Matt Setchell

Matt is Co-head of Octopus Renewables, a team that he started nine years ago and has built to 70 people with over £3 billion of energy assets under management. During this time, Matt led Octopus’s investment into Lightsource Renewable Energy (now Lightsource BP) and oversaw the growth of that business from start-up to exit. He also led the team’s expansion strategy from an initial focus on UK solar PV into on-shore wind and other renewable energy assets across Europe and Australia.

Matt is Chairman of the Octopus Renewables Investment Committee and member of Octopus Investment’s Executive Committee.

Prior to Octopus, Matt was an investment manager at Shore Capital and a manager at PwC. He has an MBA from Cambridge University and an Economics degree from Bristol University.