Cally Energy is a social enterprise set up by 4 neighbours with seed funding from Islington Council, to raise awareness of green energy, and develop and deliver solar community energy projects in the Caledonian and Barnsbury Wards. Cally Energy is entirely not for profit: surplus funds from energy generation will be used to foster community cohesion, support education initiatives for young people and alleviate fuel poverty in the Wards.
Cally Energy is a Community Interest Company (Company Registration No 13000844)
Elaine is an economist and urban planner with 20-years of experience enabling cities to become more sustainable. She was part of Arup’s Dongtan team, creating the global standard for sustainable urban design, and through her Director role with Siemens, she has advised cities such as Copenhagen, Rotterdam and Pittsburgh on their carbon and air quality strategies. Elaine believes that we need to scale our efforts to stop climate change, that the technology exists, but that we need the people, projects and ambition.
Hannah spent the early years of her career in banking and has been active as a trustee in the voluntary sector for a broad range of charities. She is passionate about responsible business and works at Renaisi, a social enterprise in Hackney, supporting professional refugees into employment.
Julian is a qualified architect and a Principal Lecturer at the University of Westminster. He combined working in architectural practice with part-time teaching until 10 years ago when he became a full-time lecturer. He is passionate about sustainability and is a member of the AECB (the Association of Environmentally Conscious Building).
Sean is a partner in the human rights department at Leigh Day. He acts for individuals and campaign groups on a wide range of human rights issues including privacy and data breach claims, prisoner rights, environmental, discrimination and information law matters.