Management team

The management team of Norwich Community Solar consists of a range of professionals with skills in energy systems and markets, engineering, accountancy and fund raising. We currently give our time for free to seek new projects, perform outreach and educational tasks for our community and write about community energy as a social enterprise. Our Board of Directors is always open to approach from members who would like to share their skills with us. We operate an equal opportunities policy.


Nigel Hargreaves

Nigel is a consultant energy system and sustainability architect and Managing Director of Synfo Ltd. He is a chartered engineer and has been working on smart grid systems integration for 10 years.

Company Secretary

Luisa Jobson

Luisa is a final year BSc Geography student at the University of East Anglia and passionate about community energy.


Adrian Holmes

Adrian is an experienced Treasurer and founder member of Norwich Community Solar. He is a software developer and previously a Green Party Councillor in Norwich.


Damian Baker

Damian is the co-founder and Managing Director of renewable energy company Ren Energy and manages the technical implementation of our projects.


Peter Ellington

Peter is a part-time lecturer in the Business School of the University of East Anglia and founder of Triple Bottom Line Accounting, an ethical accounting practice.


Tom Abbott

Tom is Managing Partner at BREEAM EASY and founder member of Norwich Community Solar.


Nigel Cornwall

Nigel has nearly 20 years in energy consultancy during which he founded Cornwall Insight and Pixie Energy which have gone on to be industry respected energy market intelligence companies.

Guest Editor

Mark Kirkwood

Mark is a Programme Manager with Nottingham Energy Partnership and former NCS Company Secretary and microbiologist.