CEO and founder
Jo has successfully founded, grown and sold two previous companies. After obtaining a science degree with an emphasis on environmental pollution, Jo worked for a global pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca before spotting a niche in the market to start her first business. Jo achieved 75% of Hospital Trusts purchasing her products and enjoyed collaboration with Royal Colleges to improve efficiency and reduce costs within the NHS for quality processes. Through founding Solivus® Jo has developed excellent relationships with international prize-winning engineering teams to add value and create exciting energy solutions for the future.
James Bulley OBE
James Bulley is a senior executive providing strategic advice to boards, governments and financial institutions on the delivery and operation of complex, mega projects. His specialist expertise includes venues, mega events, mixed-use property developments and major construction projects. James is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and was awarded an OBE in the 2013 New Year's Honours list and the Olympic Order for services to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Matt is responsible for Armstrong’s UK solar and flexible power investments. He is also a Director of the Solar Trade Association and chair of its Large Scale Solar Working Group. Over the past 6 years he has held board positions on energy companies he has invested in. He was previously a Senior Investment Manager at Foresight Group where he led origination and made investments in over £400m of energy projects. Over five years, he was central to building one of Europe’s largest solar portfolios and making investments into some of the first utility scale battery storage facilities in the UK.
Before joining Solivus Brian was Head of Capital Markets EMEA at BNY Mellon and holds a Masters in Engineering and Computer Science from Oxford University. He was formerly Head of Flow Rates EMEA at Nomura and Global Head of Sterling Delta Trading at RBS. He has been a Non Executive Director on the board of Invest and Fund for over five years and is a 12 year veteran of P2P investing. Brian has always been fascinated by technology and believes that new innovations in the technology sphere will drive a new energy revolution that will be akin to the industrial revolution.
Adrian is an experienced commercial lawyer. Previously a partner at Dentons, specialising in media finance, broadcasting, gambling, film, marketing, sponsorship, media content/rights and sport. He is a member of the arbitrators panel of the International Film and Television Alliance and is also a visiting lecturer at the Erich Pommer Film Institute in Berlin. He serves as a non-executive director of British Association for Sport and the Law.