Chris Gaydon

Chris joined Octopus Renewables as an Investment Director in 2015, is a long-standing member of the Investment Committee and a director on several wind and solar SPVs. Chris originated and led one of the largest wind farm portfolio acquisitions in the UK valued at c.£320m and led the Transactions Team that delivered over £1bn of debt and equity transactions.

Chris now focuses on the origination of acquisition opportunities and has oversight of the transactions from investment through to operations.

Prior to joining Octopus, Chris was Business Development Director at Falck Renewables where he had a range of roles, including M&A and leading greenfield development in France and Poland. Chris holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) degree and a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) degree from the University of Sydney.