James joined the company in 2016 and is based in the London office. His responsibilities include leading Lightsource’s corporate development, equity fundraising, and overall oversight of international operations. James is a member of Lightsource’s Investment Committee and a Board Director. Prior to joining Lightsource, James had an impressive career in private equity, spanning 13 years, with energy investment leadership roles at Advent International, First Reserve and most recently as co-head of Energy Investment in EMEA for Goldman Sachs MBD (formerly PIA). James received his Masters and BA degree in Physics from Merton College, University of Oxford.
Need to know
Lightsource BP is a global market leader in the development, acquisition and long-term management of large-scale solar projects and smart energy solutions. Our projects generate competitively-priced, dependable, clean energy for businesses and communities.
At our core we have always excelled as a utility-scale solar project developer, with incredibly strong in-house planning and development capabilities. Unlike our competitors, we are the owner as well as the planner, developer, operator, and manager.
We firmly believe that the delivery of solar alongside smart energy solutions will play a major role in the future of global energy.