Dan co-founded Awel Aman Tawe, a community energy charity, in 1998, and has been manager since 2000. He is a member of the Community Energy Contact Group working with DECC to develop their Community Energy Strategy. He advises community groups across south Wales on developing wind and hydro schemes. He was a finalist in the 2007 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and is an enterprise role model for the Welsh Assembly Dynamo programme. He is a qualified Energy Assessor (Domestic, Commercial and Green Deal). He has learnt fluent Welsh.
Mary Ann Brocklesby
Mary Ann is a social development specialist with 20 years experience of policy advice, programme management, and research in Asia, Africa, Europe and the UK. She specialises in developing social development capacity, and in environment-poverty linkages both at policy and programme level.