Tom Parkinson


Tom works as a consultant in the renewable energy sector, working for a variety of businesses including Co-operative Energy, which buys some of the output from Westmill Wind Farm. He is also a founder director of Energy Local, a social enterprise set up in 2013 to help communities match their demand directly to the supply of locally-generated renewable electricity. Energy Local’s first trial took place in the three villages closest to the Westmill Solar site in 2015/6. He is a member of a number of other renewable energy societies and a trustee of Eyes for East Africa, which supports the work of the Kwale District Eye Centre in Kenya.

Tom qualified as a solicitor and has worked as an in-house lawyer at companies including Video Arts (the training company set up by John Cleese) and QXL ricardo (the online auction company and European competitor to eBay). He has an MBA from IESE in Barcelona and completed a renewable energy module at the Open University in 2010.

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Joe Michaels

Joe has twenty years experience in running and managing businesses

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Sarah Flood

Creating positive social and environmental impact has been at the heart of Sarah’s career for 25 years

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Julia Spragg

Julia is active in community and environmental issues

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Mairi Brookes

Mairi has both a  Masters in Physics and Environmental Technology

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Mark Luntley

A member of Baywind Energy Co-operative Limited since 1997

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Angela Bryant

Angela has developed an expertise in effective online and digital marketing in the not-for-profit sector

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Andrew Crawford


Andrew is a Vale of White Horse District Councillor and is a cabinet member for Finance

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