The Community Energy Scotland Team

Community Energy Scotland is proud of its team of dedicated professionals who are constantly striving to help communities and businesses achieve their goals. With their combined skills and experience in both technical and social fields, this canny crew are committed to supporting and delivering projects, from inception to the final product!

Innovation Development Officer

Alex is an Innovation Development Officer working on the delivery of Heat Pumps Plus and ReFLEX.

Community Support Officer

Anna is part of our Carbon Neutral Islands team supporting islands to become carbon neutral by 2040. The project involves working with communities on individual islands to develop their own climate plans.

Outer Hebrides Community Support Specialist

Beatriz is working with the teams on RIPEET and Community Power Outer Hebrides. She will also be involved with other local projects.

ICNZ iCAN Officer

Becky is CES' Island Community Action Network Development Officer with the Island Centre for Net Zero (ICNZ) project. She also continues to contribute to the Carbon Neutral Islands project (CNI).

ICNZ Accelerator Officer

Accelerator Officer within the Island Centre for Net Zero team is to identify funding opportunities, secure resources, and conduct horizon scanning to support action on decarbonisation within the community sector.

Membership & Communications Officer

Cath manages our membership and leads on public communications in her role maintaining engagement between CES, our members and our wider network.

Carbon Neutral Islands Off-Grid Officer

Charlie's role focuses on supporting off-grid island communities as part of the Carbon Neutral Islands project.

Carbon Neutral Islands Manager

Darragh heads up the Carbon Neutral Islands team working closely with communities and partners across the islands to help move towards net-zero in a fair and just way.

Head of Trading

Eibhlin manages our trading subsidiary, which owns a number of generating assets that provide a financial return to support the charitable work of CES.

Head of Development

Gordon identifies and develops new CES programmes and sources of income by working closely with the rest of the team and our members.

ICNZ Outer Hebrides Officer

Hannah M forms part of the Islands Centre for Net Zero team working closely with communities in the Outer Hebrides supporting their decarbonisation plans.

Communications Officer

Hannah S is a communications specialist, working on the Carbon Neutral Islands and Energy Learning Network projects.

Head of Finance

Laura deals with all financial and administrative matters for Community Energy Scotland and Community Energy Scotland Trading.

Community Data and Digital Officer

Leanne explores and develops the role of data as part of just and progressive community energy projects.

Technical Director

As CES' chief technical officer, Mark leads on the development of new Local Energy Economies projects in Orkney and oversees the delivery of our Orkney projects; ReFLEX, BIG HIT, Surf ‘n’ Turf, Heat Smart Orkney and SMILE.

Outer Hebrides Manager

Matthew heads up the CES Islands Centre for Net Zero team. He is also responsible for the project's activities in the Outer Hebrides.

Assistant Finance Officer

Pam supports our Finance Officer with administration and helps in other operations areas when required.

Projects Manager

Peter is part of the Orkney team working on the Heat Pumps Plus and ReFLEX projects.

Carbon Neutral Islands Project Officer

Raina is part of the Carbon Neutral Islands team and is working on the plans to replicate the project.

Director, People & Communities

Rona's responsibilities are HR, running the Board and Management Team and ensuring a well organised, coherent overall approach to delivery of all our operational projects.

N76 Development Officer

Rosie works with a collaboration of CES members in the Nith Valley, Dumfries & Galloway, helping to develop sustainable local transport solutions

Project Officer - Shetland

Ryan is part of the Net Zero Living team and his focus is establishing rural energy & transport hubs in Shetland.

Head of Project Operations

Victoria coordinates and manages the delivery of CES' portfolio of projects.


Zoë is based in Glasgow and is experienced in third sector management and strategy in Scotland and abroad, in a variety of sustainable development fields.