Ross Grier

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Ross is the Chief Operating Officer and Head of UK Investments at NextEnergy Capital and a member of the Investment Committee for NextEnergy Solar Fund.

Ross oversees and is a member of the investment committee for the listed fund NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) and NextPower UK ESG, a private fund focused on unsubsidised UK solar and storage.

Since joining NEC in Nov 2013 Ross has led the M&A team, deploying over £1.5bn of assets, delivering over 900MW of transactions across more than 90 deals to the listed NESF fund. Ross has overseen the development of >1 GW of solar and battery storage projects for the UK market. He has developed acquisition, project and operational documents, joint venture and development framework agreements and created innovative/strategic opex and M&A relationships.
Ross created and leads the company’s biodiversity and nature positivity programme and its delivery of market leading ESG successes for NESF.

Ross began his career working as an analyst at ExxonMobil. He has worked across the business spectrum from SME and start-up businesses, to FTSE 250 and government organizations. Extensive experience in programme process and change management across a variety of subject matters and organisations, from automotive to renewable energy sectors