Helen Passfield (ACMA, BA (Hons) has held Renewable Energy Asset Management positions for Allianz Capital Partners, Octopus Renewables, Blue Tree Asset Management, Impax Asset Management, and Lightsource Renewable Energy (now BP Lightsource), dating back to 2010. Helen was a founder member of Canigou Capital when it was formed in 2015 and was instrumental in the rapid expansion of the business, once financed by 350 PPM Ltd, the environmental incubator and accelerator in September 2020. Canigou Capital now has a project pipeline worth $4B. Helen’s specialisation is Wind, Solar and BESS construction and asset management, and while she has worked on projects throughout the world, her overall geographical focus is Southern Europe.
Head of Investor Relations
Nick has been involved in the environmental sector since 2007 and has so far been involved with over 50 environmental projects from Municipal Solid Waste Composting in India, to 1500 MW Hydroelectric projects in Ecuador and the pre-construction development of over 260MW of solar sites in Mexico. Overall, the projects Nick has been involved in have created on-going emission reductions over 9 Million tons of CO2e per annum. Nick is now leading Megawatt Mosaic as the Head of Investor Relations.
Dr Jacqui Taylor
Clean Tech Advisor
Dr Jacqui Taylor is #15 Most Influential Woman in UK Technology and one of 21 Most Inspiring Women in Cyber she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science in recognition of her 25 years of international web science research to deliver an equity agenda for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). She founded the Empathy Economy and pivoted her company FlyingBinary to meet the challenges of Web 3.0, the Metaverse IIoT with spectacular results. As one of the Top 100 European Angel Funders she has mentored many hundreds of 7,8,9 figure Founders including three unicorns, one on their way to decacorn. She is an Expert Advisor to the UK, EU, G20 and the United Nations on the future of technology and its impact on the sustainability agenda. As a High-level climate leader recognised by the UN for the delivery Net Zero 2030 plan she works with Fortune 500 clients to accelerate and implement their climate commitments. Her own personal commitment to climate change is the delivery of climate champion resources to her investment network, and over 10 million Empathy Economy businesses in 173 countries.
Graduate in law by the University of Valencia with an LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law from Queen Mary University of London and a Master in Legal Practice from CEU San Pablo University. Isabel gained her first professional experience in the commercial law and energy law department of a prestigious Spanish law firm, by providing legal advice in company law matters and the development of solar projects from both corporate and public law perspective. Her main areas of practice are energy law and corporate law, specializing in the development of renewable energy projects.
Environmental Engineer with a strong interest and expertise in Sustainability and Green Solutions. Gianluca has a Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering and obtained a Master’s Degree in Protection and restoration of the environment. He loves investing his time and energy in sustainable businesses and technologies that have a positive impact on people, environment, and economy. With experience in the construction of photovoltaic plants in Southern Euro area, he is part of the Sun Capital Development Partners team as Project Manager.
Jorge Pablo Muñiz
Head of Operations
During his degree in Mechanical Engineering, Pablo had the opportunity to attend the Solar Energy Institute of Madrid where he was able to learn about the progress and growing interest in photovoltaics. Since then, his connection to photovoltaics has not stopped. He studied a Master in Renewable Energies and Environment, and he have worked since then in companies involved in different aspects of the photovoltaics projects: a tracker manufacturer, a developer and now, for more than a year in Sun Capital Development Partners where he head the company’s operations.
Graduate in Accounting and Finance. Jesus started as an administrative accountant in a consultancy where he was in charge of the accounting of different companies, as well as their management. Subsequently he have worked in an additive company for engine maintenance in the administration department. Since mid-2021 he am working at Sun Capital Development Partners where he care for the all the companies treasury, control, accounting and administration.
Graduated in Finance and Accounting from the University of Valencia. After finishing her degree, Alicia started in banking where she carried out tasks related to administration and accounting. Also, she has experience in the industrial sector. Attracted by the world of renewable energies, she started in Sun Capital Development Partners giving support in the accounting department. Her great interest in the company operations leads her to want to expand her knowledge; as an example of this nowadays, she supports the technical area in the search for land opportunities.
Accounts & Admin
Graduated in Business Administration and Management in Segovia, specializing in banking, finance, Jimena started working in consultancies and advisory firms, followed by companies in the sales, recycling and construction sectors. She has worked in the areas of communication, accounting, and sales. Now, she is part of the Sun Capital Development Partners team as an accountant and administrator. There is no doubt that the renewable energy sector is essential for a balanced and sustainable future.
Alex has been involved in the Financial sector since 1993 and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the company. She started her career at Deloitte and, more recently, Alex spent 10 years with Morgan Stanley’s Research Team in Canary Wharf as an Editorial and Production Assistant. Alex deals with all things administrative at Megawatt Mosaic, ensuring the smooth operation of the company with her excellent IT and organisational skills, robust knowledge of office management and efficient handling of client enquiries. Her attention to detail and ‘can do’ approach adds a reassuring dynamic that both supports the company and meets client needs.
Amanda has recently joined MM as part of the Investor Relations team. She is delighted to be working with such a great team on these exciting, innovative projects. Prior to this she worked at CIBC for 17 years with the Investment Banking team and the Equities desk. She was responsible for their international roadshows and client events. Client relationships has been a main part of her previous roles and it is something which she enjoy.
Jane is an experienced, strategic, PR and marketing professional with more than 20 years under her belt. She spent a decade working as a PR specialist, grounding her skills with the media, crisis, internal and corporate communications, print and design, publications, events and senior client management. Laterally, she has held several key senior roles including PR director, regional director and managing director of a satellite site at a fully integrated marketing agency. She has worked across a variety of sectors including energy, renewables, financial, manufacturing and professional services. At MM, Jane is leading external communications across the portfolio.
Paul Vousden FCIPR
Paul is an experienced and successful senior executive working with companies to deliver results and manage transformation or business as usual. He combines strong strategic and analytic skills with the ability to drive delivery and change. His experience comes from being an entrepreneur. He started his own PR and marketing company which he built from zero to a highly successful million-pound fee business for 10 years before exiting in a management buyout. He then went on to an interim career working with a wide range of large and small public and private sector companies providing transformation and business services ‘in house. In recent years he has worked with many early-stage companies to help them with their strategic planning, market narratives and securing equity investment. Paul is passionate about projects that have a positive impact on the world in the face of enormous ‘climate change’ challenges and the need to find new, sustainable ways of supporting clean energy and a circular economy. With two grown up children and two small grand children he is acutely aware of the need to pass on a positive legacy to future generations.
Grants, Subsidies & Credits
Colm has extensive experience of green and environmental inventions through his work as a multilingual translation professional specialising in intellectual property (IP) and marketing since 2015. He is a Qualified Member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting and provides language services both as a freelancer and agency owner. His background spans various countries and industries including recycling, finance, tourism, education, telecommunications and software. Colm is a keen supporter of initiatives and innovation for sustainable development. He is delighted to contribute to the team by strengthening its fundraising efforts.