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Our experienced Smart Generation team work closely with generators, green gas producers and businesses to monetise generation assets. As well as developing PPAs or flexibility contracts to suit your needs, the team also support you throughout, ensuring a customer first approach.
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Angus joined SmartestEnergy as a Generation Account Manager in October 2014, providing Power Purchase Agreements for independent generators across Great Britain. He is now leading the Smart Generation Sales team to develop and grow our portfolio of renewable generation customers to meet the growing demand for deep green power from our consumer base.
Angus has been instrumental in growing our renewable generation volumes by 25% and is keen to implement the next phase of growth for SmartestEnergy underpinned by a re-balancing of risk through product and market innovation.
Before joining SmartestEnergy, Angus spent 4 years developing and operating an extensive range of wind turbines, hydro schemes and biogas plants across the UK, so has a range of energy experience. In his first role, he had a great experience visiting a wind turbine factory in Germany, seeing them make 100m long blades.
Matt Neve joined SmartestEnergy in 2008 as an Account Manager, before working as Business Development Manager, and finally moving into his current role in 2017.
Matt works closely with Smart Generation customers, negotiating and structuring Power Purchase Agreements to help them maximise return on their projects across a combination of existing and bespoke products and services. He also deals with the provision of flexible trading and risk management strategies tailored to individual projects or customer circumstances, budgets and board risk profiles.
Before joining SmartestEnergy, Matt was part of the B2B Industrial & Commercial Sales Team working in Commercial Pricing and Account Management at E.ON Energy and also spent some time at Powergen. Starting his career in 1998, he has amassed over 24 years of experience in the energy industry.
Leigh joined SmartestEnergy in 2022 as a Senior Business Development Manager and is responsible for helping Smartest Energy reach its ambitious growth targets by helping renewable generators maximise returns and providing PPA solutions to generators, developers and investors.
With almost 25 years of experience in the UK gas and power markets, Leigh is an experienced energy professional. He is commercially focused and skilled in trading, deal structuring, analysis, budgeting, sales, commercial negotiation and product development, and is keen to continue to develop key contacts within the renewables sector.
Before joining SmartestEnergy, Leigh's most recent roles include Business Development Manager at SSE and Head of Commercial Performance at Infinis and has also spent time at Orsted, Drax, Engie and Alkane Energy. He is a strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Arts in Enterprise and Innovation from Staffordshire University.
James Clark joined Smartest in 2015 as a Sales Support, working his way up to an Account Manager and then a Business Development Manager in 2020. Working up through the company has given James a unique perspective on Operations, Account Management and Business Development.
As a Business Development Manager, James works closely with a range of Developers, Asset Managers and Third-Parties to help tailor the best Power Purchase Agreements for them and maximise returns on their projects.
More recently, James has been responsible for proving the route to market for large subsidy-free Wind and Solar assets, helping the UK transition to Net-Zero. He regularly attends industry events, providing a recognised point of contact for SmartestEnergy’s renewable customers.
Sian joined Smartest Energy in 2019 as a Renewable Business Development Manager in the Smart Generation team. Focusing on working directly with generators and TPI’s to negotiate Power Purchase Agreements that will optimise generation value.
Having been within the energy sector for 5 years previously working at Opus Energy before joining Smartest Energy Sian has gained experience in account management, data analysis and contract negotiation for retention and new business customers.