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Meet the team

Drawing on decades of utility-scale power sector experience, our Netherlands management team is pushing the boundaries of smart energy.

Netherlands Team

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Conor McGuigan

Director of Business Development, Europe

Since the very beginning, Conor has been one of the driving forces of planning and development at Lightsource. As Director of Business Development, Conor has been responsible for the development and acquisition of all our large-scale solar projects in the UK and Ireland, including a ground-breaking floating solar installation. In his previous role as Director of Acquisitions, Conor used his wide experience in the public and private planning sectors to continue Lightsource’s development and expand our diverse portfolio including managing our land business and acquisitions in the UK. In 2017 he established Lightsource BP operations in Australia, before returning to the UK. Currently heading up our Development teams across Europe, Conor’s expansive knowledge of the solar industry is crucial in cementing Lightsource BP’s role as a global energy leader.

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Adrian Wasiak,

Head of Business Development

Adrian Wasiak joined the Dutch management team at Lightsource BP in early 2019, taking on the role of Head of Business Development. Adrian brings to this role over a decade of experience in financial and energy markets. He started his career at Rabobank, where his main focus was credit analysis and executing funding applications for infrastructure and renewable projects throughout Europe. Before joining Lightsource BP, Adrian worked for Eurus Energy as their Business Development Manager, responsible for the acquisition and funding of wind energy projects in Europe. At Lightsource BP, Adrian is responsible for the strategy determination and management of the team, who are engaged in the financing, development and operation of large-scale solar projects in the Netherlands. Adrian has a Masters’ degree in International Business Administration from the University of Groningen, and another in Economics from the University of Uppsala in Sweden. He is also a CFA Charterholder (Chartered Financial Analyst).

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Michel Verburg

Business Development Manager

Michel has been active in the solar energy market since 2013, where he gained a wealth of experience as a Consultant at a leading technical advisory firm in the Netherlands. He has carried out many solar projects in both the Netherlands and abroad, with significant experience in the fields of due diligence, connection of solar plants to the grid, and most recently, responsible for the commercial activities of the solar energy team. As Business Development Manager at Lightsource BP, Michel applies his breadth of technical and commercial knowledge to initiate and execute solar projects in the Netherlands, strengthening the position of Lightsource BP in the Dutch market.

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We believe a company works best when you hire good people and give them room to flourish. Hiring the best talent is key to our high-volume execution and helps us to attract and retain further talent as well as best-in-class capital.