Robin Chamberlayne is a chartered financial planner and has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry. He formed Progressive Strategic Solutions in 1997, which was one of the first chartered firms in the UK. Progressive provides financial advice and tax planning strategies to high net worth individuals and businesses. Robin sits on the board of the Proven Planned Exit VCT and Downing Structured Opportunities VCT 1 plc, and the Downing Planned Exit VCT 2011 plc, which has a focus on Low Carbon feed-in tariff based investments within their investment mandate. Robin has been actively involved in renewable energy for a number of years; his family’s farm operates both commercial biomass and solar installations to meet the heat and power requirements for a large rural business centre.