given his deep industry expertise in renewable energy, Giles advises the company on strategic planning, especially across cross-border M&A activities. As a solar entrepreneur over the past 15 years, Giles has a long track investing across differentiated markets and at various stages of the solar value chain. He has executed over $2bn of successful solar transactions, representing more than 2GWp of project rights and project assets which returned significant value for underlying investors. He founded Primrose Solar in 2013 which acquired and built 253 MWp of solar in the UK, including three of the largest ground-mounted farms in the UK at the time
Fabien Lammoth joined National Energy in December 2021 as Finance Director. Fabien brings 15 years of experience in the energy sector in Commercial and M&A finance including the Renewables sector. He has a successful track record of financial leadership and people management (CFO) as well as delivering global acquisition, divestments, and new business projects. He acted as Structured Finance lead and M&A finance lead on transactions up to $900m. Fabien has also led a finance function with team accountability as Finance Manager (CFO) and Company Director.
Fabien holds a Masters in Finance from the London Business School, an MBA in International Business and Management from the Nanyang Business School, and one from the University of St. Gallen, and finally a Degree in Economics and International Development from the University of Bath.
Christine joined National Energy in July 2021 as Head of ESG Marketing and Outreach. In this role, she oversees company marketing and ensures the strong delivery of ESG performance embedded in the company ethos, ensuring ESG policies are naturally holistic and evolve with the company.
Christine brings over two decades of experience in the renewable energy sector. Before joining National Energy, Christine worked at UK-domiciled cleantech fund Hazel Capital LLP (acquired by Gresham House Asset Management in 2017) for twelve years managing investor relations and fundraising for growing clean energy portfolios across the solar, wind and battery storage sectors. She helped launch the UK’s first energy storage fund in 2016 which was listed on the AIM exchange in 2018. Previously, she worked at the International Energy Agency in Paris in the Statistics Division as a policy analyst from 2003-2008. Christine started her career at Lehman Brothers in New York in the Fixed Income Derivatives group in 1997.
Christine holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in International Relations and a Masters from Columbia University in Energy Policy and Management. Disruptive technologies interest her, particularly with regards to the decarbonization of the transport sector. In her spare time, she enjoys discovering new alpine hiking paths, jogging in the rain, and watching sunsets in the Mediterranean.
George joined National Energy since inception in 2019 and is Country Manager for Greece. He manages all aspects of country operations and is responsible for overseeing the portfolio of existing and growing renewable energy assets, covering origination, transaction, and contract negotiation. Further, he manages due diligence ensuring projects meet financing and technical requirements.
George brings over a decade of experience across investment, engineering, and project development. He was most recently with the UK-domiciled Ingenious Group from 2016-2018 as a Senior Investment Associate on the UK Alternative Investment Fund team. In this role, he worked on utility-scale infrastructure projects across district energy schemes, e-mobility, materials processing, and biogas generation. Notably, he helped structure and finance two of the UK’s first pre-treatment feedstock plants. George began his career in the UK where he engineered clean energy projects for ENGIE and SSE Plc, two of the UK’s leading generators of renewable energy and supplier of low carbon services.
George holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics from the University of Patras and an MSc in Environmental Technology & Energy Policy from Imperial College London. He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece. In his spare time, George enjoys a good read, spending time near the seaside and exploring Athens’s vibrant restaurant scene.
Dimitris joined National Energy September 2020 and is Head Legal Counsel. In this capacity, Dimitris is responsible for all legal activities at National Energy, notably matters concerning commercial, corporate contracts, banking, insurance, and land law. Dimitris brings over twenty years of legal experience across industries, notably deep expertise from the renewable energy sector, with a strong focus on solar. Prior to joining National Energy, Dimitris held managerial roles at Voltalia in Greece, the Netherlands, Belgium, Ukraine, Slovakia, Romania, and Senegal for thirteen consecutive years and was a Member of the Legal Counsel of Voltalia Group SA (global). Dimitris’s specialty covers renewable energy, corporate and contract negotiation law and land lease agreements and extra judicial settlements.
Since joining the Athens Bar Association in 2003, he has overseen more than 1,800 court hearings in the Athens courts and worked as an external Legal Advisor for Nova Bank and Millennium Bank SA. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the Democritus University of Thrace, and a double Master of Laws from the Université de Lille 2 in Private Law and Social, Labour and Medical Law (Maitrise en Droit Privé et D.E.A. in Droit Social, Droit du Travail et Droit Medical.) When Dimitris is not working, he enjoys athletic training, dribbling basketball on the court, reading fiction, and exploring new places with his family.
