Duncan Reid | Director

Duncan is responsible for overseeing Ingenious’ Infrastructure sector investments, including all Ventures investments. Duncan is an Ingenious board member and sits on the board of all 9 Ingenious Infrastructure Ventures EIS Investee Companies.  He also sits on our Infrastructure Investment Committee.

Duncan started his career in the music business before obtaining an engineering degree at Imperial College and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Touche Ross (later Deloitte).

Duncan was then Business Development Manager for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group and Finance Director of The Really Useful Theatre Company prior to becoming Financial Director of Nottingham Forest Plc during its flotation. Duncan has been with Ingenious since its first day of operations.

Neil Forster | CEO

As well as being CEO of the Ingenious group, Neil oversees the operation of Ingenious Infrastructure’s portfolio of clean energy producing assets, including approximately 100MW of UK solar and on-shore wind assets, a portfolio of 7 anaerobic digestion plants, utilising both gas to grid and CHP technology and a further portfolio of 3 anaerobic digestion development assets.  Neil has sat on the Investment Committee for all Ingenious Infrastructure investments since the creation of the Infrastructure division.

Stuart Homewood | Raw Energy, CEO

Stuart is an Asset Manager for Ingenious Infrastructure and works across all renewable technologies supporting in wind, solar and anaerobic digestion.

Stuart has worked in the renewable energy sector for 11 years and started his career with Low Carbon developing the UK’s first three 5MW solar farms. Since then, he has developed c.180MW of solar PV and has provided support and consultancy on hundreds of MW of solar, wind and AD for various developers and funds. He now heads up Raw Energy who have worked closely with Ingenious for over six years. Stuart’s main areas of expertise are in development, construction and optimisation of renewable energy assets, whilst retaining a strong commercial focus.

Stuart greatly enjoys working in this sector and playing a part in the clean energy transition.


Sam Forrest | Raw Energy, Renewable Energy Consultant

Sam is an asset manager for the Ingenious wind and solar assets and is focused on managing and optimising Ingenious’s operational portfolio.

Sam has over six years’ experience in the renewable energy sector in technologies of solar, wind, AD, biomass and CHP. Over the years he has worked with financial institutions and funds as a project manager, developer and in M&A advisory positions with experience in greenfield development as well as in the management and optimisation of operational assets.

Sam ensures efficient work flows to repeatedly deliver robust projects with strong commercial drivers.

Harriet Burrell-Knipe | Raw Energy, Grid Manager

Harriet is Asset Manager for Ingenious Infrastructure, managing the anaerobic digestion portfolio and supporting the solar and wind portfolios.

Harriet has worked in the renewable energy sector for over nine years, gaining extensive experience in the end-to-end process of developing renewable projects. Starting at Inazin where she had a dual role of Project Coordinator and Grid Manager, contributing to the development of 173MW of large-scale solar installation. She then joined Raw Energy as Head of Project Delivery, managing solar and anaerobic digestion projects through development, due diligence, construction, and operation.

Harriet is a highly organised, process driven professional with a passion for the industry.

The information on this page is correct as at the time of writing, but may be subject to change.

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