Will is leading the development of Chinook Energy’s growth strategy with an emphasis on sourcing funding for, and developing out, Energy from Waste(“EfW”) projects globally together with sourcing feedstock for plants through local partnerships. Mr Temple brings to Chinook ten years of experience in investing experience, including eight years involvement in the waste management and renewable energy sectors.
Mr Temple’s career includes ten years in Private Equity, of which nine years was with European mid-market firm Englefield Capital, which had approximately €2.0bn of assets under management and where Will was a Partner. Will was involved among other investments in the establishment of UK recycling-led waste management company Reconomy in 2005 and the subsequent successful sale of much of that business to Viridor in 2010. Will has broad experience at board level across many sectors, where his roles included strategy formation and investment execution, including raising finance, M&A, management oversight and business development. Following his time at Englefield, Mr Temple spent a year working with Clearbrook Capital on the acquisition of medium and large sized waste management companies with the intention of developing Energy from Waste plants. Prior to Englefield Capital, he spent three years in investment banking in London with Merrill Lynch. Mr Temple has a BSc degree in Economics from the University of Bristol in the UK.