Santander Corporate & Commercial has appointed John Sturman as the new Relationship Director – Renewable Energy for Thames Valley and South West in the UK.
Based at the Corporate Business Centre in Bristol, John will specialise in working with local renewable energy businesses and will be responsible for building new customer relationships as the bank looks to expand further into the region and sector. He joins a 7 strong team in the Santander Corporate & Commercial Renewable Energy lending unit.
John previously worked for RPS Renewables and has 15 years of experience working in the sector as a consultant and project developer, giving him an in depth understanding of the needs of clients and enabling him to provide invaluable support throughout the project lifecycle.
Kevin Higgins, Divisional Head and Howard Whitehead, Head of Renewable Energy for Santander Corporate & Commercial, said:
“We are delighted to welcome John Sturman to our team. Santander Corporate & Commercial has established itself as a major supporter of UK renewable energy businesses and is committed to building long-lasting relationships with our customers so that we are able to provide tailored support at every stage of their projects.
“We are committed to growing our relationship teams to provide this dedicated support for more local businesses, as our own business continues to expand and grow. John is an experienced renewable energy expert committed to supporting businesses in the Midlands, Thames Valley and the South West, and we wish him every success in his new role.”