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John Matthews

Head of Development and Utility Scale Origination

John Matthews leads the development and utility-scale origination team at Stellar Renewable Power, across the US.

Prior to joining Stellar, John spent eleven years at NextEra Energy working on strategy, M&A, and renewable development with a primary focus on solar and battery storage. John originated over 1.5 GWs of contracted solar and battery storage projects and led the direction of a pipeline that was in excess of 7 GWs.

Before his career in renewables, John worked for various institutional investors in the commercial real estate sector, including managing and funding development projects.

John has a MBA from Goizueta Business School and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Davidson College.