Sarah Flood

For close to fifteen years Sarah has been delivering policy and practice to help the social economy and civil society sector thrive. She has worked with social investors, co-operatives, social enterprises and voluntary and community organisations, all with a focus on how finance can create social good.

She is an investor in and Chair of Cultivate Oxford, a not-for-profit social enterprise bringing fresh, local, organically-grown food direct from farmers to the city. Prior to joining Ethex she worked at one of the largest social investment organisations in this country, The Social Investment Business, where she was exploring new investment products and supporting new programme development. Between 2008-2010, while at the Plunkett Foundation, she led Defra’s Social Enterprise Strategic Partnership and helped to secure funding for community-owned shops and rural transport social enterprises. She has also worked for NCVO’s pioneering Sustainable Funding Project and for New Philanthropy Capital.

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Tom Parkinson - Chair

Tom works as a consultant in the renewable energy and technology sectors

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Martin Allman

Martin has almost a decade of experience managing and leading businesses

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Nina Alphey

Nina is an enthusiast for community-owned renewable energy

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Richard Benwell

Richard lives in Great Coxwell, within sight of the Westmill wind turbines

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Bob Pedley

Bob is a CIMA qualified Management Accountant, with 30 years experience

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Mark Luntley

A member of Baywind Energy Co-operative Limited since 1997

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Philip Wolfe

Philip Wolfe is one of the pioneers of the UK renewable energy industry

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