David Bartholomew announced as the new Chair of the Atmos Renewables Board

Atmos Renewables (“Atmos”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed David Bartholomew to the Board as the new Chair. 

David is an experienced non-executive director who has served on the boards of listed companies, unlisted joint ventures, Government-Owned Corporations and not-for-profit enterprises in Australia and internationally, including in energy utilities, transportation and industrial sectors.  David was the former CEO of DUET Group, a listed energy and utilities company, and has held board and advisory roles across a range of companies including Endeavour Energy, Power and Water Corporation, Atlas Arteria Group, Iris Energy, Keolis Downer and GHD. 

David’s appointment as Chair reinforces Atmos Renewables’ commitment to the highest standard of governance, with the Board now consisting of four directors, all of whom are non-executive and two of whom are independent.

Daniel Timms, Igneo Infrastructure Partners representative director said “We are excited that the Atmos business has been able to attract a Chair of David’s calibre, and look forward to his leadership and support of the company as it continues to drive the energy transition in Australia through developing, operating and investing responsibly in clean energy.”

David Bartholomew said “Atmos Renewables is at a critical point in its development and I am very much looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to the continued strong performance and growth of the business”.

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About Atmos Renewables

Atmos Renewables (Atmos) is powering a sustainable future for Australia.  Established in 2020 by Igneo Infrastructure Partners, Atmos was founded to contribute to the decarbonisation of the Australian electricity network and to provide a platform for investors to deploy capital into the renewable energy sector through Atmos’ development, construction, ownership and operation of renewable energy assets. Atmos has interests in 15 large scale operating wind and solar farms across the NEM – eight of these are 100%-owned, two are majority-owned and the remainder are through minority stakes.

Atmos invests in green energy at all stages of the project lifecycle and is building out a scaled and diversified portfolio of generation and storage assets to provide clean power to a range of customers. In doing so the company is committed to achieving positive environmental outcomes and lasting relationships with local communities.  Atmos is led by a team of experienced professionals across offices in Melbourne and Sydney.

For more information, visit atmosrenewables.com.au

About Igneo Infrastructure Partners

Igneo is an autonomous investment team in the First Sentier Investors Group. It invests in high-quality, mature, mid-market infrastructure companies in the utilities and transport sectors in the UK, Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. Operating since 1994, the team works closely with portfolio companies to create long-term sustainable value through innovation, a focus on ESG and proactive asset management.

Igneo manages US$19.5 billion worth of assets (as at 31 December 2023) on behalf of more than 200 investors around the world.

For more information, visit igneoip.com

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