Who we are

Who we are

Agility, energy and innovation

We combine the agility, energy and innovation of a new world business, with the experience, expertise and clout of an established player, which perfectly positions us to meet the needs of emerging markets while delivering sustainable, attractive investment opportunities.

Our team is made up of experts with extensive experience in all aspects of the energy, engineering, legal and financial industries. This combines technical knowledge with commercial and financial acumen. Our unique background means we can successfully navigate the entire energy process. Winch’s track record includes a number of successful projects with Winch acting as technical developer and financing arranger.



Our team is made up of experts with extensive experience in all aspects of the energy, engineering, legal and financial industries.

Executive Management

Nicholas Wrigley

Chief Executive Officer

Nicholas is the Founder and Co-Owner of Winch Energy. He has extensive experience in the energy industry and is also a partner at UPC Renewables, a leading international wind and solar energy developer.

Prior to that he spent more than 20 years in the legal profession, including managing global law firm Clifford Chance’s European practice.

Rino Magazu

Chief Technology Officer

Rino is a mechanical engineer with 24 years’ general management experience, principally in utilities, plant engineering, ICT and Solar PV construction. Before joining Winch in 2009 and leading the implementation of the Italian programme, he acted as CEO for multiple Italian power trading and telecommunication companies.

He has extensive experience as designer and project manager, responsible for compliance with permitting, testing and safety regulations.