Meet the people behind Prospus Group, each experts in their field and dedicated to delivering value for our clients.

Derek Mitchell
0131 215 1167

Group Director and Head of Prospus Energy

Derek heads up our commercial development and project delivery teams. Prior to joining Prospus Group, he played a key role in delivering and commissioning over £6m of solar PV projects across the UK.

Derek combines an MBA from the Edinburgh Business School with over 20 years of commercial and management experience. He is a retired Director of the Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association having helped establish it as one of the largest hydrogen and fuel cell trade associations in Europe and was also a founding Director of the Hydrogen Office Ltd., where he secured over £5m to finance this innovative project and successfully project managed its development.

More recently Derek was the lead project manager in successfully negotiating the transfer of the Microgeneration Certification Scheme and over £6m of assets from the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to the MCS Charitable Foundation.

Alistair Fell
01228 900 949

Group Director and Head of Prospus Property

Alistair specialises in business growth and asset acquisition. Prior to joining Prospus Group he led a site acquisition team as Director of a development firm and was responsible for forming strategic relationships with site finders and land agencies across the UK for multi-million-pound investment projects. In this role Alistair secured an extensive pipeline of sites with a build cost in excess of £50m. Alistair’s role included oversight of all commercial negotiations, legal agreements and planning issues associated with these projects.

Alistair has also worked as Head of Renewable Energy at a large land agency firm, advising farm and estate-based clients on all aspects of renewable energy developments. Managing a team of consultants, he oversaw the implementation of renewable technologies from site identification to feasibility, permitting and construction. He has also carried out technical and financial due diligence for a large number of lenders on many multi-million-pound projects.

Tom Woof
01228 900 949

Group Director and Head of Prospus Consulting

Tom heads up our consulting and planning team. Previously Head of Planning at H&H Land and Property, he has a variety of specialisms including local plan allocations, and residential, rural, commercial and neighbourhood planning. He also has 12 years’ experience running his own planning consultancy, Development Planning Solutions (DPS), during which time he advised on development schemes all over the country.

As the first section 106 officer in the London Borough of Brent, Tom secured the section 106 agreement for the new Wembley Stadium, which opened in 2007.

Tom’s work has received national recognition with him receiving the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his work in 2014.

Phil Graham
01865 703 151

Group Director and Head of Revolution Architecture

A skilled and versatile designer, Phil consistently produces imaginative and exciting conceptual designs that often lead to award winning sustainable buildings.

Phil approaches each design brief with an open mind and is willing to challenge pre-conceptions in the pursuit of a successful outcome. He has experience in many project sectors, including the motor racing industry, hi-tech manufacturing, education and research, sport and leisure, local authorities, housing associations, private clients and property developers.

Over the years Phil has completed new build, refurbishment, interior design, landscape and historic conservation projects in locations all over the world.

Elizabeth Fisher
01228 900 949

Marketing Director

Elizabeth is a CIM qualified marketeer with a wealth of experience across a variety of industries. She manages Prospus Marketing, a full-service marketing and design agency located in Carlisle, Cumbria.

Elizabeth has a proven history in strategy development through integration and collaboration with senior leaders and offers measurable results. Her general interest and curiosity in life and people lends itself well to adapting to whatever task is put in front of her.

With a degree in Print Journalism, a background in publishing, and experience managing busy marketing departments, Elizabeth is able to drive high performing campaigns and deliver an expert marketing service.