Lane is head of the renewables business at the Impact Investment group, which has recently launched its $100M Solar Income Fund. The fund aggregates small utility solar farms to provide an investment opportuntiy in a diversified portfolio of contracted solar plants.
Lane is a champion of the renewable energy industry. For the last 10 years he was the Executive General Manager for Pacific Hydro. Lane was responsible for leading the Australian business, having lead the growth of the company to become a clean energy utility with a portfolio of more than 300MW of operating wind and hydro power facilities and a growing base of retail electricity customers.
In his career he has over 25 years of international experience in the energy industries in Australia, Asia, the UK and New Zealand. He was worked in energy regulation and risk management. His early career included engineering design and project management in the oil & gas industry.
Lane has a Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical from Canterbury University in New Zealand and a Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law from Deakin University.
When not at work, Lane spends time with his family (with two daughters), enjoys the arts, keeps active through basketball, bike riding and surfs on a stand-up paddleboard. He is also interested in sustainable living and a member of an intentional co-housing community.