Alexios joined National Energy in June 2021 as a Senior Asset Manager. In this capacity, he manages the portfolio of all operating solar and wind assets with an installed capacity of 91MWp in Greece. He brings twelve years of experience from the renewable energy sector covering the design, development, construction and ongoing monitoring and maintenance of solar and wind assets. Previous managerial roles held include overseeing the construction of a 24MW wind farm, while also being part of the team responsible for the construction of a total of 49MW wind farms, and performance monitoring for a wind and solar portfolio of 76MW of installed capacity for Hellenic Capital Partners. Alexios draws previous asset and project managerial roles in the sector whilst at IBG Management.
Alexios holds a BEng from the University of Edinburgh in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, a MSc in Business Management from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh and a MSc in Sustainable Energy Systems (Institute of Energy Systems) from the University of Edinburgh. He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece and a certified Safety Engineer. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking international cuisine and making the most out of family time.
Charles joined National Energy as non-executive Chairman in June 2021. He brings 30 years of transactional experience across many facets of the energy industry. Since 2000, he has been an active investor and developer in renewable energy infrastructure and energy efficiency projects. Charles provides industry expertise in renewable energy and advises National Energy across a broad range of issues, including portfolio valuation, energy efficiency and battery storage.
In 2004, Charles formed Ventus VCT plc, the first publicly-traded UK wind energy fund, and was lead investment manager until 2007 before serving as a non-executive director from 2010-2011. In 2010, he co-founded Temporis Wind Limited, a developer of wind, solar and biomass projects which was sold in 2017. The company developed and built the UK’s largest 500-kilowatt Feed-in Tariff wind portfolio, comprised of 43 onshore wind turbines and 21 megawatts of total capacity. Charles was also a partner of Temporis Capital LLP, an investment management firm specialising in renewable energy infrastructure and clean technology.
Charles is an adviser to the board of the Gresham House Energy Storage Fund plc, an investment fund listed on the London Stock Exchange that owns and operates utility-scale battery energy storage systems in the UK. He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Aquila Capital Energy Efficiency Fund, a Luxemburg-based private equity fund that invests in energy efficiency projects throughout Europe.
Charles began his career in corporate finance, holding positions at Salomon Brothers and property finance firm Dumas West & Co. He was also an entrepreneur, during which period he created and sold two companies in the IT and telecommunication sectors in Europe. Charles holds a BS degree from Purdue University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Charles now lives in Rome, where he can fully satisfy his passion for Italian food and culture. He goes regularly to the opera and enjoys spending time at the sea and in the mountains.
Ignacio joined National Energy as Non-Executive Director in June 2021. He brings over 20 years of experience in the global renewable energy sector growing companies from start-up to maturity stage. Ignacio is currently a leading green hydrogen expert in Spain and is co-developing hydrogen projects from concentrated solar power via a joint venture with Nasdaq-listed Fusion Fuel Welcome (Ticker: HTOO) with Fusion Fuel Spain. This is one of Spain’s leading green hydrogen technologies, developing green hydrogen generation plants and green hydrogen service stations. Separately, Ignacio via META Energy Development is leading the development of 300MW of solar greenfield projects in a joint venture with a large London-based infrastructure fund.
Ignacio brings a demonstrated track record of successful outcomes of growing and selling businesses. In 2005, Ignacio founded Ynfiniti Engineering Services, a Spanish company which constructed, commissioned, operated, and maintained an international 200MW wind portfolio where he grew services revenues from
Jimmy joined National Energy as Non-Executive Director in June 2021 and is interim acting COO. He has over 27 years in the power generation sector, with the last 15years within the renewables energy sector. Jimmy has a long track in the wind and solar sectors with extensive international experience. From 2013 to 2020, Jimmy held managerial roles with leading global IPPs including positions as EVP Global Head of Operations at Sonnedix, COO at Cubico Sustainable Investment, and Operations Director at Greencoat Capital LLP. He also held senior roles in the onshore and offshore wind sector at Vattenfall and Vestas. Jimmy has focused on building high-performance asset management, construction and engineering teams and has experience working both on the asset owner and asset operator side.
Jimmy provides adept renewable energy operational and governance advice to National Energy and is passionate about innovation and optimisation across the renewable asset management sector. He has been involved working in the transition to a clean energy world for nearly three decades and is actively mindful of his individual carbon footprint. Jimmy can be found spending time outdoors with his family in his native Sweden where he enjoys biking, fishing, and observing the pristine freshwater lakes and the surrounds biodiversity. He is a graduate of Lund’s Technical University and holds a BSc Power and Heat.