We are pleased to announce that David Bunker has joined our board of directors. David brings a wealth of financial experience in renewables including being Finance Director for our partner, Mongoose Energy.
With over twenty years of experience in public practice, David is a Chartered Accountant and Member of the Academy of Experts. He has also been practicing as an Arbitrator, Mediator and Independent Expert in seeking to resolve commercial disputes for over 10 years.
As well as his expertise in the financial sector, David has a longstanding interest in sustainability issues, previously serving as a trustee of the Centre for Sustainability and Director of Sustain Ltd, a leading carbon reduction company.
Currently he is a Director of Bath and West Community Energy Ltd and Finance Director of Windcluster 2000 Ltd., a windfarm complex based in Cumbria.
David Bunker said:
“I am excited to utliise my financial management expertise and experience of the renewables sector as a director of the Bristol Energy Cooperative Board. Bristol is my birthplace, and I am committed to help to bring more community energy to the city.
“I look forward to adding my expertise to the strong skillset and passion of the BEC board members to harness the creativity of the local community so that we can work together for a greener future.”
Peter Thompson, Chair of BEC said:
“On behalf of all the directors, we are pleased to welcome David to the board. With over 20 years’ experience in the financial and renewables sectors combined with a genuine interest in sustainability, David will be a true asset.
“This appointment to the board comes at an exciting moment for BEC as we raise a substantial amount of money to develop renewables in the Bristol region and Somerset through an ambitious portfolio of solar projects.”