Ben is a member of the Strategic Leader Team and is Group Consulting Partner, leading the strategic development and collaboration of Cornwall Insight’s consulting workstreams. Ben undertook a BSC in Business Management and a Masters degree in International Economics at the University of East Anglia where he is now on the Advisory Board for the School of Environmental Science.
At Cornwall Insight Ben has specialised in policy, regulation and market development in both wholesale and retail markets, with a particular focus on renewable energy. Areas of expertise include:
- merger and acquisition due diligence (renewables, metering, conventional generation and retail, renewables support mechanisms (RO, FiT and CfD), wholesale and generation markets
- routes to market (PPAs and intermediaries)
- retail market entry and emerging markets (including storage and small-scale flexibility)
Ben is also co-chair of Cornwall’s monthly hosted Green Generators Group, which debates issues of importance to independent renewables generators. He is a lead trainer for his subject specialisms, including renewables, trading/ routes to market and generation.