Edward ‘Eddie’ Hyams has over forty-five years of experience as an entrepreneur and a senior executive in energy, clean technology and energy efficiency.
At Englefield Capital, Eddie co‐led the Renewable Energy Fund, investing in solar, wind and biomass developments in Europe, joining Englefield after the fund had backed his management team to achieve the first structured financing of a portfolio of renewables assets in the UK. Subsequently Edward has supported innovative businesses and management teams with personal investment and insights in environmental and clean technology businesses. In 2014, Eddie was one of the two original angel investors in UK EV truck business Tevva Motors, and served as Non-Executive Chairman from 2018 until earlier this year.
Eddie has also held a number of senior executive roles in energy including Managing Director at Eastern Group PLC and Engineering Director at Southern Electric PLC. Eddie was a Non‐Executive Director of the UK Energy Saving Trust (UK-EST) following the electricity and gas privatizations in the UK in the early 1990s. Eddie re‐joined the UK-EST as Non‐Executive Chairman in 2005.
Edward is a Chartered Engineer with a degree in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College, London and a Diploma in Accounting and Finance from the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants. Eddie has completed executive programs at Harvard Business School in Finance and at Stanford University in Strategy and Organization. In 2002 Eddie was named “Best Business Leader” in the Sage UK business awards for his leadership as CEO in an innovative energy e-business.