Peter Butt / Director, Power Projects

Peter is responsible for the strategic direction of the company as it relates to Power Plants and regulatory compliance. He is part British and part Nigerian by birth. He is a Director of AAAi Limited and I R Projects (USA and Nigeria), an Economist with over 25 years of experience in the power industry. He has worked for the Confederation of British Industries as Energy Policy Adviser.

As a consultant since 1996, he has worked on many aspects of the UK electricity market. Internationally, he has had Project Management roles in South Korea, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Netherlands, and also as a Special Adviser to the Saudi Electricity Regulatory Authority. Peter was the Resident Economic Regulatory Expert for the capacity building of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission. He was the Energy Economist responsible for advising a team of Consultants working for Kaduna State in Nigeria on power generation.

He was a member of a team of Economists engaged by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office to advice on the reform and restructuring of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and review the Petroleum Industry Bill currently passing through the Nigeria National Assembly. As a Director of I R Projects Limited, Peter Butt is developing an off-grid 55MW power generation plant in Cross River State and a 35MW captive power plant in Lagos State.