Jim is responsible for investment management in the cogeneration (CHP), biomass, advanced solar and energy storage sectors, and provides technical support for the Enercap group for project execution and asset management.
Jim has 15 years global experience as CEO/MD of leading energy technology companies and project ventures including CHP, biomass, inverters, batteries, waste to energy, large scale GTCC (ABB, Swiss) and innovative wind turbines (RWE Innogy Investment). Jim has substantial experience in the development, execution and operation of large and small scale (distributed) energy projects.
Jim is a Fellow of the Energy Institute.
George Formandl came to EnerCap from Kilcullen Kapital Partners where he was a Partner and responsible for private equity investments into real estate, MBOs and special situations. George is a Czech-Canadian who has been based in the region since 1997. He joined Kilcullen Kapital Partners in 2003 after several years of consulting with A.T. Kearney and independently. Before that he was Managing Director of a start-up that was the first online brokerage in CEE trading on the U.S. stock market.
George was a Founding Partner of EnerCap, where he has been responsible for origination, screening, investment management, Fund management and advisory. He is now focused on business development as the group continues to expand its scope of business and source new renewable energy investment opportunities across the region.
Ewan came to EnerCap from Kilcullen Kapital Partners where he was a Partner and Director of Investments, responsible for Structured Finance and other financial services related interests.
Ewan has gained extensive experience in Corporate Finance with NatWest’s Investment Banking Division in the UK (Hawkpoint) focusing on the Financial Services Sector advising clients on mergers, acquisitions and disposals ranging in value from GBP50 million to GBP350 million. Ewan has also broad experience as a Management Consultant and headed the Financial Services Team at Lorien Consulting plc. He spent a number of his early years serving with a commission in the British Army (Royal Engineers).
Ewan has an MBA from Bradford University and a degree in Civil Engineering from Manchester University.
Alastair has over 20 years’ experience in evaluating and delivering large, complex projects across a range of technical disciplines. As a Managing Consultant in PA Consulting Group’s Strategy & Marketing practice he was responsible for evaluating the financial viability, financing proposals and managing the negotiations for a number of large UK Government Private Finance Initiative projects. Following this he became the practice head for Performance and Change Management at Impact Plus plc.
Alastair has worked in a number of regions, including United States, South America, Western Europe, Scandinavia and the Middle East.
Alastair has a degree in Chemistry and spent his early career as an Officer in the Royal Navy.
Alastair has responsibility for supplier contracts, compliance, accounting and reporting and is responsible for the day to day operations and activities for EnerCap Power Fund I and its assets.
Alastair has been responsible for the negotiation and conclusion of Service Availability Agreements, Balance of Plant and Operation and Management contracts for several large / major renewable energy projects located in Poland, Czech Republic, Romania and Croatia.
Shane is responsible for capital structuring and arranging senior debt for EnerCap’s investments and also managing EnerCap’s extensive banking relationships. Shane also heads up EnerCap’s Advisory team advising clients on raising debt finance and financial modelling.
Shane joined EnerCap in November 2007 with over 12 years of expertise in project finance and M&A in the energy sector. He has been a Director in the Energy and Utilities team at Fortis Bank in London for two years where he originated and executed project financing underwritings for wind and landfill gas projects.
Prior to this, he was a Director in the Energy Advisory team at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he spent eight years working on transactions across Western and Eastern Europe. Prior to PwC, Shane worked at Mott MacDonald where he acted as a technical adviser to lenders to power projects.
Shane holds an MBA from ESCP Europe in France and a Bachelor in Engineering from Monash University in Australia.