MARIANA SPATER (CHAIR)
Mariana was formerly the Managing Director of Fountain Television in Wembley, the largest purpose built TV studio in Britain, from where the X Factor is broadcast.
She qualified as a Chartered Accountant with a predecessor firm of Haysmacintyre.
Mariana has also been a trustee of the charity Royal Surgical Aid Society since 2007 and chaired it from 2010 to 2014.
Mariana has been a long standing supporter of community energy and is a member of a number of other community energy projects.
MIKE SMYTH MBE
Mike is a solicitor who lives in Milford, Surrey. He is the volunteer chair of Energy4All, Wey Valley Solar Schools Energy Co-operative and The Schools’ Energy Co-operative, both of which install solar panels on schools.
Previously he was a partner of Lawrence Graham, a major London based firm of solicitors, for more than 20 years, specialising in corporate and commercial law.
Mike chaired Friends of the Earth Trust until 2012.
Zoe Mountford works in the M&S Plan A team and is responsible for leading M&S' commitment to be fully net zero by 2040. Plan A is M&S' mission to become a net zero business across their entire value chain by 2040. Net zero means simply that M&S doesn't add any more greenhouse emissions to the atmosphere than they take out of it.
Zoe has a long-standing interest in renewable energy, having studied a Master of Science in Renewable Energy, Enterprise and Management at Newcastle University.
Tom is the Solar PV manager for Bauder Ltd, a business specialising in the manufacture, design and installation of flat roofs and solar PV solutions for flat roofs.
In addition to solar pv Tom has extensive experience in installing flat and green roofs.
He was involved in Transition Town Berkhamsted’s Solar PV offer, which, in partnership with Energy4All, installed a community funded solar array on the local secondary school, and he has been involved in a number of other community funded solar schemes.