Meet the Harmony Team

Peter Kavanagh, CEO

Peter founded Harmony Energy in 2010 having spent ten years in finance. He has over 16 years’ experience in the renewable energy sector, in financing and development. Peter is also a Director of Jones Food Company, Europe’s largest high care Hydroponics facility now majority owned by Ocado Group.

Alex Thornton, Operations Director

Alex has over 14 years’ experience managing fast growing businesses in the UK energy sector. He co-founded WindCare Limited – a leading Balance of Plant contractor to the onshore wind market.

Pete Grogan, Commercial Director

Pete is a City trained lawyer with over 14 years of business and legal experience. He has advised and worked for a broad range of companies across the energy sector including start-ups, hi-tech/high-growth companies and some of the largest energy providers in the UK. Pete’s project development experience includes over 5MWs of roof-top solar projects, over 200MWs of solar farm projects and over 500MWs of battery storage projects.

James Ritchie, Board Director

James is an award-winning serial entrepreneur with a strong background in renewables. He has over 12 years’ experience as an executive in the energy sector and worked supplying some of the largest companies in the industry. He was formerly founder and CEO of Tekmar Group Plc and is currently Chairman of Energi Coast and CEO of Ritchie Bland Energy Ltd.

Gary Camplejohn, Technical Director

Prior to joining Harmony Gary was a Commercial Engineer with Northern Powergrid where he worked with developers on new connections throughout Yorkshire and the North East England. He is an electrical engineer having spent his early career specialising in military avionic systems in locations around the world, before moving into the energy sector.

Louise Leyland, Planning Consultant

Louise is a chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and has been working on projects in the renewable energy sector for over 10 years. Louise’s planning project experience includes battery storage facilities and large scale solar and wind farms, where she has co-ordinated the planning process from the Pre-Application stage, through to consent.

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