Fiona is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 35 years’ experience. Since co-founding PEP in 1989, she has started multiple companies, often with partners, and supervised their financial and accounting systems and performances. This includes a joint venture between a large Japanese Trading House and a Danish wind turbine manufacturer, with operational bases in San Diego, Montreal, London and Penzance, where her responsibilities included accounting, financial control and Company Secretary roles for group and project companies.
She has worked with a London Stock Exchange listed fund supervising accounting and Ofgem regulatory functions and has done the same for a PEP joint venture with ESB, the Irish State Utility.
She has recruited and managed teams to provide comprehensive budgeting, financial control and accounting functions and currently provides financial control for two Aviva Investor companies operating over 20 low carbon energy projects in the UK.
Closer to home, she is a member of the Strategy Board of the ICAEW’s South West region and has acted as the Company Secretary of the Renewable Energy Office for Cornwall for 20 years.