Will has a Bachelor’s degree in Air Transport Engineering and an HND in Mechanical & Production Engineering and has had a keen interest in aviation, renewables and energy conservation for many years.
Professionally, Will has over 20 years commercial experience, having held a number of senior posts in banking and legal IT in the city. During 2014 and 2015, as Programme Director at Push Energy Will was responsible for the construction of 150MW of ground mounted solar farms throughout the UK. In September 2015, focused on solving an industry problem – how to accurately inspect 100% of modules across large scale solar – Will founded Above Surveying Ltd.
Will is also a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and back in 2011, Will Hitchcock and Simon Gilhooly set up the UK’s first community owned solar co-operative, Green Energy Nayland, for which he is still a Director.