Natasha Batson, Senior Legal Counsel
Alan Black, Legal director
Alan Black supports the group’s infrastructure project development and financing activities and advises the Board on corporate matters. He holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics & Engineering from Trinity College, University of Cambridge, post-graduate degrees from the College of Law in London and an MBA from London Business School.
Alan has worked in the power sector since 1992. He began his career as an engineer in the Safety Division of Nuclear Electric plc, before retraining as a lawyer and qualifying as a solicitor at City law firm Lovell White Durrant (now Hogan Lovells) in 1997. Since then, Alan has been actively involved in all aspects of the development, financing, management and operation of power and infrastructure projects in the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Prior joining eleQtra in 2008, Alan spent a number of years as in-house counsel at Enron Europe, supporting the Project Development and Project Finance teams, and then at Enron International where he was the sole lawyer for the European Asset Management division. Most recently he served as Assistant General Counsel at Rolls-Royce Power Ventures.