Ben Sheppard

  • Partner
  • Head of Infrastructure & Energy
Ben Sheppard Feb 2018

Ben has 20 years’ experience of complex energy, infrastructure and PPP/PFI projects. He is recognised for his expertise in energy from waste, renewables and low carbon energy. Recent matters on which Ben has advised include:

  • MVV Environment – acting for one of the UK’s leading EfW owner-operators on a range of PPP and merchant EfW projects
  • Northumbrian Water – advising on a range of solar farm developments with private wire power purchase agreements
  • Net Zero NW Cluster – advising on the collaboration agreement to deliver the NW Net Zero Cluster which has secured circa £100m in government grant funding to deliver net zero projects in the North West
  • Arla Foods – advising a leading food manufacturing business on energy efficiency and renewable energy schemes involving combined heat and power, anaerobic digestion and solar
  • Grissan – acting for the UK’s leading developer-owner-operators of anaerobic digestion biomethane facilities, generating and supplying green gas and ultra-low carbon road transport fuel to industry
  • Hospital PFIs – acting for one of the UK’s largest facilities management contractors in connection with variations to a number of operational PFI projects

In their words

"The challenges of net zero and the circular economy are transforming every sector of business in the UK. With the policy and regulatory landscape adapting rapidly in line with societal views on climate change, we have to be on our toes to help our clients respond quickly and sustainably. Delivering clean energy, low carbon infrastructure and sustainability is a key challenge and a huge opportunity for our clients in all sectors of the economy."

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