In 2007 David co-founded BNRG Renewables a solar development company specialising in the development, construction and operation of utility scale solar PV projects. In a short number of years the company has developed and constructed a significant portfolio of projects with a value of circa $250m and has operations in five different countries across three continents (Europe, USA and Africa). In more recent years BNRG has evolved into holding on to its projects and owns a portfolio of operational assets in the UK. David is an environmental scientist by profession and holds Masters degrees from National University of Ireland and the University of Wales, in Environmental Sciences and Resource Management. With over 20 years in the environmental and renewable energy sectors, he is consulted frequently on complex environmental and energy issues. David is a Founding Member of the Alliance for Affordable Solar Energy ‘AFASE’ and Chairman of the Irish Solar Energy Association ‘ISEA”. David held positions with the Environmental Protection Agency with responsibility for Research & Development.