Richard Morse


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Sector Specialties

Electric Utilities | Engineering Services | Renewables Energy | Water Utilities


Richard has been a partner at Opus since 2011. Richard is primarily focused on the energy and infrastructure sectors, and has a particular expertise in M&A, project finance and fund-raising for energy technology companies. Recent assignments have included advice to a renewable energy project developer, raising funds for a new power station, and also advice to an electricity storage technology development company on successive fund-raisings.
As well as his work with Opus, Richard is on the Boards of John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited (JLEN), Bazalgette Tunnel Limited, Woodard Corporation and The Grange Festival.


Richard joined Kleinwort Benson in 1981 whence he was seconded to be Deputy Director General of OFGEM from 1999-2001. Following a brief stint as head of Utilities and Infrastructure for Europe at Goldman Sachs, he led the energy and infrastructure team at Greenhill & Co. He was educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford (classics). He is an honorary fellow of Ripon College, Cuddesdon.

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