Our Team

Robert Miles

Managing Director


Rob qualified as a Lawyer, and has been involved in the solar industry for nearly 10 years, working throughout central Europe and the U.K.

He has worked with large funds including Bluefield Infrastructure, Oxford Capital, Magnetar, and with Blue-Chip companies such as Tata, Toyota, DS Smith and News UK.

His range of experience includes securing land for purchase or rental, liaising with Network Operator’s for consent for connections, identifying EPC contractors to engage with, and ensuring financial security for clients.

Rob has previously worked for several large organisations in the energy sector eg.Conergy and British gas Solar, where he was the commercial lead on the board and developed a scalable community energy model. He also worked on procurement, leading negotiations that secured contracts of c£20m of revenue.

Iain Beath

Executive Director

Iain qualified in biochemistry and computer science and then moved into the renewable sector in 2003 when he started his green consultancy and development company Renewable Power. The company has worked across most terrestrial renewable energy technologies and has developed around 100MW of solar PV capacity, which is meeting on average the electricity supply of about 30,000. He is now working on a pipeline of c.150MW of UK storage opportunities.

He is a consultant and board member for several clean tech innovation companies including ET Index and Mongoose Energy Coop. With an extensive network of contacts and his wealth of experience, Iain is now committed to moving Immersa forwards to help establish energy storage which is urgently needed to support the renewables industry in the UK.

Neil Harris

Business Development

C.Eng., F.I.Struct.E, F.I.C.E.
Chartered Construction Manager, F.C.I.O.B.

Neil qualified as a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Builder/Construction Manager. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building.

In 1990, he advised on some of the first wind energy projects that were developed in Cornwall and Wales. He subsequently worked on developments in Europe, Africa, North America the Indian sub-continent, Australia and New Zealand. He has been a technical advisor for many of the U.K.’s largest power generation companies (Npower, E.ON, Scottish Power, Scottish & Southern and EdF) on renewable energy projects.

In 2005 Neil joined Renewable Energy Generation (REG) Ltd., an AIM listed fund set up to invest in renewable energy schemes. As a Director at REG Holdings, he led the full procurement, construction and operation of 20 new renewable energy projects in the UK and overseas.

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