Kevin Murphy

Associate Director

Kevin Murphy is an Associate Director in RCG’s Glasgow office. He is experienced in conducting technical due diligence of onshore and offshore wind projects and has led multi-disciplinary teams of consultants to support gigawatts of project financing and M&A transactions.

Mr Murphy is an experienced technical consultant with a strong commercial focus. With a background in technical due diligence, he is familiar in the review of project design, contractual/commercial provisions, and project budgeting to advise clients on key project risks to support a broad range of renewable energy transactions.

Before joining RCG, Mr Murphy was a team leader in the advisory services group of a major renewable energy consultancy. He specialises in offshore wind transactional due diligence assignments for both pre-FID and construction monitoring phases, having managed multiple offshore wind lender and M&A assignments totalling several gigawatts. In addition, Mr Murphy also has significant experience in insurance related risk assessments for onshore and offshore wind as well as solar PV, including site risk surveys and loss scenario analyses. He has experience of quantitative risk analysis techniques, which are considered best practice in the renewables industry for quantifying risk and appropriate contingency levels. Furthermore, he has also been involved in working with developers during construction to monitor budget status through detailed schedule and scenario analysis.

Mr Murphy holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering

Representative Assignments

Insurance loss scenario analysis, offshore wind
Conducted estimated maximum loss (EML) scenario analysis, through workshops with the project management team and independent cost modelling, to support sizing of appropriate property damage and business interruption coverage limits.
Lender technical due diligence, offshore wind
Led the lenders’ technical due diligence to support the debt financing of the Merkur offshore wind project. The assignment included a full techno-commercial review prior to financial close and ongoing lender support during the construction period.
Acquisition technical due diligence, offshore wind
Managed the acquisition due diligence on behalf of an Asian investor which was new to the offshore wind market. As well as the typical due diligence items, the review also covered several regional specific considerations, including typhoon survival.