CmY Consultants

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The Executive



CmY Consultants was founded by Charles Yates to help clients to profitably develop, finance and operate renewable and other infrastructure projects.  We pride ourselves on working closely and effectively with clients to co-develop effective solutions which deliver secure, sustainable energy which create lasting value.


Charles is a specialist in regulated utilities with a passion for policy and transactions which are sustainable and deliver value. He has advised on the procurement of more than £1.4billion of transmission links from four offshore wind farms to the on-shore grid. Additionally as a Governor of London South East Colleges Group and a member of the Finance Committee I am pleased to be directing an important part of the local community which is serving 13,000 students with a £52m turnover.


CmY has access to associates who combine into tailored teams to deliver multidisciplinary projects. Skills include financial modelling, business planning, regulatory compliance, procurement support, bid support and business valuation.


Associates include:

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•  Mark Pepper

Mark is an accomplished management professional with significant project and commercial experience. He has considerable knowledge of offshore wind and marine renewable technologies, and engineering.


This has been founded on a strong background within the construction industry, often managing multi-disciplined teams and stakeholders through all phases of a project.


Originally working in Industrial Design, Mark has developed wide-ranging experience in a number of industry sectors utilising strong team management and leadership skills to effectively motivate and communicate at all levels. He is regularly engaged as the lead consultant, taking a project through from feasibility to handover including coordinating specialist consultants and contractors and negotiating statutory approvals and consents.


He has the experience and the ability to establish and implement client requirements, develop effective proposals, identify specialist requirements and grasp technical issues to progress a proposal through to successful implementation.