SMART ENERGY AND STORAGE Area overview See all work areas Johnny Gowdy, commercial director Johnny is a director of Regen and leads the development of our commercial projects. Johnny is a Philosophy, Politics and Economics graduate from The Queen’s College Oxford. He comes from a commercial background in supply chain management, energy, oil and gas and consulting having previously been a partner within the energy practice of the global consultancy firm Accenture . Since joining Regen in 2008, Johnny has lead our work in the offshore and marine energy sector including the establishment of the South West Marine Energy Park and the Bristol Tidal Energy Forum. While leading Regen’s project and advisory service work in mariner, he has co-authored a number of market insight and policy papers and was an influential member of the UK Marine Energy Programme Board. As well as marine energy Johnny has been looking more broadly at the UK’s future energy strategy including the shift towards smarter and more decentralised energy systems. He is a regular conference speaker has given lectures and workshops on project finance and renewable energy for students at the Universities of Exeter, Bristol and Plymouth His areas of expertise include supply chain development, economic and financial analysis, marine energy, energy storage, renewable energy strategy, and policy development.