SHAUN KINGSBURY CBE
Shaun Kingsbury CBE is Chairman of CNG Fuels, the leading provider in the United Kingdom of biomethane for heavy goods vehicle transport. Additionally, Shaun is Chairman of Renewable Power Capital, a company established by CPPIB to develop, build and operate wind and solar assets across Europe. He also serves as a director of Climate Real Impact Solutions III Acquisition Corporation, a US-based SPAC, which filed its intention to float on 5 March 2021 and which will target a business combination in the climate transition sector in North America.
Shaun was the first CEO of the UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB), the world’s first low carbon investment bank. Shaun established the bank in 2012 with the backing of the UK Government and it quickly became the leading investor in renewable energy in the UK, financing over £12 billion of clean energy projects.
Shaun also helped to establish the Green Bank Network, a club of the world’s leading green banking institutions before stepping down as CEO upon the successful sale of the GIB in August 2017 to Macquarie. Shaun was also the Executive Chairman of the GIB’s Offshore Wind Fund, which with £1.1 billion of assets under management, was Europe’s largest renewable energy fund upon close. This capital was raised and fully invested in just over two years.
Prior to establishing GIB, Shaun was responsible for European activities at Hudson Clean Energy Partners, a US clean energy firm and prior to that held senior positions at both Shell and Centrica.
Shaun has a Business Studies degree from the Ulster University in Belfast where he grew up and is married with two children. Shaun spends his spare time with his family and engaged in the Formula E international racing circuit where he has been involved with the Envision Virgin Racing team for the last two years.