CleanArc Data Centers Appoints Neil Sherlock as Senior VP of Finance

CleanArc, a developer and operator of sustainability-focused hyperscale data center campuses, announces the appointment of Neil Sherlock as Senior Vice President of Finance. The newest member of CleanArc’s growing executive team, Sherlock brings a wealth of experience in commercial real estate finance and capital markets to his role.

“Neil has a deep background in three core areas that make him the perfect fit for CleanArc: commercial real estate financing, digital infrastructure, and capital raising strategies,” said James Trout, Founder and CEO of CleanArc.

Prior to joining CleanArc, Sherlock served as Vice President of Finance & Capital Markets at Landmark Dividend, a vertically integrated investment manager specializing in mission-critical telecommunications, digital infrastructure, and real estate. During his tenure at Landmark, he completed over $3 billion in total transaction volume, demonstrating his adeptness in both debt and equity capital markets.

Sherlock also previously served as Senior Director of Commercial Capital Markets at Ygrene Energy Fund, where he spearheaded efforts to grow and diversify access to various capital channels as well as to expand the company’s national lending platform.

“CleanArc’s unique approach is solving one of the industry’s biggest challenges: delivering on the increasing need for hyperscale capacity while creating new green energy sources to advance sustainability,” Sherlock said. “I’m thrilled to be part of this innovative effort, alongside an incredible team of veteran industry experts.”

As a key member of the senior leadership team, Sherlock will collaborate closely with executives to facilitate project growth at every stage, from land acquisition to development, ensuring precision in meeting CleanArc’s financial goals. His responsibilities also include managing board-level communications, financial reporting, and governance.

About CleanArc 

CleanArc is an innovative provider of first-of-its-kind, sustainability-focused data center development and operation solutions. With decades of experience in both the data center and energy sectors, CleanArc has assembled the critical components — scalability, renewable energy, and strategic data center production — under one arc for hyperscalers seeking to expand quickly, sustainably, and cost-effectively. Backed by 547 Energy and founded by industry veteran James Trout, CleanArc has recruited an executive team who have designed, managed, or built 2 gigawatts of state-of-the-art data center facilities — but are unburdened by legacy business practices and dated approaches to the market. CleanArc is delivering the data center of tomorrow, today. To learn more, visit and follow us on LinkedIn.