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

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

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

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

Cathy McClay

Cathy McClay is Head of Commercial Operations at National Grid.  In this role she is responsible for delivering the strategy and tools to the electricity control room to balance the system in real time.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

Lord Robin Teverson

Robin is a member of the House of Lords where he leads on energy and climate change issues for the Liberal Democrats. He was a member of the European Parliament representing Cornwall and Plymouth. His business career has been in freight and logistics, and more recently in the provision of finance to the business sector.Read more

James Vaccaro

James is a specialist in social and environmental finance having been at Triodos Bank since 1998. James has advised on bond issues and share offers for leading social enterprises and charities. He has managed equity investments in a range of early stage businesses in the organic food, recycling and environmental technology sectors.Read more

Johnny Gowdy, commercial director

Johnny is a director of Regen 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

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