Tamar Bourne, senior manager - smart energy lead

Tamar leads Regen’s smart grids and local supply projects including; a network innovation trial ‘the Sunshine Tariff’, producing a white paper and providing advice on local supply options and exploring smart grid solutions for community energy.Read more

Amy Brimmicombe, analyst

Amy is Regen SW’s research analyst delivering a range of technical support services. Responsibilities include developing Regen SW’s GIS capabilities, data analysis support, producing the smart energy and storage company directory and project administration support.Read more

Tim Crook, head of technical services

Tim is a mechanical engineer with a broad range of experience in onshore heat consultancy, offshore marine renewables, building services and in the defence industries.Read more

Sonya Bedford

Sonya is a Partner with Stephens Scown solicitors, based in its Exeter office, and is head of the firm’s Renewable Energy team. Her strengths lie in dealing with wind farms, wind turbine acquisition, solar pv (domestic and commercial), anaerobic digestion, biomass and hydro.Read more

Olly Frankland, project manager - heat and built environment lead

Olly manages a number of projects and has developed a specialism heat, community energy and microgeneration. He works across a large spectrum of technologies, provides policy updates for the industry and is involved in supporting the sector deliver a renewable heat revolution.Read more

Richard Cresswell

Richard is an independent environmental advisor. Until 2014, he was Director for the Environment Agency in the South West of England. He currently chairs Wessex Water’s Catchment Panel and the Bristol Avon Catchment Partnership.Read more

Jodie Giles, senior manager - community energy lead

Jodie is a senior project manager responsible for the delivery of Regen’s community energy support programme. Jodie engages with communities, developers and the wider renewable energy industry to support communities in the development of sustainable energy projects.Read more

Johnny Gowdy, commercial director

Johnny is a director of Regen SW and leads the development of our commercial projects. Johnny is a Philosophy, Politics and Economics graduate from The Queen’s College Oxford. He comes from a commercial background in supply chain management, energy, oil and gasRead more

Kerry Hayes, analyst

Kerry is the marine energy sector lead at Regen and is one of our team of analysts.Read more

Rachel Hayes, head of membership and events

Rachel leads Regen SW’s membership services and events programme, as well as the organisation’s marketing and communications.Read more

Cheryl Hiles, strategic director

Cheryl is responsible for Regen SW’s overall delivery and future direction, as well providing policy and strategy guidance to clients including businesses, local authorities and government.Read more

Chairman, Michael Huntingford

Michael is a director of Zero Carbon Marine Limited, a specialist developer of renewable energy projects. He is currently involved in developing a major offshore wind project and a longstanding, small onshore scheme.Read more

Merlin Hyman, chief executive

Merlin leads Regen’s mission to transform how we generate, supply and use energy. Merlin is a passionate advocate of a smart, decentralised, low carbon energy system based on renewable energy. Merlin writes and presents extensively on Regen’s pioneering work.Read more

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Thomas Hewitt Jones, Composer in residence

Thomas Hewitt Jones is an award-winning composer of contemporary classical and commercial music. Winner of the 2003 BBC Young Composer Competition, his music has been published by Boosey & Hawkes, Oxford University Press, Banks Music, the RSCM, Encore Publications, Universal Music, and is frequently heard on radio, TV and the cinema in the UK and abroad. His composition 'Cameron's Lament' recently went viral. The Musical SWIMBY developed with Regen SW makes a song and dance of community energy!Read more

Alan John

Alan is a partner with Osborne Clarke solicitors. He works in Bristol and is head of the firm’s Energy & Environment Group. He and his team have particular expertise in advising on renewable energy strategies for property development and a range of renewables projects.Read more

Jonathan Johns

Jonathan is Director and Principal of Climate Change Matters Limited, a consultancy that specialises in mentoring a limited number of businesses on the opportunities and challenges posed by climate change. He is also principal of Jonathan Johns consulting.Read more

Nigel Topping

Nigel is executive director at the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a global NGO transforming the global business system through the power of information. CDP works on behalf of 722 institutional investors, representing assets under management of over $87 trillion.Read more