Our Team

At Strategic Power Projects, our team is our strongest asset. Our success is attributable to the performance of our dynamic people whose extensive experience in all aspects of Biogas, Solar and BESS development is helping to deliver a pipeline of renewable projects across Ireland.

Our team has extensive knowledge across the renewable, engineering, finance, planning and legal sectors. They are defined by an active entrepreneurial spirit, integrity and are committed to working safely and being the best neighbour we can be.

Mike Gimson

Strategic Power Connect Head of Business Development

With nearly three decades of experience in the automotive industry, Mike has transitioned into a new role as Head of Business Development in the renewable sector. Bringing his wealth or experience in sales and management to this exciting new frontier. Mike is spearheading Strategic Power Connects efforts in delivering cutting-edge solutions for commercial scale solar PV systems, including EV charging and battery storage solutions. 

Mike’s journey began in sales roles with esteemed brands such as BMW and Porsche, where he honed his skills in relationship-building and customer care. His dedication and drive led him to progressively senior positions, culminating in his tenure as General Manager at Aston Martin Belfast, where he oversaw the dealership’s exceptional performance.

During his 9-year tenure at Aston Martin, Mike achieved notable success, including leading the dealership to finish as the top-performing dealer in the UK for new car sales. His approach to business is defined by honesty, fairness, and a commitment to viewing clients as partners. With a focus on active listening and solution-based sales techniques, Mike ensures that every client interaction is a win-win scenario.

Outside of the automotive world, Mike enjoys exploring the great outdoors, whether its hiking in the scenic countryside or tending to his garden. An avid music enthusiast, he also enjoys attending live concerts and discovering new artists. A fun fact about Mike: he’s a self-proclaimed amateur chef who loves experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen, much to the delight of his family and friends.