Meet the Team

Our team has significant experience in sustainability, PV manufacture, building design, and construction, providing unrivalled support to architects, specifiers and supply chain partners at every stage of a project. We are constantly re-imagining our products and leading the way in solar innovation.

Jonathan Wilson MBA
Jonathan Wilson MBAChief Executive Officer
Jonathan has more than 17 years of experience in the building envelope sector, with a passion for sustainability and driving real industry change through technological development. Since joining in July 2022 as CEO, Jonathan has been leading the expansion of integrated photovoltaics in both the built environment and mobile applications in the UK and globally.
Gordon Butler
Gordon ButlerChief Technical Officer
Gordon joined the team in April 2014, having worked for Sharp Manufacturing UK for 27 years. Gordon has a strong background in electronics and electrical design, having previously held the position of Senior General Manager of Sharp’s Solar Division.
During this time Gordon oversaw the manufacture of over 10.5 million PV modules and brought engineering and mass production expertise to BIPV.
Richard Costello
Richard CostelloChief Operating Officer
Richard has held executive and managerial positions in operations, production, engineering, facilities and quality across Europe and Asia.
Richard is a lean manufacturing champion, a six sigma black belt and a qualified lead auditor in ISO 9000 Quality Systems and SA8000 social accountability systems.
Sharon Wallace MCIPD
Sharon Wallace MCIPDBusiness Partner - HR, Sales and Marketing
Sharon is a true business partner, working across HR, Sales and Marketing. A Chartered member of the CIPD, with over 30 years of HR/Personnel experience, 16 years of which has been within the solar industry. Sharon’s experience and credentials speak for themselves, as well as supporting the BIPVco team, Sharon works alongside Careers Wales, mentoring teenagers on career paths and identifying opportunities.
Huw Cooper
Huw CooperCommercial Manager
With a background in renewables stretching over 30 years, Huw brings a wealth of experience to the sales team, having been pivotal in delivering EPC projects globally and developing new PV markets in the UK and central and eastern Europe.
Tammy James F IDM
Tammy James F IDMMarketing and Communications Lead
Tammy is a creative professional with over 20 years of marketing experience in the manufacturing and construction industries. Tammy has worked and managed multi-disciplinary brand, communications and digital teams for brilliant, award-winning, impactful outcomes.

Board of Directors

Yury Beylin
Yury BeylinDirector
Dr Beylin is a UK-based consultant and private investor in renewable energies, energy saving, and conservation. He is a former member of the Board of Directors and the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Yukos Oil Company.
Yafim Mendiuk
Yafim MendiukDirector
Dr Mendiuk has over 30 years of senior executive management experience in leading international engineering and manufacturing companies. Recently he was Vice President at Yukos Oil Company, responsible for the strategic acquisition and the merger of synergistic global business organisations.
Daniel Pillai
Daniel PillaiChairman
Daniel had a long career in the steel industry, which motivated him to do something about the industry’s approach to carbon emissions.
His work led him to co-fund BIPVco with a vision to turn every building into a solar power station to positively impact the climate crisis and the UK’s energy needs.

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