Capita Symonds Appoints Director for Energy Consultancy

15 February 2011

Capita Symonds has appointed David Coyne as Director for Energy Consultancy.

David joins the company from Perpetual Energy Limited which for the last six years has been one of the UK’s fastest growing renewable energy businesses. David, who founded the company in 2004, was responsible for developing a £6m turnover business which employs 25 staff. He also has a background in finance and large scale business solutions having worked for both IBM and CapGemini.

At Capita Symonds David will be working with a number of local authorities and large commercial clients developing alternative funding options to enable the uptake of renewable energy solutions. 

Neil McLocklin, Director of Consulting and Advisory Services for Capita Symonds, said “We’ve appointed David to drive forward our rapidly expanding renewable energy division which offers a range of services for both commercial businesses and public sector organisations. Not only do we help client cut energy costs, we are also at the forefront of enabling companies to profit from renewable energy by adopting the best strategy, selecting the optimum technology, and utlising the most appropriate funding options.”

“Having overseen Europe’s largest PV (Photovoltaic) evaluation for IKEA, David is the perfect fit. He will undoubtedly help us to develop and grow our business in this exciting sector,” he adds.

David says: “The capacity and capability that Capita Symonds brings to help energy strategy is immense. We are looking at Solar PV, Wind, Biomass CHP through to multi-MW biomass power stations as well as large scale urban mixed use schemes.”