Andrew Aldridge

Andrew Aldridge

Partner – Edinburgh, UK


Andrew has a 20 year track record as a private equity investor, project/corporate financier and project developer, investing in the alternative energy sector across Europe, Middle East and Emerging Markets – Africa, Asia and Latin America. Most recently, he has focused on the development of renewable energy and clean energy solutions across Europe and Africa and the development of UK based early-stage technology ventures in energy, transport and waste.

Experience:
  • Led the investment business of Climate Change Capital (CCC) in China until 2010, funding the development of clean energy projects and associated technology companies. He managed a team that completed over 30 deals, managing an investment portfolio of over €500m.
  • Prior to CCC, Andrew headed up the Power Group at CDC Group, building a €350m portfolio of investments in private power projects and privatised utilities – across generation, transmission and distribution. This portfolio formed the basis of the Globeleq business, launched in 2002.
  • Led the evaluation and investment in early stage cleantech companies for an angel syndicate.
Credentials: CDC Group/Actis, Climate Change Capital, PwC