Christopher Allen Speaker at Energy Storage Summit USA 2024

Christopher Allen

Director Energy Hub Developments

Chris Allen runs Energy Hub Developments which brokers funding between UK and European funders and US renewable developers. Over the past two years Chris has exclusively built a 12Gwh battery storage pipeline for Gresham House Plc, the UK’s market leader in battery storage. Gresham completed its IPO on the London Stock Exchange and now has attracted over $1bn in funding. Chris is an experienced entrepreneur and previously founded a global utilities Headhunter Clearstream Global with Octopus Energy as an early client, an energy retailer Toto growing to 250,000 customers and a nationwide meter contractor Magnum Utilities with 180 engineers. Across a number of rounds of financing Chris was successful in raising over £28m of funding from Crius (Vistra) Energy and Forte Energy in New York and Glencore and BP in London as well as a number of high net worth investors. Chris has held senior executive positions at National Grid Energy System Market operator subsidiary Elexon and British Telecom.

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