Tim Matthews

Tim Matthews

Business Development Manager

Tim has worked in the renewables development / construction industry for 17 years and has broad experience across the environmental, engineering, development and land security aspects of the sector. He has a degree in Environmental Management and is also qualified in electrical and mechanical engineering.

With a career history encompassing Environmental Protection, Planning Enforcement and Development Management, Tim has overseen the process of securing (and ensuring compliance with) all consents necessary to facilitate the development and pre-construction of UK onshore wind developments, from inception to financial close.

Tim has a wealth of Project Management experience to draw upon, as well as a strong understanding of the development process required to identify sites, gain necessary consents, and subsequently facilitate the construction of onshore wind energy projects in the UK. This well-rounded experience makes Tim the perfect Business Development Manager to drive Nevis forward as we continue to expand and win new projects.

In particular, Tim classes his career highlights as:

  • Securing the post planning / pre construction consents required to both build and energise Tirgwynt Wind Farm, Wales (24MW) prior to closure of the UK’s Renewables Obligation scheme.
  • Securing planning consent for the 36MW Green Rigg Wind Farm, England, following a 12 month co-joined public inquiry.
  • Securing land and planning consents for other Wind Farm (and other renewables projects) throughout the UK
  • Improving the reliability and availability of an islanded hydro-electric power system at Kissizi Hospital (Uganda).

Outside of work, Tim is our very own Iron Man, competing in many a Triathlon across the UK and Europe. Tim has also been a member of Durham Triathlon since c.2013 and assists the Head Coach with delivery of the extensive club training program. A keen outdoor adventurer, Tim is also a member of Elvet Striders running club, is a L2 BTF Qualified Triathlon Coach, a L2 Group Exercise Coach and an L3 Personal Fitness Instructor.