We principally work with Mark Whitehead, who has a good understanding of our business, the renewables sector and our portfolio generally. The firm is able to complement the wider advisory team we use across the business
Mark’s clients have included major multi-national organisations in the energy and waste industry sectors, energy intensive industrial consumers, equipment suppliers and contractors, project development businesses, and a variety of debt and equity funders.
During his career he has advised clients including GDF, Barclays, Lloyds, Iona Capital, , Northern Powergrid, Mitsubishi Chemicals, SABIC, Croda, Akzo Nobel, and Ineos.
In the renewables sector, his experience includes advising several project developers in connection with schemes in wind, solar PV, biogas, landfill gas, biomass and energy from waste technologies, as well as energy storage and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
In the conventional energy sector, Mark advises clients dealing with regulated electricity and gas supply matters, including gas trading agreements and electricity licence matters, maintenance and outsourcing arrangements.
He has been involved with some of the largest energy projects in the North of England, comprising approximately 3GW of energy plant development, across gas, wind, solar and EfW projects.
Outside of Ward Hadaway, Mark acts as a non-executive director for a number of energy development projects, and advises an infrastructure fund as part of their investment team.