Meet the team

Our experienced Generation Sales team will work closely with you on your generation project, wherever you are on your journey. As well as developing a PPA to suit your needs, they will be your main point of contact to support you on a day-to-day basis.

For more information about how we could help your business, please contact us.

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Iain Robertson – Vice President Renewables

Iain joined SmartestEnergy in 2008 as a Business Development Manager before becoming Generation Sales Manager and then taking up his current position in March 2017. Iain also established the company’s Glasgow office in 2011.

He leads SmartestEnergy’s Renewables Group, which is responsible for the end-to-end PPA journey of our generation customers as well as working with other stakeholders.

Iain’s previous industry experience includes roles in Energy Trading, Technical Services and Metering Services with ScottishPower. He has also served on the board of Scottish Renewables.

Iain has a BEng (Hons) in Environmental Engineering and a Postgraduate Diploma in Energy Systems & the Environment from the University of Strathclyde.

Stephen McInally - Business Development Team Manager

Stephen joined SmartestEnergy in August 2011 as a Business Development Manager before becoming Business Development Team Manager in 2017.

In his current role he is responsible for providing SmartestEnergy’s suite of PPA products and services to generation customers.

Stephen, who is based in our Glasgow office, is a qualified Electrical Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the energy sector, having previously held various roles in Contracting and as a Senior Account Manager, Metering Services Engineer and Electrical Engineer within the ScottishPower group.

Matt Neve - Senior Business Development Manager

Matt Neve joined SmartestEnergy in 2008 and has been in his current role as Business Development Manager in the Generation Sales team since 2010. In this role, Matt works closely with generation customers across Great Britain, negotiating and structuring Power Purchase Agreements to help them maximise the return on their projects.

Prior to joining SmartestEnergy, Matt was part of the B2B Industrial & Commercial Sales Team working in Commercial Pricing and Account Management at E.ON Energy.

Richard Jones - Business Development Manager

Richard joined SmartestEnergy in 2012 as a Business Development Manager for Generation Sales. In his role Richard is responsible for negotiating standard and complex Power Purchase Agreements to help maximise the return on their projects.

He has over 12 years industry experience, including 10 years at Npower, predominantly in Industrial and Commercial Markets with significant exposure to both Generation and Retail.