Duncan Straughen - Non-Executive Director

As a Director of the Wates Family Office which serves the owners of Wates Construction Group, Duncan represents the Wates family interest in Rural Energy. His previous roles have included serving as Chief Operating Officer for the South East England Development Agency (SEEDA) and Commercial Director on the NHS LIFT program for Carillion plc. From 1997 to 2002 he was Managing Director of Hong Kong Land Infrastructure where he managed the completion of a number of investments in transportation, power, water, telecoms and logistics projects in the Asian region.