Renewable Exchange welcomes James Strong as the new Chief Operating Officer
James Strong assumes the role of Chief Operating Officer at Renewable Exchange, the leading online PPA marketplace and data insights platform for renewable energy generators.
Following another year of accelerated growth despite the uncertainty in the energy sector in 2022, Renewable Exchange gears up for their international expansion and new product launches in 2023.
Robert Ogden, CEO and Founder of Renewable Exchange, comments: “I’m delighted to welcome James to our senior leadership team. It’s a pivotal moment for the business with great new projects in the pipeline for 2023 and beyond and James’ knowledge, skills and experience will be invaluable to our growth plans.”
James Strong brings a wealth of experience in leadership and business operations across a range of industries from energy to specialty consumer products. His background in commercial and marketing, operational and financial departments offers a wide range of knowledge and hands-on skills developing brands, products and, crucially, effective strategies for growth.
Prior to joining Renewable Exchange, he was a Director at Colonna Industries Group and Chief Operating Officer at Colonna Coffee. James worked closely with the founder and board to grow business capabilities and open up new markets to drive the Group’s expansion. Following a 2-month career break to travel across South America, James returns to the energy sector joining Renewable Exchange in the Bristol office. At this critical point, his goal is to lead business expansion and successful delivery of further disruptive solutions and technological advancement for renewables in the UK and beyond.
“Renewable Exchange’s progress in the past few years has been phenomenal. I’m really excited to be joining such an innovative company and to use my experience operating international businesses to help turn their ambitious vision into reality. You’ll be sure to hear more about Renewable Exchange as we bring more fair and transparent energy trading solutions into Europe,” says James Strong.
The appointment of new COO will enable Renewable Exchange to continue on its growth trajectory and maximise the potential of the innovative team behind the PPA platform which changed the shape of green power trading in the UK.